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SCCO's Alumni Newsletter
December 2009
Dear Alumnus,

It's a busy time of year here at SCCO!  Have a look at what's been happening at the College and see what upcoming events we have planned for our alumni.  We wish you and yours the brightest of holiday seasons!

Alumni Relations


Happy Holidays from SCCO Alumni Relations!

2010 Alumni Reunion Weekend Registration
Now Open!

The 2010 Reunion Weekend for the Anniversary Classes of 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000 and 1985 will be this
February 13-14.


Have something exciting or new happening with you or your practice? Let us know about it! We are always delighted to hear from our Alumni.  Send an email with your news and digital photos to or mail in your information to Alumni Relations, 2575 Yorba Linda Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92831.

Distinguished Alumnus 2009
Distinguished Alumnus of the Year 09Texas Optometrist Wiley F. Curtis, O.D., has been honored by the SCCO Alumni Association as its Distinguished Alumnus of the Year for 2009.  Dr. Curtis, a 1982 graduate of the College, was selected for this special recognition based on his service to his alma mater, leadership within the profession, and achievement in community service.
    Dr. Curtis joins a select group of 29 graduates of the College who have received this honor in recognition of their dedication and support on behalf of their alma mater, profession and community.  He was honored at the College's Reunion Banquet held on October 10 in Fullerton.  Read more...
Alumni Reunion Weekend in February
Class of 99 Reunion BBQYes - that's right, the Alumni Reunion Weekend is in February!  We're moving the annual gathering of alumni to the month of February beginning in 2010!   Make your plans now to join the fun on our beautiful SCCO Campus on, Saturday and Sunday, February 13 and 14.  Read more...
Jim Carlson, O.D., '77, Study Room Dedication
Carlson DedicationCheryl Carlson was surrounded by her family, President Alexander, and close friends of her late husband, Dr. James Carlson, on October 30 as she cut the ribbon for the dedication of Study Room A202, now named in his honor. The dedication was followed by a reception at which four generations of Carlsons were in attendance.   Dr. Carlson's partners at Practice Management Associates donated the funding for this special tribute.
Career Resources at SCCO
In-Sight Provides Placement Options
Dr deCroupet and Dr GinSCCO, as an advocate for private optometric practice, supports the successful transition from practice to retirement, as well as the successful transition from student to practitioner.  To accomplish this, the College's Alumni Relations Office offers resources for providers and seekers of optometric practice opportunities.  Read more...