At our first meeting of the year, Pre-Optometry club heard from a variety of guest speaks. Shawn Gilbert, our adviser, welcomed all members and introduced Dean Karla Zadnik. Dean Zadnik spoke to our members about her journey into and through the field of optometry. Shawn Curtner, clinic director, spoke about OSU’s clinical care program and asked for students to consider working in his federal work study. Justin Griest, head of recruitment, spoke about the upcoming fall Visit Day on October 15th (register at optometry.osu.edu/visitday). The executive board then introduced themselves and their positions. All members were given the opportunity to participate in a tour of the College of Optometry. Hope to see everyone at our next meeting on September 13th!