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New England College of Optometry News

NECO Hosts Annual White Coat Ceremony

On Sunday, July 15, 2018, members of the New England College of Optometry (NECO) Class of 2021, AODP 2020, ASIP 2020, and the MS/OD China 2020 gathered with families, faculty, and staff at the annual White Coat Ceremony at George Sherman Union at Boston Union. …

NECO Welcomes President Purcell!

New England College of Optometry is pleased to welcome Dr. Howard Purcell, OD ’84, FAAO as the 13th President of the College. Dr. Purcell began his…

2018 NECO Residents group photo

NECO Residents Gather at John E. Asarkof 2018 Residency Conference

On June 15, 2018, a group of forty residents gathered at New England College of Optometry’s Beacon Street campus to participate in the John E. Asarkof…

Joella Martire

Joella Martire, OD/MS ‘20 Receives Readers Digest Partners for Sight Grant

Joella Martire, OD ’20, a third year student at New England College of Optometry (NECO), recently received a travel grant to attend the ARVO (Association for…

NECO Opens New Student Clinical Training Center

New England College of Optometry (NECO) is pleased to announce the opening of its new NECO Clinical Training Center for students. The Clinical Training Center …