Alumni News - June 2011
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2010 Graduate to Tour in Concert

As a 13-year member of the Air National Guard Band of the Smoky Mountains, Staff Sgt. Joy Stone, OD '10 , will be touring the Memphis area over the next week with additional performances to follow in Mississippi, Kentucky and East Tennessee. Dr. Stone's band is based in Knoxville, Tennessee. She serves as hornist and vocalist in the Concert Band, Rock Band, and Jazz Band. All performances are free of charge. Locations and times are listed below: July 1: 10 am, Brass Quintet... Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 6/30/11

In Memory of Emmett Parham, OD '40

Emmett G. Parham, OD '40, died Saturday, June 4, 2011 at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford, Mississippi. He was 91. A 1940 SCO graduate, Dr. Parham practiced 50 years . Dr. Parham served on SCO's faculty from 1971 through 1990. SCO Professor Jim Newman, OD '73 , spent several years in private practice with Dr. Parham. "Practicing with Dr. Parham was like having a residency," Dr. Newman remembered. "He was always willing to show me interesting patients and keep me on... Read More
Posted by Amy Dunbar at 6/7/11