Category: Faces of MBKU

Ketchum Health entrance

A broad vision for healing

By Mary Castillo Dry eye had been a 20-year problem for Betty Ferrell, RN, PhD. But three years ago, discomfort became agonizing pain. Long days of reading and writing ended with ice packs on her […]

Photo of campus amphitheater

Student stories: Spring 2017

By Amy Mehdizadeh Expanding horizons without losing sight of home He was just 6 years old, and Christos McClain got his first pair of glasses. When he showed up to elementary school one day without […]

President’s perspective

By Kevin L. Alexander, OD, PhD Earlier this year, many Ketchum Magazine readers received the Marshall B. Ketchum University 2015-16 Annual Report. In that report I outlined the fiscal health of Ketchum University and highlighted […]

University celebrates seventh annual Circle of Vision luncheon

On Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, University leadership and alumni gathered for the seventh annual Circle of Vision luncheon at the Summit House restaurant in Fullerton, to celebrate and recognize members of the MBKU community that […]

ACHIEVING 20|20 campaign update

2017 signals and exciting time in the life of the  ACHIEVING 20|20 campaign. Earlier this year, Ketchum University honored Dr. Warren Harvard Low, ’52, for a lifetime of commitment and generosity to his alma mater. […]

Dean’s corner: Spring 2017

Messages from the deans of the Southern California College of Optometry, the School of PA Studies and the College of Pharmacy. Southern California College of Optometry  At the American Academy of Optometry meeting in Anaheim, we […]

Alumni message

Fellow alumni, students and friends, 2017 marks the beginning of a very important time for your MBKU Alumni Association — the addition to the Alumni Board of our first director and alumnus from the School […]

Optometrist. Advocate. Philanthropist.

Champion for the student experience. By Kristi Garrett The legacy of Warren Harvard Low, OD, who passed away on December 28, 2015, and was the longest-serving member of Ketchum’s Board of Trustees, spanned more than […]

President’s perspective

By Kevin L. Alexander, OD, PhD The 2015-16 fiscal year was remarkable in the history of our institution. Like the founding of SCCO in 1904, or the move to Fullerton in 1973, 2015-16 marks a […]

Richard D. Jones, JD & Family

Moments of passion and charitable dedication to the university are growing in number and significance as our closest friends step forward to pledge their support for the ACHIEVING 20|20 Campaign. Here, we reflect on a […]

Lowell D. Godfrey, OD, ’53

The Visionaries Society is comprised of individuals who have chosen to name Marshall B. Ketchum University or one of its colleges in their will or estate plans. The university considers these individuals among their most […]