Congratulations to the ICO Class of 2016! Please join us in celebration as these students become Doctors of Optometry. When: Saturday, May 21, 2016, 11 a.m. Guests with tickets can enter the chapel at approximately 10:15 a.m. in the order they arrived. At approximately 10:45 a.m., guests without tickets will be allowed seating as it is available. Where: Rockefeller Chapel 5850 S. Woodlawn Avenue Chicago, IL 60637…
Requested by popular demand, another SVOSH lens sale will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, April 20 from noon – 2 p.m. Lenses will be offered in multiple materials, with many customization options available for an upcharge. Eyesafe screen protectors for smart phones will also be on sale. Please bring your frames to the tables outside of Room 1201! Orders must be made by ICO students, no exchanges or refunds.
The following students earned a spot on the Dean’s List for the Winter quarter of the 2015-16 school year by achieving a quarterly GPA of 3.5 or better and earning no grade below a B or H (honors) in all third and fourth year patient care courses:
ICO’s 19th Annual Practice Opportunities Symposium promises to be the networking event of the year, and it’s just 3 days away. The 2016 POS kicks off Friday, April 8, at 1 p.m. This free event includes countless opportunities to network. Attendees will learn practice management techniques and gain knowledge about externships, residencies, and various modes of practice. Over 30 practitioners will be in the building, plus vendors and panelists from…
South Side School-Based Vision Clinic Announces Positive Impact of Comprehensive Eye Exams on Students’ GPAs, Math Test Scores CHICAGO, March 15, 2016 – A study conducted by the Illinois Eye Institute at Princeton Elementary School and Chicago Public Schools showed a statistically significant improvement in student GPAs and math test scores after students received comprehensive eye exams and glasses. IEI at Princeton, a partnership between…
The Alfred and Sarah Rosenbloom Center on Vision and Aging celebrated its first year yesterday. Sarah Rosenbloom and her son, Alfred A. Rosenbloom, Jr. were present at an afternoon tea. Sarah mentioned her late husband, saying “Al knows what’s going on here. He likes it. If he didn’t, we’d hear about it!” The Rosenbloom Center was the lifelong dream of Alfred A. Rosenbloom, Jr., OD…
Teisha Johnson, ICO’s Senior Director of Admissions, has been elected Secretary of NAGAP. NAGAP is the premier organization for graduate enrollment management professionals, representing all graduate-type programs nationwide. Ms. Johnson has distinguished herself as a leader within NAGAP over several years of increasing involvement. She served as National Conference Chair for 2 consecutive years prior to her new title. We congratulate Teisha on her achievements, and are honored to have her representing ICO across the world….
The Private Practice Club is hosting a presentation next Wednesday, January 13 at 6:00 p.m. in room 1201. Mr. Bill Nolan of William’s Group will be presenting “Steps to Private Ownership: Considerations From Associateship to Partnership.” The event is free for PPC members and $5 for non-members. Clinic attire is required. Food and drink will be provided. This event will count towards the Private Practice Club…
The following students earned a spot on the Dean’s List for the Fall quarter of the 2015-16 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:
The Fellowship of Christian Optometrists is having a raffle for the upcoming Guatemala mission trip in February. The raffle will be located in the foyer outside of Lecture Hall 1201 from 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. from Tuesday, December 8 through Thursday, December 10. There are some great prizes planned, including: Brookfield Zoo Family Admission Package for 6 people 2 Outfield tickets to a Chicago White Sox in May/April 2016…