News


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Jan 2015

Private Practice Club Event

The Private Practice Club, along with Optometric Insights, is sponsoring an event on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. in room 1201. Presented by Dr. Mile Brujic, “What You Need to Know Now to Achieve Professional Success” is an interactive discussion that highlights the period leading up to graduation. Topics to be covered during this informative presentation include: * Where do I practice? * What type…

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Jan 2015

Rosenbloom Center on Vision and Aging Opens its Doors

CHICAGO –The Illinois College of Optometry is proud to announce the opening and dedication of the Alfred and Sarah Rosenbloom Center on Vision and Aging at the Illinois Eye Institute. The new facility is located on the ICO campus and is committed to the vision care needs of an aging population. With the rate of severe vision loss set to double by 2030, mirroring the…

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Dec 2014

Help FCO Mission Trips, Win Great Gifts!

FCO’s annual raffle fundraiser is set for the week of Dec. 8-12. Tickets will be available for purchase from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday through Friday. LOTS of exciting raffle prizes have been donated! Prices are as follows: $2 for one ticket, $5 for six and $10 for 15.


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Nov 2014

AAO Poinsettia Sale, Trivia Night

The AAO Poinsettia Sale is going on now. Purchase a poinsettia by Friday, Dec. 5, for $15 for your home or a friend. The poinsettias will deliver by Dec. 11th.  Email EOkaj@eyedoc.ico.edu to place your order today! AAO is also hosting a Trivia Night/Battle of the Brains on Friday, December 12 in the Lecture Center. Teams can consist of 3-5 people; entry will be $5/person….

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Nov 2014

SA Community Service Board Needs Our Help

The Annual Holiday Food Drive kicked off this week, and goes until Tuesday, Dec. 2. They’re collecting non-perishable food items to support the St. James Food Pantry, which serves food to low income families and elderly people in need of assistance. Suggested items include canned fruit, vegetables, tuna and meat; cereal; boxed dinners; soup; pasta; pasta sauce; and peanut butter. As soon as the food drive ends,…

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Nov 2014

First-Born Children Have Better Vision, Research Shows

Illinois College of Optometry Study Determines Birth Order Can Affect Reading Readiness and Academic Performance CHICAGO – Birth order is thought to affect everything from a child’s personality to IQ. Now researchers at the Illinois College of Optometry have concluded that birth order can also affect vision. In the first known study of its kind, researchers have concluded that first-born children tend to have better…

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Oct 2014

Fall Quarter Dean’s List

The following students earned a spot on the dean’s list for the fall quarter of the 2014-15 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:


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Sep 2014

Summer Quarter Dean’s List

The following students earned a spot on the dean’s list for the summer 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:


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Sep 2014

Don’t miss the ICO Wellness Fair, Sept. 24

Open to all, the ICO Wellness Fair will be held on September 24, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., and give us tips and ideas on how to live a safe and healthy lifestyle. The one-day event will be in the gym and have healthy snacks, free flu shots, raffle prizes and more. There will also be several organizations including Divvy Bikes, Chicago Public Library, American…

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Sep 2014

Flu Vaccination Available Sept. 24

The 2014-2015 season influenza  vaccination will be offered without charge to all ICO students, faculty and staff on September 24th, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., in the gym.  This will take place in conjunction with the ICO Wellness Fair. This event is a ‘walk – up’ – no appointments necessary.  We expect student traffic to be higher between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. due to lecture…

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