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April 1, 1991
The owners of Florida-based eye-care manufacturing companies have donated $100,000 for scholarships and faculty research at the Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton. The gift was made by the S.R. Marco Family Foundation Inc., established by the Marco family, which owns Marco Ophthalmic and Marco Technologies in Jacksonville, Fla., college officials announced. Scholarship recipients will be determined by the college's dean of student affairs.
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September 23, 1998 | LESLEY WRIGHT and JOHN CANALIS and CHRISTINE CASTRO
The Southern California College of Optometry has dedicated its $9-million expansion. The complex includes a $900,000 audio-visual system in the lecture hall, said Dennis Hollow, the college's director of communications. In the stadium-seating hall, students can attend lectures, view slides, videos and live clinic feeds and access the Internet--all from their seats. The 22,000-square-foot expansion also includes a library, office space, administrative storage and a fitness center.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 23, 1998 | LESLEY WRIGHT and JOHN CANALIS and CHRISTINE CASTRO
The Southern California College of Optometry has dedicated its $9-million expansion. The complex includes a $900,000 audio-visual system in the lecture hall, said Dennis Hollow, the college's director of communications. In the stadium-seating hall, students can attend lectures, view slides, videos and live clinic feeds and access the Internet--all from their seats. The 22,000-square-foot expansion also includes a library, office space, administrative storage and a fitness center.
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March 3, 1997 | SHELBY GRAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of California's heaviest concentrations of colleges and universities is sandwiched between downtown Fullerton and the Orange Freeway, occupying a forest of low-rise office towers that could easily be confused with an aging business park. Within a one-mile radius in eastern Fullerton are five institutions of higher learning with a combined enrollment of 45,000 students, producing some of Orange County's top attorneys, teachers, ministers, engineers and eye-care specialists.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 21, 1996 | MIMI KO CRUZ
Despite objections from neighbors, the Southern California College of Optometry will proceed this spring with plans for a three-level parking structure and a two-story building to house a library and lecture halls. The City Council this week approved the project after a lengthy public hearing at which residents of the area near the college protested.
NEWS
March 3, 1997 | SHELBY GRAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of California's heaviest concentrations of colleges and universities is sandwiched between downtown Fullerton and the Orange Freeway, occupying a forest of low-rise office towers that could easily be confused with an aging business park. Within a one-mile radius in eastern Fullerton are five institutions of higher learning with a combined enrollment of 45,000 students, producing some of Orange County's top attorneys, teachers, ministers, engineers and eye-care specialists.
NEWS
October 17, 1991
Steven K. Moriyasu of South San Gabriel recently received the Dr. Herbert McCracken Dixon award at the Southern California College of Optometry's fifth annual Honors Convocation. Moriyasu is a second-year student.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 10, 1995
Free eye examinations will be available for children and adults Sunday as part of the Southern California College of Optometry's community outreach program. The event will be from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the college's Optometric Center at Associated Road and Yorba Linda Boulevard in Fullerton. Information: (714) 992-4806.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 24, 2000 | Young Chang, (714) 520-2506
A local eye clinic will provide free vision and health screenings Sunday from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, 2575 Yorba Linda Blvd. Held jointly with St. Jude Medical Center, the tests include glaucoma, blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose screenings. Information: (714) 449-7401.
BUSINESS
August 9, 1994
Judith M. Ryan has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton. Ryan, a retired Orange County Superior Court judge, has also worked as corporate counsel for Hunt-Wesson Foods and as supervising research attorney for the appellate department of the Los Angeles County Superior Court. In addition, three private practice optometrists have also joined the board: Gene D. Calkins, Rodger T. Kame and Glenda B. Secor.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 21, 1996 | MIMI KO CRUZ
Despite objections from neighbors, the Southern California College of Optometry will proceed this spring with plans for a three-level parking structure and a two-story building to house a library and lecture halls. The City Council this week approved the project after a lengthy public hearing at which residents of the area near the college protested.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 1, 1991
The owners of Florida-based eye-care manufacturing companies have donated $100,000 for scholarships and faculty research at the Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton. The gift was made by the S.R. Marco Family Foundation Inc., established by the Marco family, which owns Marco Ophthalmic and Marco Technologies in Jacksonville, Fla., college officials announced. Scholarship recipients will be determined by the college's dean of student affairs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 11, 1998 | MIMI KO CRUZ
As part of national "Save Your Vision Day," free vision screenings will be offered Sunday at the Southern California College of Optometry. Eye doctors will conduct the screenings and answer questions. The event runs from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. In addition, representatives from St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton will conduct blood pressure, cholesterol, body fat and glucose screenings and provide nutrition counseling. The college is at 2575 E. Yorba Linda Blvd., Fullerton.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 5, 1987
A permanent endowment for student loans has been created at the Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton. More than $470,000 has been received to date, making it the second largest bequest ever received by the college, campus officials said. The bequest is from the estate of Dr. John Harris, a Long Beach optometrist, and his wife, Nina. The program begins with the 1987-88 academic year, providing low-interest loans that will range from $300 to $2,500.
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