James Austin (NICO) of Levittown, Penn., retired after 64 years of practice.
C. Clayton Powell (CCO) was honored by the Georgia General Assembly with House Resolution 714 on the occasion of his 90th birthday for building a life of distinction and service in the arenas of scholarship, business, civil life, civil rights, and optometry.
Darrell Schlange presented research at the 2017 COVD annual meeting.
Dominick Maino presented research at the 2017 COVD annual meeting.
Sandra Block presented research at the 2017 COVD annual meeting.
Michael Zost spoke at the 80th Great Lakes Optometric Congress on the topic of Lenses & Prisms to Enhance VT Results.
Jay Petersma was named Citizen of the Year by the Johnston Chamber of Commerce for his work as the Johnston Chamber of Commerce president in 2009, his continued participation in the community throughout his 25 years of residency in the city, and his time as the drumline instructor for the Johnston Marching Dragons for the past 13 years.
David Maze spoke at the 80th Great Lakes Optometric Congress on Developing a Model of Vision.
Brandon Begotka spoke at the 80th Great Lakes Optometric Congress on Vision Development on Infants, Improving Eye-Hand and Eye-Body Coordination, and Chairside Recommendations for Patients with Hemianopia.
Sarah Cho married Army Captain David Yi on March 18 at the Highlands Ranch Mansion in Highlands Ranch, Colo.
Marsha Sorenson achieved the ranking of COVD Fellow after completing a rigorous certification process.
Jessica Min presented research at the 2017 COVD annual meeting.
Amanda Boudreau joined Bedford Eye Care in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Friends and Family
Christine Allison, ICO faculty member, was sworn in as COVD president at the 2017 COVD annual meeting.
Arol Augsburger, ICO President, received the James A. Boucher Award of Excellence at the National Academies of Practice Annual Meeting and Forum in Philadelphia on March 18.
Karen Eng, Chairman of ICO’s Board of Trustees, was honored by the Rotary Club of Chicago as Woman of the Year.
Patricia Salazar, ICO faculty member, and her husband welcomed their son, Connor James Quigley, into the world on March 21.
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NICO: Northern Illinois College of Optometry
CCO: Chicago College of Optometry
MCO: Monroe College of Optometry