Category: Alumni Stories

Class of 1966 at SCCO's 2016 Commencement

From the Class of 1966

At SCCO’s 2016 Commencement on May 19, 2016, Dean Stanley Woo was pleased to recognize the Class of 1966, who graduated 50 years ago from the Los Angeles College of Optometry. At their graduation 50 years […]

Smiling graduates of MBKU

Class notes: Fall 2016

MBKU is proud to have such an astounding family of alumni from SCCO and LACO. Here are some of the pieces of news we have received recently.

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Alumni message: Fall 2016

MBKU Alumni Association President Cindy Blancq, OD, FAAO, shares a message for Fall 2016.

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’88 alum John Larcabal, OD: Practicing optometry and good will

John Larcabal didn’t necessarily have optometry in mind as a profession when career day rolled around at his high school in Lemoore, near Fresno in the Central Valley of California. Seeing his own optometrist listed, […]

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Taking MBKU abroad

In his long history with Southern California’s premier optometry school, Dr. Akio Kanai has seen the college through a lot of changes.

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Knowledge in vision science keeps expanding with MS degree

Research in the area of vision science is a growing need, with new treatments for dry eye, diabetic eye disease, sports injuries, low vision and other conditions making it possible for people to retain and […]

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From the Class of 1909

The Office of Alumni Relations was pleased to hear from John Derbyshire, great-grandson of Dr. Frederick Levi Derbyshire, Class of 1909 graduate of the Southern California College of Optometry and Ophthalmology.

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Alumni message: Winter 2016

MBKU Alumni Association President Cindy Blancq, OD, FAAO, shares a message for Winter 2016.

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Class notes: Winter 2016

MBKU is proud to have such an astounding family of alumni from SCCO and LACO. Here are some of the pieces of news we have received recently.