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MCO Alumni Association Electronic Newsletter Vol. 1, Issue 1   Robert Carter, OD, Editor carterr@ferris.edu

Michigan College of Optometry
Summer Alumni Reuion

Members of the class of '98 at the 2008 Reunion at the MOA Convention at Boyne Mountain.

Join us this year for the reunion at Boyne Mountain on July 17.

A special invitation goes to members of the classes of '79, '84, '99 and '04.

Registration is through the MOA.


Barb Horn, Sue Stepleton, Eric Schweifofer, Lil Kalaczinski, Deana Pletz, Dan Markley,
and Ann Marie Kautz

Annual Walter Betts
Memorial Golf Outing

Join us for the Second Annual Walter Betts Memorial Golf Outing.

The nine hole, 4 person, scramble event will be held at Katke Golf Course in conjunction with the MCO Summer Educational Event on June 3, 2009 immediatley following the educational meeting.

Registration fee is $75 and a box dinner will be served.

Click this link for registration forms for both the CE and the Betts Golf Event: ferris.edu/htmls/alumni/
MCO-alumni/bettsgolfform.pdf


Best-dressed team at last year's first Annual Walter Betts Memorial Scholarship Golf Outing: Sue Burns, Carol Betts, Stacy Issette, and Dawn Dempsey

New Building for MCO

Here is a rendition of what the new building will look like upon completion.

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday May 8, 2009 for the new Michigan College of Optometry building. The ceremony will be held on the corner of State Street and Ferris Drive (next to the College of Allied Health Sciences), which is the proposed site for the new building. Light refreshments will be served.

Click here for more renditions and information:
ferris.edu/htmls/alumni/
develop/Realize/MCO-New-building.pdf

MCO Dean Search

MCO is searching for a new Dean.

Follow this link for more information:
ferrisalumni.org

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