In accordance with the Process to Reopen Pennsylvania, we have resumed limited university operations.
The Center for Personal and Professional Development intends to use virtual communication to maintain the structure of their current schedule.
President Mittelman's News and Activities
The global pandemic surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak has reshaped our worlds, at least in the short-term. In response to the pandemic, our students, faculty and staff made an almost seamless pivot, moving from traditional didactic instruction to online instruction, traditional laboratory instruction to virtual instruction, where possible, and all student instruction at the University’s clinical facilities was canceled.
Dr. Anthony Di Stefano, who has been associated with the University in some capacity for more than 50 years, received a Doctor of Science Honorary Degree at the University’s 120th commencement May 22, 2020 — the first virtual commencement in the institution’s history.
The new college, which emphasizes Salus’ health science, education and rehabilitation expertise, will further our interprofessional education efforts and promote rehabilitation and interdisciplinary collaboration across all of our programs.
Parental pride and relief among the graduates was on full display at the 119th fall commencement of Salus University Oct. 15, 2019, inside the Perelman Theater at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia. The Class of 2019 is the final graduating class of the first century of the founding of the Pennsylvania State College of Optometry (PSCO), later renamed Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO).
Richard J. DePiano passed away on Oct. 3, 2019. He was a member of the University’s Board of Trustees, joining in 2003, and served on the University’s Finance and Institutional Advancement committees during his tenure.