If you wish to make a memorial gift in support of the John David Perrigin Scholarship Endowment, please make your check payable to the Foundation for Education and Research in Vision (FERV) and mail to UHCO, Attn:FERV, 4901 Calhoun, Houston, TX 77204-2020. To make a credit card gift you may call 713.743.1795 and speak with Liz Mauzy. The Perrigin family will be notified of your gift. Condolence cards may be mailed to the attention of Drs. Dave and Judy Perrigin at the same address.
Construction of the University of Houston's Health and Biomedical Sciences Building II will begin on Friday July 10, 2015. Much of the parking lot adjacent to the University Eye Institute will then no longer be available, so UEI patients will be able to park at no cost in the Welcome Center Student Garage across from the J. Davis Armistead and Health and Biomedical Sciences buildings on Calhoun Road.
UHCO students participated in the College commencement ceremony at Cullen Performance Hall Friday, May 12. Friends and family filled the hall to witness the pomp and circumstance surrounding years of hard work and dedication exhibited by the UHCO students. During the commencement ceremony, degrees were conferred upon more than 90 graduating OD and, of those 90, six graduated with a combination OD/MS degree. The College is proud of our new graduates and look forward to the next phase in their journey as alumni of the University of Houston College of Optometry.
Congratulations, to Meagan LeGrand, UHCO OPT IV, for her first publication, with the UHCO Dry Eye Center, in Contact Lens Spectrum! Amber Gaume-Giannoni, OD, '01, is co-author of the paper titled, Dry Eye DX and TX: Severe Atrophic MGD...In A 10-year-old? This is the thrid Dry Eye Center student to accomplish such a milestone. Congratulations, Meagan!
Anna Zhang, a UHCO OPT I student, and a 2013 graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, was recently awarded a three-year scholarship via the U.S. Army's Health Professions Scholarship Program and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant.
Applications for admission from OptomCAS and the UHCO Supplemental Application will be accepted starting July 1st through February 15th prior to the fall semester in which the applicant expects to enter.