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Summer 2017 Editor’s Note

I was writing goodbye letters to a few members of the Class of 2017, and started getting teary-eyed. This year marked my third Commencement…

Thomas Rene, OD ’98

No obstacle can keep a good doctor down. When Thomas Rene, OD ’98, experienced a serious car accident, he says he was “gone for…

Students Serving Chicago

Our students and alumni have a reputation for giving back. Keeping up with this tradition of generosity, the ICO family has participated in multiple…

Eyeball

For many ICO alumni, one of the most magical nights in memory is the Eyeball. The Student Association hosts this annual formal. The elegant…

Faculty Members Stepping Back

Three of ICO’s longstanding faculty members are taking a step back. Each is retiring from their full-time role, then returning to teach in a…

Trending Summer 2017

From eighth graders doing pig eye dissections to optometry being ranked one of the best careers of 2017, we share news from ICO’s social media channels that you may have missed…

Last Look Summer 2017 – MCA Night Last Look

MCA Night is an annual student event hosted by ICO’s Multicultural Association. The evening celebrates diversity with food, fun, and an energetic talent show. This year, the show’s opening act was a five-student breakdancing team. Their gravity-defying tricks energized the crowd and set the tone for the rest of the night. Awe-inspiring!