Category: Faces of MBKU

Planes, Trains and Automobiles: A Commuter’s Guide to Ketchum University

by Kyle Lochridge, SPAS 2018 Southern California is a spectacular place! Sunshine, beaches, Mexican food, perfect weather almost year-round …  And then there’s traffic. And our traffic is the worst. If it is at all […]

What I Would Do Differently/Similarly in My First Year at MBKU

by Christine Jiang, SCCO 2020 First year can get stressful at times because it’s the year of adjustment and exposure to everything new for the next four years. With that in mind, I thought I’d […]

Tips for PA (And Other) Students – How to Study

by Brandon Pourazima, SPAS 2018 Here’s a helpful outline on how to study at MBKU. BEFORE CLASS: Find the “big picture” – skim the information before lecture (identifying and memorizing the 4-5 major topics to […]

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A Day in the Life of a First-Year OD Student

By Kelly Hart, SCCO Class of 2020 I know it’s on your mind: what will my day to day look like as an optometry student? Will I have the dreaded 8 a.m. class every day? […]

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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 […]

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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 […]