Stavros Niarchos Foundation Provides Support for UEC’s Growing Community Outreach Efforts
The University Eye Center will use a two-year, $200,000 grant, recently provided by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, to create and staff a fulltime community outreach coordinator.
SUNY Optometry Prepares for its 40th Commencement
Dr. Jacob Nachmias, an emeritus professor at the University of Pennsylvania, will receive an honorary degree and Ms. Ronda Kotelchuck, the founding CEO of the Primary Care Development Corporation, will address the graduates.
Scholarly Activities for May 2014
Here are some of the recent scholarly activities of our faculty.
SUNY Plays Large Role at American Optometric Association’s Congressional Advocacy Conference
A large contingent of SUNY College of Optometry students and alumni met with lawmakers in Washington, DC last April as part of the American Optometric Association's 2014 Congressional Advocacy Conference.
SUNY Spirit Shines at VisionWalk 2014
Over 170 students, faculty and staff participated in VisionWalk 2014, raising thousands of dollars for the Foundation Fighting Blindness and winning the “Overall Spirit Award” in the process.
Eye Ball 2014
Students, faculty and staff recently celebrated their accomplishments and successes at the annual, student-organized Eye Ball.
Alumnus Provides Substantial Support for the Vision and the Promise Campaign
Alumnus, Dr. Mark Feder, a member of the Class of 1983, and his wife Sherrie have provided support to develop a new endowed scholarship for SUNY Optometry students.
Support to Enhance Optical Services for Students and Patients
Essilor has provided SUNY Optometry's optical lens fabricating laboratory with a new optical lens edger known as "Mr. Blue" that will help to ensure that its optical operations remains an innovative, state-of-the-art facility for both students at the College and patients in the University Eye Center.
Grants Totaling Up to $1.5 Million Awarded for CVRC Research
The SUNY Research Foundation signed agreements with several industry partners recently that will enable the SUNY College of Optometry to move ahead on a series of clinical research projects designed to improve and enhance eye and vision health in both children and adults.
SUNY Optometry Student Honored by Chancellor
Kevin Willeford received the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence during a ceremony with SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher in Albany.