Midwestern University – Chicago College of Optometry became the 25th school of optometry as it welcomed the inaugural class of 66 optometry students to its Downers Grove, Il, campus. “We are very excited to welcome the class of 2021 as the inaugural class of the Chicago College of Optometry,” said Joshua C. Baker, M.S., O.D.,
It was spring semester of my first year of optometry school when I started to develop headaches after a few hours of studying. At first I attributed it to lack of sleep or dehydration, but when I couldn’t bear to look at my computer after only two hours, I began to suspect something else was
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!
For more than 160 students at ICO, Info Night was a great opportunity to learn about the benefits of membership, importance of advocacy and opportunities for leadership. Sponsored by Alcon and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, the Info Nights program is available at almost all schools and colleges of optometry, presented by AOSA for first-year
More than 7,000 optometry students at 23 schools and colleges of Optometry are starting their academic years. The American Optometric Student Association is proud to welcome them and to know that 95 percent are joining the affiliate of the American Optometric Association that has been student-run and student-only for almost 50 years. To learn about
Of course everyone knows an Étudiante au Doctorat en optométrie à l’Université de Montréal must speak French, and the optometry school in Montreal is one of two Canadian schools of optometry (the other in Waterloo). But what else do you know about this unique North American school. Let AOSA Trustee Mylène Danielle Desjardins and AOSA Trustee-elect Éric Lortie-Milner
More than 50 first-year optometry students at the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science learned about the AOSA and organized optometry at Info Night last month. Made possible by funding from Alcon and The Vision Care Institute, Info Night helps first-year students learn about the profession and organized optometry as well as
Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry Trustee Casey Dillard reports from the school’s first-ever AOSA Info Night: “IT WAS A GREAT SUCCESS!!! We had nearly 20 of our first year students in attendance. We were also privileged with the presence of Tom Duchardt from Alcon, Shawn Massey from Vistakon, Dr. Ryan Fenska (NSUOCO Class