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April 2017

4/5/17 Wednesday

All Faculty and Staff are invited to the WUCO Student Bowl!  Come out and watch a Jeopardy-type competition to see which WUCO student is selected to represent us at the Varilux Student Bowl at Optometry’s Meeting in Washington, D.C.!  Judges for the WUCO event this Wednesday will be Drs. Fahim, Lee and McAllister. 5:30pm on Wednesday in HSC Lecture Hall EAST.  Dinner will be provided.  If you would like to come out and watch the fun please sign up by 5:00 pm, Tuesday April 4th so we know how much food to order.  You can sign up for the event at https://goo.gl/forms/qWBmZ3B1VBNSAGcy2  Questions?  Please contact Cristina Acevedo cacevedo@westernu.edu or Aiko Seffinger aiko.seffinger@westernu.edu.

4/8/17 Saturday

Dr. Ida Chung will be representing WUCO as a vendor at the 5th Annual Hero Walk and Resource Fair for Autism on Saturday, April 8th 10:30am – 2:00pm at the AutoClub Speedway in Fontana. Click here for event details.

4/8/17 Saturday

Community Vision Screening Event – Family Vision & Health Clinic in Claremont, Dr. Remick will be supervising. Time: 1:00pm – 5:00pm Location: TBA (Claremont) Sign up: https://docs.google.com/a/westernu.edu/spreadsheets/d/1fbTHrdls2O-bXIGnavjOJ8vVuyBTd4mp8FiT2af5WUs/edit?usp=sharing

4/13/17 Thursday

The San Fernando Valley Optometric Society (SFVOS) will be holding their next board meeting on Thursday April 13, 2017 at 7:00pm in the city of Encino. Enjoy a free dinner and network with local optometrists. Students who are interested in attending may RSVP by sending an email to SFVOS liaison Kimberly Castillo at kcastillo@westernu.edu. You will receive an email confirmation including the address.

4/15/17 Saturday

WUCO Softball Tournament at Big League Dreams in Chino Hills.

4/19/17 Wednesday

WUCO hosts the AOA / COA Student Mixer and Speed Dating Event.  5:30pm – 7:30pm in the VCC Student Commons.  Come Dine, Wine & Network!!!  Students: Click here to SIGN UP for Dinner! 

4/29/17 Saturday

Community Vision Screening Event – Hilda Solis’ Community Health Fair (Educational Opportunity) Time: TBA Location: Garey High School in Pomona, 321 W Lexington Ave, Pomona, CA 91766 Sign up: https://docs.google.com/a/westernu.edu/spreadsheets/d/1eIKL6auhzfLPpBk8uoTAa2Odc593Gtau4cN6ACdhxH4/edit?usp=sharing

4/29/17 Saturday

Annual WUCO Banquet at the Hilton DoubleTree in Claremont! Theme: MasquEYErade Ball!   Early bird pricing is available . Prices will increase after March 1, 2017.  For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/421212514890371/  Official form to sign up for banquet: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfY0Sg2-Z9lGHDK9CURtUVuggsn2DztZ5UNdNsF74W-0TFvPA/viewform

4/30/17 Sunday

4/30/17 Sunday

The San Fernando Valley Optometric Society (SFVOS) is inviting WUCO students to attend their next CE event for FREE from 8:00am – 1:00pm on Sunday April 30, 2017 located at the Ramada Inn in Burbank. Students interested in attending may RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spring-ce-sfvos-april-30-2017-tickets-33053525986?aff=eac2


LOOKING AHEAD

5/6/17 Saturday

Community Vision Screening Event – Arcadia Host Lions Club Vision Screening, Dr. Tassinari will be supervising. Time: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM Location: 191 North Oak Avenue, Pasadena, California 91107 *will count as clerkship make-up* Sign up: https://docs.google.com/a/westernu.edu/spreadsheets/d/1wattQRQAfwMFzRQphwZtuVkgjRhh2gLeLH0vbBNVCHU/edit?usp=sharing

5/9/17 Tuesday

Save the Date – Honors Day 2017 – 4:00pm in HEC Lecture Hall I.  Click here for flier. 

5/11/17 Thursday

The San Fernando Valley Optometric Society (SFVOS) will be holding their next board meeting on Thursday May 11, 2017 at 7:00pm in the city of Encino. Enjoy a free dinner and network with local optometrists. Students who are interested in attending may RSVP by sending an email to SFVOS liaison Kimberly Castillo at kcastillo@westernu.edu. You will receive an email confirmation including the address.

5/15/17 Monday

2017 Capstone & Faculty Evening Reception with the Class of 2017

5/16/17 Tuesday

Dinner Dance for the Class of 2017 – Pomona, CA

5/18/17 Thursday

2017 Commencement – Pasadena, CA

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 

Save the Date – HACKATHON III during Optometry’s Meeting 2017 in Washington, DC.  Click here for details. 


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Monday, April 3, 2017 – Autism Awareness Day – The FACE Team welcomes some of their favorite artists with autism to campus.  The artwork will be on display and for sale on the HEC Esplanade from 11:00am – 1:00pm.  Come on out and support their community involvement. Learn more about FACE. 

WUCO House Week 2017 – April 10th through April 15thWear House Colors , Faculty Trivia Night on Wednesday, Daily snack breaks, and the Grand Finale is the WUCO Softball tournament.  Click here to view flier.

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


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