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Five Quick Facts about The University of Pikeville – Kentucky College of Optometry

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

Erick Henderson, AOSA

AOSA President: Strong Profession, Lasting Legacy

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

It all came down to a tie-breaker.

AOSA General Session – 500 Students and Tough Trivia

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,

Teresa Pham UHCO

HOYA Photo Contest Earns iPads for 3 AOSA Members

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