Commencement

Congratulations to the SCCO Class of 2018

Marshall B. Ketchum University's Southern California College of Optometry held its 114th Annual Ceremony on May 23, 2018 in Anaheim, Calif.The University conferred 100 Doctor of Optometry degrees, along with two Master's Degrees in Vision Science. University President, Kevin L. Alexander, OD, PhD, presided over the ceremony and SCCO Dean Mark Bullimore, MCOptom, PhD, presented the candidates for the Doctor of Optometry degree.

Commencement Livestream

If you were unable to attend this year's ceremony, don't worry! You can watch the recording today

Graduate Highlights: SCCO Class of 2018

At first glance, the journey of Moena Dean, SCCO Class of ’18, to graduation May 23, 2018 from MBKU’s Southern California College of Optometry might appear especially stressful. The 2018 class valedictorian gave birth to her two children — now ages three and one — while in optometry school. But Dean says her young family — and the joy they brought her — actually provided stress relief and intensified her sense of mission as she pursued her degree in a profession she loves. Read the full story today

When Kallie Kappes, SCCO, ’18, graduates May 23, 2018, from Marshall B. Ketchum University’s Southern California College of Optometry and moves her graduation cap tassel to the left, she will have fulfilled a dream she’s held since fourth grade. As a child growing up in Elko, Nevada, Kappes experienced many ocular issues. Consequently, she spent a lot of time in her optometrist’s office – and absolutely loved it. Read the full story today