June, 2016

Boston Middle School Students Visit NECO image

Boston Middle School Students Visit NECO

Twenty-one middle school students recently visited New England College of Optometry, NECO, to learn more about optometry. The Dearborn STEM Academy students came to the College as part of an Optometry… Read More …

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NECO Professor Participates on Thesis Defense Committee in China

For over 25 years, New England College of Optometry (NECO) has developed a longstanding, strong relationship with Wenzhou Medical University (WMU), allowing students and faculty members from both institutions… Read More …

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NECO Welcomes 8 Student Researchers to T35 Summer Research Program

Dr. Jane Gwiazda, Director of the Summer Research Program, welcomed 8 student researchers to the T35 Summer Research program last week. The students include Kayla Andrade, Nicole Broden, Adriana Ferriera,… Read More …

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In His Own Words: Matt Bauer, OD ‘09

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

May, 2016

Dr. Barry Kran Discusses Eye Exams for Individuals with Disabilities in New Webcast image

Dr. Barry Kran Discusses Eye Exams for Individuals with Disabilities in New Webcast

Barry Kran, OD FAAO, is featured in a webcast by Perkins School for the Blind entitled “Ensuring a Successful Eye Exam for Individuals with Ocular Visual Impairments”. Dr. Kran is professor at New… Read More …

NECO Student Researchers Win Awards at National Conference image

NECO Student Researchers Win Awards at National Conference

Two second year students at New England College of Optometry recently received grants and awards for their research at the annual conference for the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology… Read More …

Representative Niki Tsongas Delivers Keynote at 2016 NECO Commencement image

Representative Niki Tsongas Delivers Keynote at 2016 NECO Commencement

On Sunday, May 15, 2016, the New England College of Optometry held its 122nd Commencement Ceremony at the John Hancock Hall in Boston, Massachusetts. Participating in the ceremony were Class of 1966… Read More …

AODP Student Wins Dr. Norman E. Wallis Award for Highest Score on National Test image

AODP Student Wins Dr. Norman E. Wallis Award for Highest Score on National Test

Juan Ding, AODP 2017, was recently named the 2016 recipient for the Dr. Norman Wallis Award for Excellence. The award honors the legacy of Dr. Wallis and his service to the National Board for over 25… Read More …

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NECO Students Provide Screenings and Eye Exams at Community Event

“I’ve always wanted to serve on the mobile clinic, but never had an opportunity to do so,” explained Karen Choi, Class of 2018, New England College of Optometry (NECO). As a second year optometry… Read More …

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NECO Welcomes the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Clinical Educators Workshop

Close to 30 New England Eye clinic directors and faculty gathered on Friday, April 29, 2016 to take part in a day-long Clinical Educators Workshop. The event was part of ongoing professional development… Read More …

2016 Visionaries Day Showcases Student Work image

2016 Visionaries Day Showcases Student Work

Students, faculty, and staff from throughout the College came together on April 25, 2016 to celebrate student learning and accomplishments at the 14th Annual Visionaries Day. Originally created to showcase… Read More …

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Over 40 Students Enjoy Dinner with ODs

As part of NECO’s career services for current students and alumni, the Dinner with ODs program matches practicing optometrists with interested students for mentoring and career advice at small informal… Read More …

April, 2016

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NECO Hosts Meet the Fellows Event

On Wednesday evening, April 20th, thirty students gathered for “Meet the Fellows,” a dinner event hosted by the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) club at NECO. The evening both honored student… Read More …

NECO Students and Faculty Attend Congressional Advocacy Conference in DC image

NECO Students and Faculty Attend Congressional Advocacy Conference in DC

Over 600 optometrists, optometry students, and leaders gathered in Washington DC last week to attend the 2016 Congressional Advocacy Conference. Representing the New England College were President Scott,… Read More …

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Career Program Helps US and Canadian Students Prepare to Graduate Strong

On Thursday, April 21, 2016, over 140 students gathered to learn from recent graduates at the third annual Graduate Strong Event. As part of NECO’s ongoing support for students and their career options,… Read More …

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 …

ASCO Grants 2016 Rising Star Award to NECO Faculty Member image

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 Students and Faculty Participate in Mentoring Event

The mission of New England College of Optometry, NECO, is to change the way people see the world through optometric education, discovery and service. Despite a heavy academic and clinical workload,… Read More …

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Students Offered Free Membership in Optometric Historical Society

NECO students and residents are invited to join the Optometric Historical Society, OHS, with a free membership. 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 …