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Help with Recruitment. Alumni and practicing optometrists are an integral part of the recruitment process at NECO. If you are interested in helping with recruitment efforts in your area, or if you know someone who would thrive at NECO and make a valuable contribution to optometry, please contact Taline Farra, OD, MSc, Director of Admissions, at 1-800-824-5526 or

Become a Guest Lecturer. If you are interested in becoming a guest lecturer for a class, a continuing education program, or a student and alumni event, please contact Tony Cavallerano at


Serve on the Alumni Association Board of Directors. New board members are nominated and elected into the Alumni Assocation on an annual basis. Click here to learn more about the Alumni Board, and contact Nancy Broude at or 617-587-5585 if you would like to be involved.


Plan an Alumni Event in Your Area. Whether it’s a sporting event, concert, dinner, lecture, or just a cocktail reception, we would be happy to help you plan your local alumni event. Contact Jo Ann Gershaw, Director of Alumni Affairs & College Events at or 617-587-5687.