Assistant Dean Dr. Ed Bennett was recognized with the National Keratoconus Foundation Ambassador Award at a local NKCF-sponsored event on September 11th.
On June 12th two new faces joined the College of Optometry’s staff to help ensure the mission and vision of the college continued. Theresa Murphy and Erin Schaeffer began their new journey with the College of Optometry working in the Dean’s Suite. Murphy replaced Lorraine Simeone who retired last year, but remained on staff two-days … Continue reading Two New Faces Bring New Energy to the College of Optometry
Historically, the College of Optometry has had a large number of sons and daughters of alumni, several twins, and sisters enrolled in the program at the same time. This year, for the first time, the college will have a mother and daughter enrolled in the program. Welcome Olivia Gada (’21) on the left, the daughter … Continue reading The Benefits of Double Vision: UMSL Welcomes the Gada Family
The student lounge where students can heat up their lunch, nap, and study has a new name: The Focal Point. The name for the student lounge was decided on by popular vote over the summer after soliciting students, faculty and staff about creating a name to foster an identity for the group space. After soliciting … Continue reading Relax in the Focal Point