September, 2016

NECO Professor Receives Frederic Rosemore Low Vision Educational Grant image

NECO Professor Receives Frederic Rosemore Low Vision Educational Grant

September 15, 2016 - Richard Jamara and the low vision team at the New England College of Optometry (NECO) recently received the Frederic Rosemore Low Vision Educational Grant from the American… 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 …

New England College of Optometry Hosts Kick-Off Event for Profiles In Vision Gala Dinner image

New England College of Optometry Hosts Kick-Off Event for Profiles In Vision Gala Dinner

September 1, 2016 - New England College of Optometry, NECO, held a successful kick-off reception for their Profiles in Vision Dinner Gala on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at the Beacon Street… Read More …

August, 2016

New England College of Optometry Supports Boston Public Schools at Countdown to Kindergarten Event image

New England College of Optometry Supports Boston Public Schools at Countdown to Kindergarten Event

August 31, 2016, Boston – On Tuesday August 30, 2016, New England College of Optometry (NECO) once again offered vision screening to children entering Kindergarten at the Boston Public… 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 …

Chinese Students Participate in Global Health Leadership Program at NECO image

Chinese Students Participate in Global Health Leadership Program at NECO

New England College of Optometry, NECO, welcomed ten students from Wenzhou Medical University in Wenzhou, China as part of the second annual Global Health Leadership Development program (GHLDP) in July.… Read More …

July, 2016

AODP, ASIP and MS/OD Students Receive Their White Coats image

AODP, ASIP and MS/OD Students Receive Their White Coats

On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, thirteen students from the AODP 2018, ASIP 2018, and MS/OD China 2018 programs participated in the second annual summer White Coat Ceremony. The Accelerated OD Program (AODP),… Read More …

Dr. Nicole Ross Receives  Special Recognition Award at ASCO Annual Luncheon image

Dr. Nicole Ross Receives Special Recognition Award at ASCO Annual Luncheon

Dr. Nicole Ross, Assistant Professor at New England College of Optometry (NECO), was awarded the 2016 Rising Star Award at the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry ‘s (ASCO) Annual Luncheon… Read More …

June, 2016

NECO Holds Annual Residents’ Conference image

NECO Holds Annual Residents’ Conference

Thirty-six optometric residents came to New England College of Optometry on June 17, 2016 for the annual John E. Asarkof Spring Residency Conference. The day honored the participants of the 2015-2016… Read More …

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 …

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 …

NECO Welcomes 8 Student Researchers to T35 Summer Research Program image

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 …

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 …

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 …

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

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 …

April, 2016

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 …

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 …