Alumni Awards

Foley House Alumni Awards

Foley House alumni awards have been presented each year since 1976 to recognize Indiana University School of Optometry's most dedicated and distinguished alumni.

2022 Foley House award recipients

Dr. Linda Casser

Distinguished Alumni Award

Dr. Casser was honored for her preeminent status within the field of optometry.

Dr. Lilian Vogel

Basement Key Award

Dr. Vogel was honored for her significant contributions to the IU School of Optometry.

The Foley House tradition

Located at 744 East Third Street, the Foley House served as the IU Optometry Clinic for ten years before the present building was constructed.

The Foley House Basement Door Key Award has been presented each year since 1976 to an alumnus/a who has demonstrated exceptional dedication and/or service to the IU School of Optometry

The school added a second award, the Foley House Distinguished Alumni Award, in 2015.  The award recognizes an IUSO alumnus/a who has spent significant time dedicated to excellence in optometry, has represented the School well throughout his/her career, and has reached pre-eminent status in the field of optometry