“It’s something that we can do to attract students to this area with high-profile, high-quality programs and specialized programs,” said Dr. Eckert. “And then keep them here if we collaborate and provide them with employment opportunities. That was the message that Dr. Eckert delivered to those attending he second annual “Invest: Philadelphia 2020” event Dec. 5 at the Westin in Philadelphia.
An art exhibition titled “Nor Wind Nor Water” is now on display through Jan. 19, 2020, at the D’Arrigo Family Gallery in the Hafter Student Community Center at Salus University.
The wheels on this bus need to keep going round and round, but lately it hasn’t been reliable, breaking down on occasion. But now, the Big Red Bus – which helps so many schoolchildren in the area receive the eye care they need – could use some help itself. It plays an integral part of the success of the University’s Looking Out for Kids charity program, making it possible to meet children where they are in school and go to school districts in the Philadelphia region.
Thanks to the National Optometric Student Association (NOSA) at Salus University, this year’s Thanksgiving Food Drive – the 15th year that the group has conducted such a drive on campus – once again exceeded its goal of providing for needy families.
The University’s Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies (BLVS) has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the Rehabilitation Services Administration to fund its Low Vision Rehabilitation (LVR) and Vision Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT) programs.