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.
SCO was well represented at the recent National Optometric Association Conference in Washington D.C.
Brittany Tounsel, '15, was inaugurated as national NOSA president, while Kirsten McKnight, '16, presented at the meeting and was elected president for the 2015-16 year. Feyi Awonrunse, '16, received the $1,000 Walmart and Sam's Club Health & Wellness Leadership Scholarship and took second place in the HOYA poster competition (winning a mini iPad!). Gerald Stinson, '16, also received a $500 Dr. David White Jr. Memorial Scholarship from the NOA Mississippi Chapter.
Several SCO students and faculty members also met with members of the Congressional Black Caucus on Capitol Hill to discuss health care issues in underrepresented and diverse minority communities. Also at the conference, Dr. Cynthia Heard delivered two continuing lectures. Dr. Janette Dumas led an NBEO review seminar and participated in a networking panel for students.