March, 2016

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… Read More …

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… Read More …

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.… Read More …

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… Read More …

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… Read More …

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… Read More …

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… Read More …

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… Read More …

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 Read More …

Ran He Honored for Top Board Scores image

Ran He Honored for Top Board Scores

Student receives highest score on NBEO, Part 1 Read More …

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 Read More …

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… Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

NECO Students & Faculty Participate in Advocacy Efforts image

NECO Students & Faculty Participate in Advocacy Efforts

NECO Students and faculty travel to Washington DC to advocate for vision and eye health Read More …

Hilary Hamer, Class of 2017, Receives Research Grant from Beta Sigma Kappa image

Hilary Hamer, Class of 2017, Receives Research Grant from Beta Sigma Kappa

Student Researcher will investigate “A Visual Memory Mechanism for Binocular Summation in Alternating Stroboscopic Vision Therapy” with Dr. Panorgias Read More …

John E. Asarkof Spring Residency Conference Honors 2014-15 NECO Residents image

John E. Asarkof Spring Residency Conference Honors 2014-15 NECO Residents

Thirty-seven residents celebrate the completion of their year-long residencies Read More …

Maria Denietolis Will Represent NECO at Varilux Optometry Super Bowl image

Maria Denietolis Will Represent NECO at Varilux Optometry Super Bowl

Class of 2016 student to represent NECO at the annual Optometry Super Bowl contest at Optometry’s Meeting in June Read More …

Jacqueline Su-Yuo, Class of 2016, Honored for 2014-15 Schweitzer Fellowship image

Jacqueline Su-Yuo, Class of 2016, Honored for 2014-15 Schweitzer Fellowship

NECO student uses fellowship to promote visual health for 5-13 year olds at Boston Chinatown’s Red Oak After School Program Read More …