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 …

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 …

NECO Students and Faculty Participate in Mentoring Event image

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 …

Students Offered Free Membership in Optometric Historical Society image

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 …

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 …

March, 2016

NECO Honors Students at Annual Scholarship Ceremony image

NECO Honors Students at Annual Scholarship Ceremony

Congratulations to the 2016 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 …

OD-MS Student Researcher’s Master Thesis To Be Published in Vision Research image

OD-MS Student Researcher’s Master Thesis To Be Published in Vision Research

Fourth year student Laura Goldberg, Class of 2016, recently received the news that her master’s thesis detailing her work in Dr. Frances Rucker’s lab has been accepted for publication. The article… Read More …

NECO Residents Roster Announced for 2016-2017 image

NECO Residents Roster Announced for 2016-2017

New England College of Optometry is pleased to announce its residents roster for the 2016-2017 academic year. Thirty-six students have been matched with NECO residency positions at 15 locations for… Read More …