School and College News

  • Kentucky College of Optometry Seeks Faculty Members

    Kentucky College of Optometry Seeks Faculty Members

    The University Of Pikeville, the Leading University of Central Appalachia, is currently seeking faculty for its Kentucky College of Optometry. Professional educators are sought in the areas of Primary Care, Binocular Vision, Ocular Disease and Pharmacology. Candidates should be passionate and experienced regarding classroom and clinical instruction. Through education, training, and mentoring, faculty members will

  • Dr. Smith Among “Most Influential in Optometry”

    Dr. Smith Among “Most Influential in Optometry”

    As part of its 50th anniversary celebration, Optometric Management magazine is recognizing optometrists who have made significant contributions to the profession. The University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO) announced that its Dean, Dr. Earl Smith III, is included on the magazine’s “Most Influential List.” An article in the magazine notes, “Dr. Smith’s research on

  • UCB Dean Elected College of Optometrists Life Fellow

    UCB Dean Elected College of Optometrists Life Fellow

    Dr. John Flanagan, Professor and Dean of the University of California at Berkeley School of Optometry and member of the ASCO Board of Directors, was one of three eyecare professionals to be elected a Life Fellow of the United Kingdom’s College of Optometrists this November. Fellowship of the College is awarded to individuals who have

  • Dr. Johnson Receives SCO Lifetime Achievement Award

    Dr. Johnson Receives SCO Lifetime Achievement Award

    Southern College of Optometry (SCO) recently presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Jarrett Johnson, who was recognized for her significant contributions to the profession of optometry. A Past President of the New Orleans Optometric Society, Dr. Johnson serves on the Board of Trustees of SCO, her alma mater, and owns Primary Eye Care, a

  • Record Number of SUNY Students Receive Scholarships

    Record Number of SUNY Students Receive Scholarships

    The State University of New York College of Optometry (SUNY) reports that the number of scholarships given to its students has steadily increased in recent years. A recent scholarship event at the College provided a unique opportunity for many of the creators and donors of the scholarships to meet the 2015-2016 student recipients. Thirty-six students,

  • ICO Provides Manpower for CURE Network Event

    ICO Provides Manpower for CURE Network Event

    Illinois College of Optometry (ICO) faculty and staff members joined 58 ICO students to participate in the CURE (Collaborative Underserved Relief and Education) Network’s annual event this September. The ICO contingency helped to provide eye care to more than 700 patients during the event. The network was created to meet the vital and ever-growing need