Current Issue: Spring 2019

Spring 2019 Editor’s Note

A fourth-year ICO student recently shared an intense story with my department. At her last externship site, she had participated in an eye exam…

SVOSH Visits Peru

In November 2018, members of ICO’s SVOSH traveled to Peru for a mission trip that encompassed the Thanksgiving holiday. The group offered eye care…

Giving Tuesday 2019

Giving Tuesday was once again a success for ICO. Generous donors came together on November 27, 2018, to raise funds for the Dr. Robert…

New Summer Research Program

ICO has developed a Summer Research Program that will be offered, for the first time, to second-year students in 2019. Participants will spend a…

Conference Round-Up

The 2018-19 conference and convention season was a great success for ICO! The College has been well-represented at many events since the previous issue…

Practice Opportunities Symposium

We extend our appreciation to the many alumni who participated in this year’s Practice Opportunities Symposium! On April 5, 2019, we welcomed ODs from…

New Student Success Center

ICO hopes to give every student access to the resources required to succeed. Over the past several months, a Task Force led by Beth…

Inauguration Weekend

This edition of ICO Matters was mailed before a very BIG weekend! The Presidential Inauguration of Dr. Mark Colip, the dedication of the Dr….

IEI Technology

IllinoisEyeInstitute.org is getting a new look and feel. These updates will highlight the many ways our clinic is staying on the cutting edge! Check…

Close Up: Todd Lynch, OD ’07

Todd Lynch, OD ’07, has built many parts of his life upon one foundation: an enduring love of basketball. He believes that the teamwork,…

Continuing Education Online

We are expanding our online CE offerings! Conveniently complete hours of CE by accessing ICO’s website whenever it is convenient for YOU. New online…

ICO Library

No Matter When You Graduated, No Matter Where you Practice, The ICO Library is Still Here for You! Select Library resources are available to…

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ICO On Social Media

Sure, you’ve heard of Facebook, but are you following the Illinois College of Optometry on ALL of these social media channels? Facebook The classic…

Last Look Spring 2019 Last Look

Can you guess where in the world this photo was taken? These misty ruins are located in Machu Picchu, Peru. ICO-Students Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH) went on a mission trip to this country for Thanksgiving 2018.