Alumni News

In His Own Words: Philip Sutherland, OD ‘86 image

In His Own Words: Philip Sutherland, OD ‘86

The following is part of an ongoing series of interviews with NECO alumni presented by the Office of Alumni Relations. This month’s installation features Philip Sutherland, OD ‘86. Read More …

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ASCO Grants 2016 Rising Star Award to NECO Faculty Member

NECO is thrilled to congratulate Nicole Ross, OD, MSc, FAAO, on receiving the 2016 ASCO Rising Star Award. Read More …

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NECO Alumni Focus on Retinal Dilemmas

On Sunday, April 3, 2016, New England College of Optometry finished its 2015-2016 Sunday Seminar Series with great success. Read More …

New England College of Optometry Competes for $5,000 Grant image

New England College of Optometry Competes for $5,000 Grant

BOSTON (April 6, 2016) – New England College of Optometry (NECO) is in the running to receive a $5,000 unrestricted educational grant through the University Education Challenge, a program designed… Read More …

Class of 1994 Alumni Reunite image

Class of 1994 Alumni Reunite

Three classmates from the Class of 1994 were on campus on April 3, 2016, to attend the Sunday Series Continuing Education. Read More …

Three Generations of Ferrucci ODs Gather at CE program image

Three Generations of Ferrucci ODs Gather at CE program

When the Ferrucci family heard their own, Steve Ferrucci, OD ’94 was arriving from California to guest lecture at NECO’s Sunday Series CE, it prompted immediate reunion plans for April 3, 2016. Read More …

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NECO Professors Spearhead Participation in International Low Vision Awareness Program

Drs. Nicole Ross and Alexis Malkin, practicing low vision specialists and faculty at New England College of Optometry and New England Eye, recently travelled to India to present at the 35th… Read More …

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NECO Honors Students at Annual Scholarship Ceremony

Congratulations to the 2016 Scholarship Recipients at New England College of Optometry. This distinguished group of students was honored for their excellence in scholarship, leadership, and clinical… Read More …

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NECO Hosts Successful Cornea Symposium

On Sunday, March 20th, New England College of Optometry welcomed a distinguished group of optometrists and ophthalmologists for a Cornea Symposium. The group, led by Dr. Joseph Shovlin, FAAO, Northeastern… Read More …

Class of 1995 Celebrates 20+ Years image

Class of 1995 Celebrates 20+ Years

The Class of 1995 visited New England College of Optometry on Saturday, March 19, 2016 for their twentieth reunion. Read More …

Dr. Patrick J. Pirotte Named 2016 Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence image

Dr. Patrick J. Pirotte Named 2016 Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence

New England College of Optometry is pleased to host Dr. Patrick Pirotte as the 2016 Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence. Dr. Pirotte is an active scholar and practitioner. He has been working in private… Read More …

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SECO 2016 Alumni Reception

On Friday, February 26, 2016, President Clifford Scott, Robert DiMartino, OD, Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs and Tony Cavallerano, OD, Director of Professional Relations welcomed NECO Alumni,… Read More …

In Her Own Words: Amanda Powers, OD ’11 image

In Her Own Words: Amanda Powers, OD ’11

The following is part of an ongoing series of interviews with New England College of Optometry alumni presented by the Office of Alumni Affairs. This month’s installation features Amanda Powers, OD… Read More …

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NECO Presents Lecture Series on Amblyopia Research

Following the successful Light In Sight lecture series last year which addressed the role of light and light-based optical technologies in our lives, New England College of Optometry announces an exciting… Read More …

Sally Dang, OD ‘94 Visits NECO image

Sally Dang, OD ‘94 Visits NECO

On October 23, 2015, Sally Dang, OD ’94, enjoyed sharing NECO memories with President Clifford Scott and Dr. Barry Fisch in the Soltes Room of the upper library. Dedicated on October 13, 2011 to honor… Read More …

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Toronto Area Alumni attend Home Town Lecture on Low Vision

On Sunday, November 15, 2015, NECO Toronto area alumni gathered at Glow Fresh Grill in Don Mills, Ontario for Home Town Toronto. This continuing education program was part of the Home Town series that… Read More …

Dr. Lu Fan, MS/OD ’02, promoted to president of Wenzhou Medical University image

Dr. Lu Fan, MS/OD ’02, promoted to president of Wenzhou Medical University

Dr. Lu Fan, MS/OD ’02, was recently appointed president of Wenzhou Medical University (WMU), a major medical university in China. Before her promotion on October 23, 2015, she served as the Vice president… Read More …

New Research Study Evaluating Strabismus Detection By Non-Health Care Professionals image

New Research Study Evaluating Strabismus Detection By Non-Health Care Professionals

A study by three NECO-affiliated researchers, Dr. Kimberly Chan of Boston Children’s Hospital and Drs. Li Deng and Erik Weissberg of the New England College of Optometry, was recently published in… Read More …

NECO Students carry on the legacy of Dr. Fradkin, OD ‘43 image

NECO Students carry on the legacy of Dr. Fradkin, OD ‘43

Recipients of the Dr. Irving Fradkin Honorary Scholarship Program gathered in October to be honored for their scholarship and accomplishments. The seven Dr. Fradkin scholars from the Class of 2018 and… Read More …

NECO Alumni Gather at Academy 2015 image

NECO Alumni Gather at Academy 2015

On Friday, October 9, 2015, over 300 alumni, faculty, students and guests gathered at the Hilton Riverside Hotel at the annual Academy of Optometry meeting in New Orleans to connect with friends and… Read More …