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Sep 2014

ICO to Honor Distinguished Optometrists at Homecoming

The Illinois College of Optometry is proud to announce the winners of the 2014 Alumni Association Awards. Ten optometrists and one corporation will be honored for professional achievement, leadership in education and excellence in philanthropy, on Saturday, September 6 at the InterContinental Chicago. The 2014 Alumni Association award recipients are: Golden Gavel AwardsCharles W. Harrill, OD ’74, Dipl. ABO Pamela A. Lowe, OD ’88, FAAO,…

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Aug 2014

Students & Faculty: Homecoming Registration Deadline is Friday

ICO’s Homecoming is September 5-7.  Join your classmates and colleagues for a weekend full of educational, networking and social events for all to enjoy. The registration deadline is Friday, August 29, so sign-up online today and guarantee your seat.


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Aug 2014

President’s Welcome & White Coat Ceremony on Saturday

One of ICO’s annual traditions for the incoming class is the President’s Welcome/White Coat Ceremony, a special event when students are presented with a white clinic coat, signifying the transition into professional education. This year’s event is Saturday, August 23rd at 1:30 p.m., in the Lecture Center. At 11:00 a.m. in the LC there will be a brief orientation for parents.


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Aug 2014

Pilates, Zumba & “Fall Into Fitness” News

Pilates will be held in the Gym on Monday evenings beginning September 8 from 6:45-7:45 p.m. ZUMBA will be held on Tuesdays beginning August 26 from 12:15-1:15 p.m. , and replace the Abs & Arms and Waist Down classes that day. Also, please sign up for Fall into Fitness, which begins Monday August 25. Email Sarah Edgeworth with any questions.


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Aug 2014

Please Pardon our Dust: Campus Renovations Continue

At long last, the renovation of ICO’s library (phase I) is complete. And, it’s absolutely gorgeous. The space has been transformed into a modern space with swanky areas for students to study and interact with the libraries’ collections. The refreshing new space isn’t the only thing that’s new. There is also a ton of new digital content including subscriptions to the Center for Research Libraries…

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Aug 2014

ICOlympics this Saturday!

ICOlympics, a Student Association-hosted event, will take place on the lot next to the Residential Complex on Saturday, Aug. 16. Events include limbo, water balloon toss, volleyball, dodgeball, relay race, tug-of-war, and hot dog and watermelon eating contests. A sign-up sheet is posted on the SA bulletin board outside the mailroom in the President’s Lounge. Even if you don’t compete, attendees will still receive free…

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Aug 2014

Admissions Volunteers Needed

Each year, ICO’s admissions team visits dozens of undergraduate institutions throughout the U.S. and Canada, representing the college at graduate/professional fairs and conducting presentations for pre-optometry and pre-health clubs. Schedule permitting, students may visit these schools on ICO’s behalf, usually their own alma mater. Contact senior director of admissions Teisha Johnson for more information.


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Jun 2014

ICO president Arol Augsburger, OD, inducted into National Optometry Hall of Fame

The Illinois College of Optometry is proud to announce that Arol Augsburger, OD, was inducted into the National Optometry Hall of Fame on June 26, during a ceremony as part of Optometry’s Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. Dr. Augsburger was one of three inductees honored this year for significant contributions to the profession. Dr. Augsburger has served with privilege for more than 43 years at three…

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Jun 2014

Spring Quarter Dean’s List

The following students earned a spot on the Dean’s List for the spring quarter of the 2013-14 school year by achieving a quarterly GPA of 3.5 or better and earning no grade below a B or H (honors) in all patient care courses: First Year Ahrar, ShariAlexopoulos, DeniseArneson, GretchenBandstra, AlainaBartek, AnnBerens, AshleyBlavat, JamieBouras, GeorgeBrandt, AlexandraBrenart, RobertBurton, MargaretCowling, JessicaDaraban, DanielDennis, EricaFrantz, BryanGiraldo, TatianaGorski, EmilyHartnett, MeghanHasler, RachelHeer,…

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May 2014

Members of Class of 2014 Honored at Capstone

The following members of ICO’s Class of 2014 were honored with scholarships and awards at the annual Capstone Program on Wednesday, May 14. Élaina Y. Kuang Exceptional Tutor Award Patrick Lee Dr. Derrald Taylor Low Vision Residency Award Rachel Boram Lee Exceptional Tutor Award Tiffany Anise Lue ICO Scholarship for Underrepresented Populations Siva Meiyeppen Exceptional Tutor Award Daisy Mendez ICO Scholarship for Underrepresented Populations Erin…

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