Alumni News

NECO Remembers Dr. Richard Wallingford Jr., OD ‘75 image

NECO Remembers Dr. Richard Wallingford Jr., OD ‘75

It is with great sadness that New England College of Optometry notes the passing of alumni Dr. Richard Wallingford Jr., OD ’75. Dr. Wallingford was a past President of the American Optometric Association,… Read More …

Retiring Alumnus Transitions Practice to Recent NECO Graduate image

Retiring Alumnus Transitions Practice to Recent NECO Graduate

In the tradition of New England College of Optometry alumni helping one another, Dr. Sabrina Mayo, Class of 2016, recently purchased a private practice from NECO alum Dr. Karl Erdmann, Class of 1980.… Read More …

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 …

Dr. Irving Fradkin, OD ‘43, Founder of Dollars for Scholars, Dies at Age 95 image

Dr. Irving Fradkin, OD ‘43, Founder of Dollars for Scholars, Dies at Age 95

It is with great sadness that New England College of Optometry shares the news of the passing of Dr. Irving Fradkin, OD ’43 at the age of 95. In addition to his contributions as an optometrist, Dr.… Read More …

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NECO Hosts Alumni Reception at Academy 2016

On Friday, November 11, NECO welcomed over 240 alumni, guests and corporate partners to a festive reception at the Hilton Anaheim at the Academy 2016 meeting. The 2016 ACADEMY meeting offered attendees… Read More …

Remember When?  Class of 1976 Celebrates 40th Reunion image

Remember When?  Class of 1976 Celebrates 40th Reunion

The Class of 1976 returned to New England College of Optometry on Saturday, September 17, 2016, to celebrate their fortieth reunion. Tony Cavallerano, OD ’72, Executive Director of Clinical Training… Read More …

Caitlin Morrison, OD’15, Receives Contact Lens Residency Award image

Caitlin Morrison, OD’15, Receives Contact Lens Residency Award

September 6, 2016 - Caitlin Morrison, OD ’15 has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Bert C. and Lydia M. Corwin Contact Lens Residency Award Recipient by the American Optometric… Read More …

Jameel Kanji, OD/MS ‘15, Receives Pediatric Residency Award image

Jameel Kanji, OD/MS ‘15, Receives Pediatric Residency Award

August 26, 2016 - Jameel Kanji, OD/MS ‘15, has been selected as a recipient of the Terrance N. Ingraham Pediatric Optometry Residency Award by the American Optometric Foundation… Read More …

In Her Own Words: Jaclyn Garlich, OD ‘10 image

In Her Own Words: Jaclyn Garlich, OD ‘10

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 Jaclyn Garlich,… Read More …

In Her Own Words: Mary Boname, OD’94 image

In Her Own Words: Mary Boname, OD’94

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 Mary Boname, OD… Read More …

In His Own Words: Matt Bauer, OD ‘09 image

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 …

Class of 1966 Celebrates its 50th Reunion image

Class of 1966 Celebrates its 50th Reunion

During NECO’s Commencement Weekend, the College enjoyed hosting members of the Class of 1966 for their 50th Class Reunion. 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 …

Career Program Helps US and Canadian Students Prepare to Graduate Strong image

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 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 …