Alumni News - March 2010
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'81 Graduate Recognized

William Brent Walker, OD '81, has been recognized by Cambridge Who's Who for excellence in optometry. He was named Cambridge's Professional of the Year in Optometry in 2009. Read this press release for more information. Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 3/26/10

'99 Graduate Visits COVD

Jason Clopton, OD '99, visited campus earlier this week to speak to SCO's COVD student chapter. Dr. Clopton demonstrated a number of VT techniques and spoke about his VT practice in Cookeville, Tennessee. He also spoke about the business side of building a successful VT practice as well. L-R: Dr. Marc Taub, Chair of SCO's Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation Services, Allison Lyerly, Stephanie McLin, Brett Miller, Sarah Sweeney, Dr. Clopton, Jana Iyer, Murray Pratt, and Gloria... Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 3/23/10

SCO to Honor Young Alumni

Outstanding young alumni will be recognized through SCO’s Young Alumni Award, a new honor to be bestowed during this Fall’s Homecoming program. “The recipient will reflect the college’s mission of fostering a personal commitment to service by making a significant, positive impact on the global or local community,” said Carla O’Brian, SCO’s Director of Alumni Programs. Recipients must also demonstrate excellence in patient care, research or teaching in the field of optometry.... Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 3/23/10

In Memory of James E. Clark, OD '78

James E. Clark, OD '78, died Friday, March 19, 2010, at his residence. Dr. Clark was an optometrist in Griffin, Georgia. He is survived by his wife, Theresa Hatcher Clark; two sons, James Jeffery Clark, OD '89, and wife Patti, and Harvey Todd Clark and wife Sandi; four grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial contributions be directed to Hospice Advantage, 101 Yorktown Drive, Suite 223, Fayetteville, GA 30214-1568. To pay condolences online to the family,... Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 3/22/10

Raharja to Lecture

Kim Raharja, OD '06, will be lecturing later this week as part of a series called Optometry Program for Fourth-Year Students. The series is being hosted by Alcon from March 11-14, 2010 in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Raharja's lecture is entitled, Key Tactics for Success. The series is intended for 100 optometry students who have been invited from all of the nation's optometry schools. Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 3/8/10