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KYCO receives School of the Year award from National Optometric Association
The National Optometric Association (NOA) recently presented the “NOA School of the Year Award” to the University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO).
University of Pikeville alumni honored
Five individuals have been recognized for their outstanding achievements and commitment to the University of Pikeville. 
UPIKE business lecture series Nov. 15
UPIKE alumni J.C. Hensley will be the featured speaker for the University of Pikeville’s Coleman College of Business Speakers and Leadership Series.
KYCO faculty recognized by Kentucky Board of Optometric Examiners
Jerald F. Combs, O.D., assistant professor of optometry, was recently recognized for his service on the Kentucky Board of Optometric Examiners where, from 1997-2016, he served as president, vice president and secretary-treasurer.
UPIKE dedicates Health Professions Education Building
More than 650 people gathered on the University of Pikeville campus on Oct. 27 for the ribbon cutting and dedication of the institution’s newest facility, the Health Professions Education Building (HPEB).
UPIKE freshman focuses on career in optometry
The University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Optometry stands as a vision of hope for increased access to optometric care in Central Appalachia as well as for aspiring optometrists. 
University of Pikeville to honor distinguished educators
The University of Pikeville will honor this year’s Distinguished Educators Hall of Fame inductees during a special ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 26, at 6 p.m., in Booth Auditorium.
UPIKE to screen ‘Linefork’
The University of Pikeville will screen the documentary “Linefork,” a film that offers an immersive view of Lee and Opal Sexton’s daily rituals and inherent resilience while documenting the raw yet delicate music of a singular musician, linked to the past but also immediately present.
UPIKE Homecoming
As the University of Pikeville marks its 128th year, join us on the hill for Homecoming Week, Oct. 23-28.
UPIKE participates in ACA Annual Summit
The University of Pikeville was highly represented among faculty, staff, students and administrative leaders from 35 private four-year liberal arts institutions in Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia at the recent Appalachian College Association (ACA) Annual Summit in Kingsport, Tenn.



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