When audiology students passed their comprehensive exams, George Osborne, PhD, DDS, founding dean of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry’s School of Audiology – now the Osborne College of Audiology - liked to call each one of them personally because he wanted to be the first one to refer to them as “doctor.”
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.
Salus University and Eyesafe, a global leader in high energy visible blue light filtration technology and protection standards, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to partner in a research project about the health hazards and protective solutions related to blue light for the electronics display industry.
Kaji Sweeney, ’23AUD, wants to start a campus organization for African American students in health professions. And, the University’s Diversity Committee mixer Oct. 3 in the Bennett Lounge at the Hafter Student Community Center provided the perfect opportunity to float the idea.