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September 9, 2021

SUNY OPTOMETRY RECOGNIZES ALUMNA OF THE YEAR FOR HELPING PATIENTS, PEERS AND ASPIRING OPTOMETRISTS TO SEE MORE CLEARLY

New York, NY — The SUNY College of Optometry Alumni Association has named Neera Kapoor, OD, MS, ’94, as the 2021 “Alumna of the Year.” The award celebrates SUNY Optometry graduates who remain involved with the College through volunteerism and financial support, dedication to the profession through education, organized practice, publications or research, and commitment to community […]

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September 8, 2021

SUNY OPTOMETRY STUDENTS AMONG RECIPIENTS OF THE 2021 STUDENT TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP GRANTS PRESENTED BY THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPTOMETRY AND ITS FOUNDATION

NEW YORK, NY – The American Academy of Optometry and the American Academy of Optometry Foundation announced more than 40 recipients of the 2021 Student Travel Fellowship Grants, which provides $750 in funding for select students to attend the Academy 2021 meeting in Boston, November 3-6, 2021.  Names of the awardees were released by the Academy on […]

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August 25, 2021

FYEye Fall 2021

Dear Students, Colleagues and Supporters, As we begin another academic year, the College carries forward the lessons learned in this pandemic era to foster a structured yet engaged campus environment including a safe return to in-person instruction. Given our progress, however, we are mindful of the need to be flexible in these uncertain times and […]

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August 20, 2021

SUNY Optometry Marks a Milestone as 50th Class Begins Training 

  New York, NY— The first step toward becoming an eye doctor began this week for the Class of 2025 as they embarked on their first semester of study at the State University of New York College of Optometry. The group of aspiring optometrists made up of 98 new students, including 76 women, is the […]

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August 6, 2021

WHY ROUTINE EYE EXAMS ARE IMPORTANT FOR SCHOOL SUCCESS

The Center for Pediatric Eye Care at the University Eye Center keeps kids focused on learning New York, NY— Did you know that over 5 million children in the U.S. struggle to learn because of an undiagnosed vision problem? As kids ready for school this year, eye exams are more important than ever as children […]

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August 4, 2021

SUNY College of Optometry Announces Middle States Re-accreditation

New York, NY— The State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry is proud to receive an “affirm re-accreditation” decision from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), one of seven institutional accrediting bodies in the United States that is recognized by the US Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education […]

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