Like any endeavor worth pursuing in life, it takes careful preparation to become an optometrist.
Students are at the heart of our mission.
Get involved in our thriving alumni community.
SCO is one of the nation's leading optometry schools.
Take time to recognize these significant achievements.
Enter a search request and press enter. Press Esc or the X to close.
Southern College of Optometry is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Commercial Appeal Top Workplaces.The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement.
WorkplaceDynamics conducts regional Top Workplaces programs with 40 major publishing partners across the United States. Over the past year, more than 5,000 organizations and 1 in every 88 employees in the U.S. have turned to WorkplaceDynamics to better understand what’s on the minds of their employees. Through its workplace improvement offerings, WorkplaceDynamics provides solutions, training and tools to help clients improve their workplace.
Founded in Memphis in 1932, Southern College of Optometry is one of the nation’s leading optometry colleges. In addition to being named to the Top Workplaces list, SCO also was recognized for the greatest employee satisfaction with benefits among all the organizations surveyed in Memphis.
The college is an active member of the Memphis educational and medical communities. More than 60,000 patients receive their eye and vision healthcare each year from The Eye Center at SCO, the college’s public clinical facilities. The college also works with a number community partners to expose interns to service learning and provide care through vision screenings and other outreach efforts.
“This is a great testament to the quality of our benefits program and the pride that our employees take in SCO and our mission,” said SCO President Dr. Richard W. Phillips. “Thanks to everyone for their support that resulted in this public recognition of the college.”
The Commercial Appeal published the complete list of Top Workplaces on December 8.