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May 4, 2021

TWEEDY, CEPKO TO RECEIVE HONORARY DEGREES FROM SUNY Optometry

47th commencement address to be given by NYS Assemblymember Paulin New York, NY— Marking 50 years of scholarship and service this year, the State University of New York College of Optometry will recognize two distinguished professionals who have made lasting contributions in their respective fields with honorary degrees during the College’s 2021 commencement ceremony on […]

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April 28, 2021

ADMITTED STUDENTS DAY WELCOMES STUDENTS FROM NEW YORK AND ABROAD

SUNY Optometry sees spike in applications for a spot in the College’s 50th New York, NY— Nearly 100 students from regions close to home and worldwide participated in a virtual version of Admitted Students Day at the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry held in April, a month that marks the start […]

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April 21, 2021

SIXTH ANNUAL STUDENT INNOVATOR AWARD WINNER SEEKS TO EXPAND THERAPY FOR AMBLYOPIA

New York, NY—SUNY College of Optometry second-year student Natalie Duider was named the 2021 Student Innovator Award winner following the College’s 6th annual competition held virtually on April 16. Her winning concept called “The At-Home Amblyopia Activity Book” offers simple yet accessible MFBF (monocular fixation in a binocular field) vision therapy exercises for children with […]

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April 21, 2021

A Message from the President

In the wake of the Derek Chauvin trial’s verdict and all that it represents, it is critical that we recognize and are sensitive to the anxiety, emotions, and profound weight of these tragic events on the lives of our SUNY College of Optometry family, especially our students and staff of color. During these emotionally charged […]

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April 13, 2021

SUNY COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY TURNS 50

Virtual golden anniversary party to kick off a year of celebration New York, NY— The State University of New York College of Optometry community is gearing up to celebrate 50 years of study and service with a virtual celebration that will launch a year-long commemorative campaign stretching through June 2022 highlighting the history and contributions […]

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April 5, 2021

SUNY Optometry Student Among Recipients of CooperVision 2021 Best Practices Scholarship 

New York, NY—Following the announcement of its 2021 Best Practices honorees, CooperVision has revealed the recipients of its second annual Best Practices Scholarship. Offered to outstanding third-year optometry students, the scholarship enables future eye care professionals to learn directly from some of the best in optometry.  Among the three student recipients of the 2021 Best […]

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March 29, 2021

FINDING FOCUS FOLLOWING TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

Patient with TBI improves sight and outlook on life with help from her eye doctor New York, NY—More than 25 years have passed since retired historian and college professor Mary Marshall, PhD, was a passenger in a car crash that changed the course of her life. “A friend had driven me to Branchburg Community College […]

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March 23, 2021

SUNY BOARD OF TRUSTEES CHAIR VISITS SUNY COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY

New York, NY—SUNY College of Optometry recently welcomed SUNY Board of Trustees Chair, Dr. Merryl H. Tisch, to campus to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on teaching and learning. Joining Dr. Tisch for her visit were SUNY Optometry Vice President of Student Affairs and Chief Diversity Officer, Dr. Guilherme F. C. Albieri, Vice President and […]

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