Summer 2016

The Ideal City

Arol Augsburger, OD ICO President I’ve lived in four cities and visited hundreds more during my life, and find that Chicago is best suited…

Princeton Study

The Illinois Eye Institute at Princeton Elementary marked five years of excellence with a reception on March 17, 2016. With this milestone came the…

Accelerated Clinical Program

What started as a test is now a permanent fixture in ICO’s curriculum. The Accelerated Clinical Program has returned for its second year. The…

Dr. Lesher Retirement

It’s the end of an era. Gary A. Lesher, PhD, FAAO, is retiring from his administrative role at ICO. At the end of July,…

Our Blog is Booming

One of the best ways the Illinois College of Optometry reaches prospective applicants is through our official blog. More than 10 current students use…

Quiz Bowl

On Friday, April 1, strange red lines appeared across ICO’s campus. It was no April Fools’ joke! These markings created a school-wide treasure map….

Practice Opportunities Symposium

Classes were canceled on the afternoon of Friday, April 8 for the 19th Annual Practice Opportunities Symposium. Students used the afternoon to learn from…

New Viewbook

The creative minds at ICO have crafted a brand new Viewbook for aspiring ODs. This 50-page, informative publication delves into life at ICO, from…