By Laura Perdew
The Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University (SCCO/MBKU) will celebrate its 110th commencement on Thursday, May 22. Ninety-nine members of the Class of 2014 will receive their Doctor of Optometry degree at the 5:30 p.m. ceremony to be held on the University’s campus located at 2575 Yorba Linda Blvd. in Fullerton.
Other highlights of the ceremony include the delivery of the commencement address, “Value in Healthcare,” by the chairman/CEO of Snyder Langston Stephen Jones, the presentation of the College’s prestigious Award for Meritorious Service, the announcement of the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, conferring of a Master of Science degree, and the acknowledgment of 46 optometrists who have successfully completed one-year residency programs.
Jones will be honored during the Commencement Exercise with the University’s Award for Meritorious Service for his vision and leadership in transforming healthcare in California. Marshalltown, Iowa Optometrist Abie R. Chadderdon, O.D., will be honored as the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year during the evening ceremony. The 1981 alumnus has an impressive record of volunteer service to his community, the profession of optometry, and his alma mater.
The Class of 2014, educated to provide tomorrow’s eye, vision and health care, includes 99 individuals, …read more
Source: Fullerton Chamber of Commerce