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May 14, 2020

Graduation In The Time Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

For Immediate Release: May 14, 2020 Organization Contact: Adrienne Stoller, communications@sunyopt.edu, 212-938-5600 What is it like to graduate as a doctor of optometry during a global health crisis? SUNY College of Optometry Class of 2020 President Nicole Mercho shares how soon-to-be-alumni are preparing for a rapidly changing professional world. How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the […]

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May 13, 2020

SUNY Optometry VISIONARIES 2020: Mackenzie Bradley, Class of 2020

  NEW YORK, N.Y. (May 13, 2020) —As a child, Mackenzie Bradley set the bar high for her future. As in, gold medal high. She aspired to be an Olympic gymnast for the 2012 games, but jokingly admits that her athleticism “did not reach a world-class level.” Instead of lowering her standards, she set her […]

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May 7, 2020

SUNY College of Optometry’s CSTEP Wins $950,000 Grant to Support Underrepresented and Underresourced Students

For Immediate Release: May 7, 2020 Media Contact: Adrienne Stoller, communications@sunyopt.edu, 212-938-5600 NEW YORK, NY—With an eye on expanding diversity in optometry practice, SUNY College of Optometry’s Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) won a grant for nearly $1 million to bolster its efforts to support under-represented and economically disadvantaged students. The award was […]

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May 5, 2020

SUNY College of Optometry Readies Students for Professional Practice Amid COVID-19

For Immediate Release: May 4, 2020 Organization Contact: Adrienne Stoller, communications@sunyopt.edu, 212-938-5600 New York, NY—Springtime is typically the final stretch for students of all levels at the SUNY College of Optometry as they complete classes, exams, rotations, and prepare to become practicing doctors. But this year, unlike any other, the journey to professional life for these […]

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April 29, 2020

Advancing Leadership within Healthcare at the University Eye Center

For Immediate Release: April 29, 2020 Organization Contact: Adrienne Stoller, communications@sunyopt.edu, 212-938-5600 Clinical Administrator Earns Top Honor in Health Management New York, NY—The SUNY College of Optometry University Eye Center (UEC) is pleased to announce that UEC Executive Director and Vice President for Clinical Administration, Liduvina Martinez-Gonzalez, MS, FACHE, has been recently named a Fellow of […]

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April 23, 2020

SUNY College of Optometry Admitted Students Day Goes Virtual – Class of 2024 Learns about Life at the College from a Distance

For Immediate Release: April 23, 2020 Organization Contact: Adrienne Stoller, communications@sunyopt.edu, 212-938-5600 New York, NY—Nearly 100 prospective students hailing from 17 states close to home and across the U.S. participated in a virtual version of Admitted Students Day at the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry held on April 17. The students represent […]

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April 14, 2020

SUNY COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY HOSTS COVID-19 WEBINARS TO SUPPORT AND GUIDE FELLOW EYE DOCTORS IN TIME OF CRISIS

For Immediate Release: April 14, 2020 Organization Contact: Adrienne Stoller, communications@sunyopt.edu, 212-938-5600 Integrating Telehealth into Optometry Practice Tops the Latest Discussions NEW YORK, NY—Nearly 1,000 eye doctors across the United States and worldwide virtually attended a two-part webinar series entitled, COVID-19 & the Optometric Community, organized by State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry […]

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April 6, 2020

SUNY COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY OPENS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED BARBARA SALTZMAN CENTER FOR PEDIATRIC EYE CARE

For Immediate Release: April 6, 2020 Organization Contact: Adrienne Stoller, communications@sunyopt.edu, 212-938-5600 State-of-the-Art Facility Dedicated to Pediatric Vision Will Offer Unique Experience for Children and Their Families Amid COVID-19 Response, Center’s Patients Can Access Care Via Telehealth NEW YORK, NY—The State University of New York College of Optometry announced the official opening of the Barbara Saltzman […]

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