STATEMENT FROM ASCO REGARDING HURRICANE HARVEY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY

ROCKVILLE, MD, August 29, 2017, 12:10 pm ET – The Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) is closely monitoring the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, particularly how it is affecting the staff and students at our institution, the University of Houston, College of Optometry (HCO).

We are hearing from Dr. Earl Smith III, Dean of HCO, that the College, to date, has not sustained any damage and all students and staff are safe.

ASCO’s Board of Directors and staff sends its best wishes and prayers to everyone in the Houston area. ASCO will continue communications with Dr. Smith and send updates if necessary.

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