The University of Pikeville – Kentucky College of Optometry is the most recent school to open an optometry program. Known as KYCO (pronounced KAI-CO), the school expects to seat 60 students for their inaugural class, which graduates in the year 2020. Here are five highlights to this new school of optometry: Location. KYCO is located
Though growing in popularity and more culturally acceptable than before, when it comes to getting tattoos, there still appears to be a lot of gray areas. I recently posted a poll on the Facebook group, “ODs on Facebook” to see what people were thinking about tattoos in the workplace. The question posed was simply, “who
The class of 2020 not only brings with it the bragging rights for best optometric reference, but a new school and ever-expanding optometric curriculum. Here’s a first look at some of AOSA’s newest members. Welcome!
AOSA President Erick Henderson (SCO 2017) addressed the AOA House of Delegates on July 2, describing the student perspectives toward their fellow millennials, thanking to those who have fought for the privileges students now enjoy and vowing to continue using the resources of the AOSA to ensure the profession is strong and ready for the
The AOSA is proud to announce we are sponsoring two new student travel grants for students to attend this year’s American Academy of Optometry meeting in Anaheim! Students who have been accepted to present a scientific paper or poster are encouraged to apply. Recipients will be awarded at the Student Welcome Reception on Wednesday, November
With a huge turnout, AOSA’s largest annual gathering of optometry students featured 500 vying for top honors in a trivia competition hosted by HOYA Vision, a lunch and awards from the AOSA recognizing those who make a difference for optometry students nationwide. “I’m proud that AOSA has established strong support of advocacy, whether through AOA-PAC,
Three AOSA members who are handy with a camera will be getting iPads, courtesy of HOYA, in the Sixth Annual HOYA/AOSA Photo Contest, which included a qualifying round of voting on social media. The finalists are voted selected by Facebook “likes” and the top 10 vote-getters were on display at Optometry’s Meeting. In the first
Boston is on the minds of many AOSA members, with Optometry’s Meeting just eight weeks away. More than 250 optometry students sent in photos for Allergan’s 3rd Annual Dry Eye photo contest, with finalists for 100 travel grants ($200 each) to be announced by May 15. Among the entries, this photo by Emily Krueger of