Envision New York 2014: In Pictures
The 13th Annual Envision New York focused on interprofessional practice and offered dozens of hours of continuing education credit along with workshops and social events. Here's a look back at the weekend's events.
Alumni Reunion Reception
On October 25, the College's Alumni Affairs office, in conjunction with its Continuing Professional Education office, hosted an alumni reunion reception at the Princeton Club in New York City. Dr. David Damari, from the Class of 1988, was honored as Alumnus of the Year.
Speaking with Dr. Denise Whittam, President of the Alumni Association
Alumni Association president, Dr. Denise Whittam talks about staying connected to her alma mater and her goals for the future of the Alumni Association.
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.