Alumni Reunion Reception
Alumna and Faculty Member Elected American Optometric Association Vice President
Dr. Andrea Thau, a member of the Class of 1984, was elected vice president of the American Optometric Association.
Dr. David A. Damari - 2014 Alumnus of the Year
This year's Alumnus of the Year, a member of the Class of 1988, is currently dean of the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University.
A Day of Celebration - Commencement 2014
SUNY Optometry awarded a record 80 students with degrees at its 40th commencement on June 1 at the Hudson Theatre in Midtown Manhattan.
SUNY Alumnus Helping Others Navigate Successful Careers
Alumnus, Dr. Matthew Geller, a member of the Class of 2013, is the founder of OptometryStudents.com and the newly-launched NewGradOptometry.com that helps to assist new doctors as they work to succeed in the dynamic health care environment.
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.
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.
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.
Alumni Association Working to Establish California Chapter
The Alumni Association is making a serious push to establish a new California chapter designed to represent and support the College’s large and growing cohort of alumni in the Golden State.
Alumnus Named VOSH Humanitarian of the Year
Alumnus, Dr. Carl Sakovits, was named the Humanitarian of the Year for 2013 by VOSH International, an organization that provides vision care and optometric services to those who cannot obtain or afford it around the world.