In accordance with the Process to Reopen Pennsylvania, we have resumed limited university operations effective June 8, 2020.
CPPD intends to use virtual communication to maintain the structure of their current schedule.
The OLE program, which has been a part of the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) for approximately four decades, is designed to offer participants an opportunity to step into the shoes of students in the Doctor of Optometry (OD) program, as well as offer a general outlook on the profession of optometry as a whole.
It seemed like a perfect fit to Sheldon Simpson. And, it was. When approached by Salus, Simpson, president of the Hogs & Honeys Foundation for Kids, and his organization were interested in making a contribution to the University’s “Looking Out for Kids” (LOFK) initiative.
Dr. Pelino, assistant professor in the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry, recently presented an on-campus lecture titled “Longevity through the EYE of the Beholder,” which explored the nature (genetics) versus nurture (the role of the environment) debate in longevity.
In the spring 2019 Centennial Edition of the Alumni Magazine, we featured Dr. Albert Fitch, who was a true visionary. His vision has been continued and expanded upon at PCO and later, Salus University, by the men who have occupied the president’s chair since Dr. Fitch was at the helm and who have continued to build on his dreams.
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.