The AOSA’s magazine is available now, online and on campus. Check out the features from AOSA trustees, news from the Congressional Advocacy Conference and Optometry’s Meeting and learn the latest from the organization that represents all students of optometry in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico.
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
Another school year has begun and exams, practicals, proficiencies, and rotations are in full swing. Optometry school is a whirlwind—one day you are shadowing your hometown eye doctor thinking how great it would be to be just like him or her and the next you are practicing retinoscopy for hours on end, hoping your patient
With Justin Timberlake focusing on “The 20-20 Experience” it’s good to know he’s got contacts in optometry school. Jennifer Chau and Vicky Vuong from Western University College of Optometry’s Class of 2014 meet up with JT following the release of the first album in “The 20-20 Experience.” The second album is officially released on Monday.
AOA-PAC’s Congressional Advocacy Conference (CAC) in Washington D.C. featured a strong representation from more than 250 students at the meeting and in supporting AOA-PAC. Student contributions make AOSA the seventh-largest organization contributing to AOA-PAC. With legislation regarding student loans and federal service optometry part of Congress’ agenda, there is no doubt that laws passed now
To the first-year students, welcome to optometry school and the class of 2017. There’s a lot to do in the first weeks. One of the most important things for your career and your profession? Making sure you join the AOSA/AOA. The trustees at your school can help you get started. The trustees should also have