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New England College of Optometry News

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NECO Offers New Residency in Community Health Optometry in Providence

New England College of Optometry (NECO) is pleased to announce a new residency in Community Health Optometry at the Providence Community Health Center. New England College of Optometry offers 16 specific one year residency opportunities throughout New England that include 38 total…

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Jennifer Chu, OD ‘20, Receives the Brett G. Bence Leadership Travel Fellowship

New England College of Optometry (NECO) congratulates third year student Jennifer Chu, Class of 2020, as the recipient of the 2018 inaugural Brett G. Bence Leadership Travel…

Awards, Posters, and Participation by NECO at Academy 2018

New England College of Optometry (NECO) students, faculty, alumni, professional staff, and residents delivered presentations, posters, research, and lectures on a variety of optometric topics…

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Marlene Catarino, Class of 2020, Receives J. Pat Cummings Scholarship

Third year student Marlene Catarino, New England College of Optometry (NECO) Class of 2020, was selected to receive the 2018 J. Pat Cummings Scholarship. The American Optometric…

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Alumni Reunion for Members of The “8’s” Classes

On September 22 - 23, 2018, members of New England College of Optometry (NECO) Classes ending in 8, Class of ‘78, ‘88, ‘98 and ‘08, gathered to share nostalgic memories and renew friendships. …