April, 2016

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.

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 by ABB OPTICAL GROUP to…

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 expertise on March 24, 2016.

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 about myopia progression…

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 the upcoming year.

Student VOSH Group Receives Smartphone-Based Autorefractor from Smart Vision image

Student VOSH Group Receives Smartphone-Based Autorefractor from Smart Vision

On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, the Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanities (S-VOSH) chapter of New England College of Optometry received a SVOne Autorefractor from Smart Vision Labs. The SVOne is a lightweight, handheld,…

Dr. Patrick J. Pirotte Named 2016 Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence image

Dr. Patrick J. Pirotte Named 2016 Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence

New England College of Optometry is pleased to host Dr. Patrick Pirotte as the 2016 Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence. Dr. Pirotte is an active scholar and practitioner. He has been working in private practice in Wichita, Kansas…

NECO Student Wins $1,000 Optometry Grant image

NECO Student Wins $1,000 Optometry Grant

Francesca Sefton, Class of 2017, was chosen as one of two runner-ups in an optometry grant program. The competition, sponsored by National Vision, Inc., was open to third and fourth year optometry students. Applicants were…

February, 2016

NECO Student Elected Treasurer for AOSA’s Executive Board image

NECO Student Elected Treasurer for AOSA’s Executive Board

Evan Tirado, Class of 2017, was recently selected to join the national leadership team for AOSA, the student branch of the American Optometric Association (AOA). AOSA represents over 6,700 students from 23 colleges of optometry…

November, 2015

AOA Trustee Liaison Dr. Bill Reynolds Visits NECO image

AOA Trustee Liaison Dr. Bill Reynolds Visits NECO

Dr. Bill Reynolds, trustee to the American Optometric Association, visited the New England College of Optometry on Thursday, November 19, 2015. The American Optometric Association represents doctors of optometry, optometric…

NECO/NEE Faculty, Staff, Residents, Students, and Alumni Present at Academy 2015 image

NECO/NEE Faculty, Staff, Residents, Students, and Alumni Present at Academy 2015

New England College of Optometry was well represented at the American Academy of Optometry’s Annual Meeting this past October in New Orleans. Faculty, students, professional staff, residents, and alumni presented posters,…

NECO Students carry on the legacy of Dr. Fradkin, OD ‘43 image

NECO Students carry on the legacy of Dr. Fradkin, OD ‘43

Recipients of the Dr. Irving Fradkin Honorary Scholarship Program gathered in October to be honored for their scholarship and accomplishments. The seven Dr. Fradkin scholars from the Class of 2018 and 2019 each received a scholarship…

NECO Alumni Gather at Academy 2015 image

NECO Alumni Gather at Academy 2015

On Friday, October 9, 2015, over 300 alumni, faculty, students and guests gathered at the Hilton Riverside Hotel at the annual Academy of Optometry meeting in New Orleans to connect with friends and colleagues.

September, 2015

Class of 2018 Receive Their White Coats at Special Ceremony image

Class of 2018 Receive Their White Coats at Special Ceremony

Second year OD students receive their white coats and transition to more extensive patient care

Ran He Honored for Top Board Scores image

Ran He Honored for Top Board Scores

Student receives highest score on NBEO, Part 1

NECO Welcomes Class of 2019 image

NECO Welcomes Class of 2019

New England College of Optometry welcomed 119 four-year OD students on September 2, 2015

August, 2015

Seven New Leadership-Scholarships Created image

Seven New Leadership-Scholarships Created

Jason Chin, OD ’04, Terry Chin, OD ’76, Randy Brooks, OD ’77, Ken Myers, OD ’74, Howard Purcell, OD ’84, Keith Taylor, OD ’81 and Kenneth Taylor, OD ’77 recently established four-year leadership scholarships and…

July, 2015

AODP, ASIP, and MS/OD China Students Participate in White Coat Ceremony image

AODP, ASIP, and MS/OD China Students Participate in White Coat Ceremony

Students from accelerated and advanced programs receive White Coat and letter with clinical privileges

Chinese Medical Students Attend NECO for Global Health Leadership Development image

Chinese Medical Students Attend NECO for Global Health Leadership Development

Medical students from Wenzhou Medical University visit New England College of Optometry to gain deeper understanding of community health care

June, 2015

Scholars From Aalen University in Germany Visit NECO image

Scholars From Aalen University in Germany Visit NECO

Visiting students from German University receive lectures, interactive workshops, labs, and clinical observation