Homecoming 2020 Update

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Homecoming 2020 has been rescheduled and will be combined with Homecoming 2021. 

Reunion years will be:

2016, 2015, 2011, 2010, 2006, 2005, 2001, 2000, 1996, 1995, 1991, 1990, 1986, 1985, 1981, 1980, 1976, 1975, 1971, 1965, 1966, 1960, 1961, 1955, 1956, 1950, 1951

Alumni Association Awards

We are pleased to announce the following 2020 Alumni Association Award recipients:

Golden Gavel Award

Alumnus of the Year Award

Young Alumnus of the Year Award

Distinguished Friend Award

Professional Achievement Award 

Excellence in Education Award

Humanitarian Award

Lifetime Service Award

Larry Van Daalen, OD '87

Robert N. Lewenson, OD '80

Abby Jakob, OD '14

R. Michael Daley

R. Mark Hatfield, OD '79, MD, FACS

Geoffrey W. Goodfellow, OD '01, FAAO, Dipl. ABO

William A. Olivos, OD '95

Bernard "Bernie" Nevel, OD '55 (NICO)

Read about the achievements of each recipient here.


Please join us next year, as we plan to have an in-person awards program for both the 2020 and the 2021 Alumni Association Award recipients!

Class Reunion Recognition

Since the 2020 reunion classes were not able to celebrate together this year, please enjoy the following photo galleries from our Flickr site. See who came to your class reunion 5 and 10 years ago! I hope this brings back warm memories of your time at ICO.  Looking forward to seeing you next year!

Photo Gallery from Homecoming 2015 and Homecoming 2010


Photo Gallery of your Class Composite Photos. (Class of 1951 shown)

Homecoming Archive:

For more information // Find your classmates
Find your classmates by using our online Alumni Directory at, or, contact the Alumni Office at Please contact Connie Scavuzzo, Sr. Director of Alumni Development, at 312-949-7080 or for more details.