Four years after she became an internet sensation, dubbed “Piccolo Girl,” for tears streaming down her face as she played the piccolo as the Villanova Wildcats basketball team lost in the NCAA tournament East Region, Roxanne Chalifoux ‘19OD, graduates tomorrow from Salus University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) with her Doctor of Optometry.
Salus president Michael H. Mittelman, OD, MPH, and USciences president Paul Katz, MD, participated in a signing ceremony and ribbon cutting at University of the Sciences’ campus on Thursday, May 16, 2019.
In the optometric or biomedicine academic world, Mitchell Scheiman, OD, PhD, FAAO is well-known, and is often a draw for those who seek education from world-class faculty. As a nationally recognized expert on convergence insufficiency, Dr. Scheiman will be presented with an honorary degree from the New England College of Optometry (NECO), his alma mater, for his collective contributions to his profession.
Lindsay Lee lives with her husband and children in Wasilla, Alaska. Born and raised in South-Central Alaska, it is truly her home. With a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Alaska - Anchorage, Lee worked as a special education assistant in her local school district for six years - first in Behavior Support programs and then in the program for the Blind and Visually Impaired (BVI)
Today, the University’s College of Education and Rehabilitation (CER) offers four degree and certificate programs in the following areas: Low Vision Rehabilitation; Orientation and Mobility; Education for Teachers of Children with Visual and Multiple Disabilities; and Vision Rehabilitation Therapy (formerly Rehabilitation Teaching).