May, 2017

NECO’s Student MSOS Chapter Hosts Public Policy Events image

NECO’s Student MSOS Chapter Hosts Public Policy Events

The MSOS club at New England College of Optometry (NECO) has been busy with events, lunches, and phone-a-thons over the past few weeks related to the proposed glaucoma bill and American Healthcare Act.… Read More …

March, 2017

NECO Honors Scholars at 2017 Annual Scholarship Ceremony image

NECO Honors Scholars at 2017 Annual Scholarship Ceremony

Congratulations to the 2017 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 …

February, 2017

NECO Students Plan Lunar New Year Celebration image

NECO Students Plan Lunar New Year Celebration

During the week of the Lunar New Year, a committee of OD1s, working with Marie Hill, executive assistant to President Scott, hosted the first Chinese New Year celebration at New England College of Optometry,… Read More …

Fourth Year NECO Student Wins Optometry Student Challenge image

Fourth Year NECO Student Wins Optometry Student Challenge

Kimberly-Anne Llamzon, Class of 2017, New England College of Optometry (NECO), was recently chosen as one of three winners of the Optometry Student Challenge. The competition is sponsored by the ABB… Read More …

January, 2017

VOSH Night 2017 Raises over $4,000 for Annual VOSH Trip image

VOSH Night 2017 Raises over $4,000 for Annual VOSH Trip

On Friday, January 20th, the Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH) group held their biggest fundraiser of the year, VOSH Night. The student-run chapter at NECO (New England College… Read More …

NECO Welcomes Dr. Will To For a Discussion on Modern Optometry image

NECO Welcomes Dr. Will To For a Discussion on Modern Optometry

On Thursday, January 19, 2017, New England College of Optometry’s Private Practice Club hosted their first event of the spring semester, Modern Optometry with Dr. Will To. Dr. To is a recent… Read More …

December, 2016

NECO Faculty, Students, Residents, and Alumni Present at Academy 2016 image

NECO Faculty, Students, Residents, and Alumni Present at Academy 2016

New England College of Optometry was well represented at the American Academy of Optometry’s Annual Meeting this past November in Anaheim, California. Faculty, students, professional staff, residents,… Read More …

November, 2016

Micaela Gobeille Receives J. Pat Cummings Scholarship image

Micaela Gobeille Receives J. Pat Cummings Scholarship

November 15, 2016 Micaela Gobeille, OD/MS ’18, has been selected to receive the 2016 J. Pat Cummings Scholarship. The award is sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc and the… Read More …

NECO Students Help Raise Awareness for World Diabetes Day image

NECO Students Help Raise Awareness for World Diabetes Day

November 14, 2016 At New England College of Optometry, NECO, students learn about the structure and function of visual and systemic systems, as well as eye health and eye disease. One such… Read More …

NECO Hosts Student Workshop for Ocular Surface Symposium, SWOSS image

NECO Hosts Student Workshop for Ocular Surface Symposium, SWOSS

New England College of Optometry, NECO, recently hosted a workshop for second year OD students that focused on dry eye education. The event, called SWOSS – Student Workshop for Ocular Surface Syndrome,… Read More …

October, 2016

Fourth Year Optometry Students Attend Alcon Academy For Eye Care Excellence Program image

Fourth Year Optometry Students Attend Alcon Academy For Eye Care Excellence Program

This fall, thirteen fourth year optometry students were selected to represent New England College of Optometry, NECO, while attending the Alcon Academy for Eye Care Excellence program in Fort Worth,… Read More …

September, 2016

Class of 2019 Receive White Coats at Annual Ceremony image

Class of 2019 Receive White Coats at Annual Ceremony

September 27, 2016 On Sunday, September 25, 2016, 106 students from the Class of 2019 were on hand at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston to receive their white coats at New England College of Optometry’s… Read More …

NECO Students Selected for VSP and AOF Practice Excellence Scholarship image

NECO Students Selected for VSP and AOF Practice Excellence Scholarship

September 23, 2016 - Avani Dave and Michael Merritt, Class of 2017, were recently chosen as the 2016 recipients of the VSP and AOF Practice Excellence Scholarship. The scholarship is funded… Read More …

June, 2016

National Contact Lens Award Recognizes Fourth Year OD Student image

National Contact Lens Award Recognizes Fourth Year OD Student

Recent graduate Maria Denietolis, OD16, was selected as a program recipient of the 2016 Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care. Representing New England… Read More …

May, 2016

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 …

NECO Students Provide Screenings and Eye Exams at Community Event image

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 …

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 …

Over 40 Students Enjoy Dinner with ODs image

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

NECO Hosts Meet the Fellows Event image

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 …