In Focus

New Board of Trustees Members

The Illinois College of Optometry welcomed two new members to its Board of Trustees in February. Both are ICO alumni: Jeffrey Johnson, OD ’97,…

Editor’s Note

I’ve never been anywhere quite like Chicago in the summer. The city just comes alive. Street fests pop up in every neighborhood. Tourists flood…

Flat Kits

In the last issue of ICO Matters, we introduced ICO.edu’s new look and the institution’s updated voice. Our message remains clear: ICO best prepares…

Eye Health Life Health

Maintaining healthy eyes is an essential part of living a healthy life. This is the message we are now conveying through the Eye Health…

Special Olympics

On Tuesday, November 10, ICO students, faculty, and staff gathered bright and early at the United Center. There, volunteers offered free eye care to…

IEI Construction

Preliminary IEI patient surveys have long indicated a desire to have an in-house pharmacy. Now, this request is being granted. Construction has begun on…

Giving Tuesday

Immediately following the Thanksgiving holiday, ICO upheld a tradition for its second year. We participated in Giving Tuesday. This global event follows Black Friday,…

SVOSH Trips

Seven ICO students traveled to La Barca, Mexico for a Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH) mission over Thanksgiving break. Sarah El-Khazendar, Jane…

De La Salle

On January 20, we welcomed some of our Bronzeville neighbors to ICO. The students of De La Salle Institute visited our campus and learned…

RC Renovations

ICO’s Residential Complex is undergoing renovations. New lounge furniture was installed over holiday break, along with updates to every student room. Each dwelling has…