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New England College of Optometry News

Anne Zettek-Sumner and President Scott

President Scott and Anne Zettek-Sumner Capture Rowing Bronze

At New England College of Optometry, the partnerships extend far beyond our 424 Beacon Street campus. On February 25, 2018, President Clifford Scott, OD, MPH, and Anne Zettek-Sumner, RN, M.Ed, teamed up to participate in the C.R.A.S.H.-B., (Charles River All Stars Has Beens) indoor rowing championships…

Nicole Ross

NECO Professor Interviewed on NBC For Revolutionary Low Vision Device

Nicole Ross, OD, MSc, FAAO, Assistant Professor at New England College of Optometry (NECO), was recently interviewed by NBC to share her expertise in…

Two OD students with patient looking at card.

2018 STAPLE Program Provides Hands-On Contact Lens Experience

Contact lenses are an essential part of optometric practice and New England College of Optometry, NECO, provides courses and workshops to help students…

VA Providence LecturesCE Lectures at Providence VA

New England College of Optometry has partnered with VA Providence Healthcare System to provide the optometric community with a series…

Sunday SeriesSpecial Topics

NECO Alumni and fellow ODs are invited to attend a Sunday Series event focused on Special Topics on April 29, 2018. Featured speakers…