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February 21, 2020

SUNY College of Optometry Celebrates Black History Month 2020

For Immediate Release: February 21, 2020 Media Contact: communications@sunyopt.edu, 212-938-5600   For the second year in a row, the SUNY College of Optometry chapter of the National Optometric Student Association(NOSA) has developed and installed an Inspiration Wall in the third floor Student Center. This year, the wall includes not only established optometrists and opticians, but the exceptional students that […]

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February 20, 2020

RECORD NUMBER OF SUNY OPTOMETRY STUDENTS PRESENT AT 2020 GLOBAL SPECIALITY LENS SYMPOSIUM

For Immediate Release: February 20, 2020 Media Contact: communications@sunyopt.edu, 212-938-5600   Seven of  SUNY’s residents and students posters were presented at the conference – a record number. Drs. Duchnowski, Keh, and Libassi mentored the students throughout their preparation and presentation. Of the students who attended, three third year students from SUNY Optometry were recognized at […]

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February 14, 2020

PRESIDENT DAVID A. HEATH DELIVERS 2020 STATE OF THE COLLEGE

Remarks reflect on progress made in the last decade and the emerging future of eye care View Video | Read Annual Report | State of the College NEW YORK, NY (February 14, 2020) – Dr. David A. Heath, president of SUNY College of Optometry delivered his 2020 State of the College address to the College […]

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February 3, 2020

Remembering Barbara Saltzman, 1938-2020

It is with great sadness that SUNY College of Optometry and the Optometric Center of New York (OCNY) shares the passing of Barbara Saltzman, president of the OCNY board of trustees. She died on Friday, January 31 after a short battle with cancer. Barbara devoted her entire career to the health care industry as well […]

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January 14, 2020

Service to the Community Helps Make Us Better Doctors

The president of the SUNY College of Optometry’s Class of 2022, Julie Song, is all about advocacy through action.   NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 14, 2020) — Julie Song takes her job as president of the SUNY College of Optometry’s Class of 2022 very seriously for two major reasons. The first has everything to do with […]

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January 10, 2020

Cuomo’s State of the State Echos SUNY College of Optometry’s Initiatives

NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 10, 2020) —  Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Address 2020 echoes several of SUNY College of Optometry’s initiatives to expand access to higher education, deliver quality health care to all citizens and to build sustainable, energy efficient state of the art facilities. In a time when student debt is increasing […]

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