College of Optometry

College News

June 2017

6/13/17 Tuesday

The Orange County Optometric Society (OCOS) is inviting 3 students to attend their next meeting on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 5:30pm in the city of Santa Ana. Come enjoy a free dinner and network with local optometrists! Students who are interested in attending may RSVP by sending an email to OCOS liaison Lauren Monsanto at lauren.monsanto@westernu.edu. You will receive an email confirmation including the address. 

6/22/17 Thursday

Save The Date! The San Fernando Valley Optometric Society (SFVOS) is inviting students and new graduates to attend a mixer during the evening of Thursday, June 22 located in the San Fernando Valley. More information to come. If you have any questions, please contact SFVOS liaison Kimberly Castillo at kcastillo@westernu.edu.

6/23/17 Friday

WesternU Reception at Optometry’s Meeting – Join WesternU alumni, students, faculty, staff, and their guests at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC for a complimentary reception on Friday, June 23, 2017.  5:00pm – 6:30pm during the Optometry’s Meeting 2017. Come enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a hosted bar! RSVP online at https://westernu-aoa2017.eventbrite.com.

6/24/17 Saturday 

HACKATHON III during Optometry’s Meeting 2017 in Washington, DC.  Click here for details. Register here: https://odhackathon3.eventbrite.com 

6/25/17 Sunday

San Joaquin Optometric Society Summer Social 2017 in Livermore, CA.  Mingle. Network. Celebrate. Click here for more information.


7/4/17 Tuesday

University Closed in observance of the 4th of July holiday.


Drs. Kristi Jensen and Bennett McAllister represented the College of Optometry at the Fourth Annual WesternU Research Mixer at the Pumerantz Library on June 19th with the poster: Screening for Suboptimal Learning Related Vision Skills in a Graduate School Population

The Pumerantz Library and the Office of Research and Biotechnology are sponsoring The 4th Annual Research Mixer on June 19, 2017 from 4:30pm – 6:30pm. Come share your research with the WesternU community and learn what others are doing and what support services are available for your research. Submit a poster by June 12, 2017 or RSVP to attend.

Continuing Education Online Courses – for a list of 1 and 2 hour courses please click here.


Please see our Campus Events page for more information. 

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