From The University of Houston College of Optometry
Class of 2020 White Coat Ceremony
The UHCO Class of 2020 recently celebrated receiving their prestigious White Coats. This ceremony signifies the next step in their optometric journey. Students receive these coats and now enter into the University Eye Institute providing patient care. Congratulations, to the Class of 2020!
FERV recently hosted a "Thank you" dinner to honor the Study Group of North Texas for their contributions to establish an endowed professorship at UHCO.
UHCO Student Receives J. Pat Cummings Award
The 2017 J. Pat Cummings award recipient, for UHCO, is Rachel Reed, OPT III.
This award is sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Vision in memory of AOA Past President, Pat Cummings, OD, who had a love for volunteering in his profession and making a positive impact in the community. Recipient demonstrate the ideal eye care standards of practice, achievement in both academic performance and extra-curricular activities, and participation with other professional pursuits such as involvement with patients through internships, community service, and other volunteer activities.
Congratulations, Rachel on your prestigious award!
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.