December 2015 ASCO News

ASCO Faculty Members Named AAO Diplomates and Fellows

ASCO Faculty Members Named AAO Diplomates and Fellows

Congratulations to faculty from ASCO member schools and colleges who were named Diplomate or Fellow at Academy 2015 New Orleans, the 94th annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry. Diplomates Dr. Swati C. Modi, University of Houston College of Optometry Dr. Ava K. Bittner, NOVA Southeastern University College of Optometry Dr. Karl Citek, Pacific […]

ASCO Strategic Planning Under Way

ASCO Strategic Planning Under Way

For the first time in many years, ASCO is embarking on a comprehensive strategic planning process to develop a five-year, organization-wide plan that will drive priority initiatives, annual work plans and budgets for the Association. The process will be as inclusive as possible and will include input from ASCO committees, special interest groups, staff and […]

ASCO and NBEO Hold Joint Meeting

ASCO and NBEO Hold Joint Meeting

The Boards of Directors of ASCO and the National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO) held a joint meeting Sept. 21 to discuss a number of issues of importance to both organizations. Hosted by NBEO in Charlotte, N.C., the meeting enhanced rapport among members of the Boards, enriched understanding of the interests and priorities of […]

Firm Cites Optometry as Top Industry for Women

Firm Cites Optometry as Top Industry for Women

The business research firm IBIS World has listed “optometrists” on its list of Top US Industries For Women. Using its database of more than 700 industry reports, in conjunction with Bureau of Labor Statistics employment statistics, the firm chose six industries it sees as offering unique employment advantages for women based on 2009-2014 data. The […]

Fifth Optometry Virtual Fair Held in October

Fifth Optometry Virtual Fair Held in October

ASCO sponsored its fifth Optometry Virtual Fair on Oct. 28. All of schools and colleges that were ASCO members at that time participated in the Fair, giving nearly 300 prospective applicants a chance to online “chat” with school and college representatives. The Virtual Fair is part of the ASCO-American Optometric Association Project on Further Developing […]

Interested in Being a Guest Blogger for ASCO?

Interested in Being a Guest Blogger for ASCO?

Did you know that ASCO has a blog? Would you like to contribute to it? It’s an opportunity to promote your school, your profession or any topic related to being a Doctor of Optometry. If you’re interested in writing a post for the blog, e-mail Kimberly O’Sullivan.