CHICAGO – The Illinois College of Optometry, the nation’s oldest and largest optometry school, announced today a revitalized practice management curriculum in response to the real world needs of the profession. Beginning this fall, the entering class of future optometrists will experience enhanced programming to best prepare students for the business side of optometry. Practice management fundamentals have always been a part of the ICO curriculum,…
ICO is thrilled to announce the our new Online Continuing Education Portal. Optometrists worldwide can use this tool to access CE anytime, anywhere. The site currently offers more than 10 COPE-approved courses developed by leading content experts right here at ICO! Signing up is easy. All you have to do is complete the simple (and free) online registration form at www.ico.edu/online-ce. Once logged in, you’ll have have 24/7 access to ICO’s COPE-approved CE courses….
The following students earned a spot on the Dean’s List for the Spring 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:
The following members of ICO’s Class of 2016 were honored with scholarships and awards at the annual Capstone Program on Wednesday, May 18. Congratulations to all! Thank you to our generous Capstone 2016 sponsors and exhibitors: Bronze Level Sponsors Alcon National Vision, Inc. Exhibitor/Table Sponsors All About Eyes Allergan American Academy of Optometry American Optometric Association CooperVision Eye Doctor’s Optical Outlets -Florida ICO Alumni Association Illinois Optometric…
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…
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….