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  • 2023 Alumni Homecoming Day

    First Annual Alumni Homecoming Day & Distinguished Alumni Awards

    Join fellow SCCO, SPAS and COP Alumni for a day of celebration!

2023 First Annual Alumni Homecoming

Welcome Home!

Saturday, September 30, 2023

Bring the whole family and join us for a fun day of reunion and celebration with your friends and fellow alumni and a celebration of the Distinguished Alumni honorees.

Kevin L. Alexander, OD, PHD Campus – Fullerton Campus

1:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.

2023 Distinguished Alumni Recipients

Wynette Augustine, OD, ’84

Beverly Pack Bianes, OD, ’91

John Nishimoto, OD, ’87

Brianna Riddlebarger, PA-C, ’19

Melanie Vela, PharmD, ’22

Learn More About Our Distinguished Alumni Recipients



Class Reunions

Southern California College of Optometry

50th Class Reunion Pinning – Class of 1973 with Ken Brookman 

25th Class Reunion Pinning – Class of 1998 with Derek Tong 

Special Recognition of the Classes ending in “3” and “8”!

Recognition of all alumni in attendance!

School of Physician Assistant Studies

5th Class Reunion – Class of 2018 with Tim Harkins 

Recognition of all alumni in attendance!

College of Pharmacy

General COP reunion and recognition of all alumni in attendance!


Schedule of Events

1:00pm - 2:30pm     Alumni Reunion Receptions Dedicated program reunions will take place around campus.

2:30pm - 4:00pm     Distinguished Alumni Ceremony & Celebration

4:00pm - 6:00pm     Dinner, Drinks and live music on the lawn


Alumni Reunion Representatives

If you would like to reach out to your alumni reunion representative, or if your class year isn’t shown below, please email


Class of 1973 - 50th Reunion

Kenneth Brookman, OD

Class of 1983 - 40th Reunion

Dawn Miller, OD

Class of 1993 - 30th Reunion

Janis Nishimoto, OD

Class of 1998 - 25th Reunion

Derek Tong, OD

Class of 2003 - 20th Reunion

Todd Smith, OD

Class of 2013 - 10th Reunion

Abby Wicks , OD


Class of 2018 - 5th Reunion

Tim Harkins, PA-C