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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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Sep 2014

ICO Private Practice Club event

Jill Maher from Allergan will be joining ICO Private Practice Club on Wednesday, September 24 at 5 p.m. in LC room 1201. She will talk about the process of starting a career in optometry, market dynamics and trends specific to optometry. Dinner will be provided. This event will be free for Private Practice Club members and $5 for non-members. Please RSVP for this special event…

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Sep 2014

Blood Drive today until 1 p.m.

The Student Association and Community Service Organization are hosting a blood drive today (Monday, September 15) in the gym until 1:00 p.m. Walk-ins are more than welcome! 


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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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