College Recognizes Scholars and Dedicates Classroom
SUNY Optometry handed out 26 scholarships, a total of $66,750 in student support, at an event on October 22 that also included the dedication of one of the College’s newly renovated classrooms in honor of Class of 1983 alumnus, Dr. Mark Feder.
SUNY Optometry Steps Up for World Sight Day
The College community came together to recognize World Sight Day, an increasingly significant day organized by the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness that is designed to draw attention to the scourge of avoidable blindness across the world.
The Vision and the Promise Campaign Exceeds $10 Million Goal
Over 1,300 donors, including alumni, faculty, staff, foundations, corporations and others answered the call to support The Vision and the Promise: Campaign for SUNY College of Optometry.
College Expands Partnership with Bowery Mission into Harlem
The College's partnership with The Bowery Mission, one of New York City’s most respected organizations providing services to the city’s homeless and vulnerable, has expanded to East Harlem.
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 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.
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 Dispensing 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 dispensary remains an innovative, state-of-the-art facility for both students at the College and patients in the University Eye Center.
OCNY Closes in on Campaign Goal, Honors Executive and Humanitarian at Eleventh Annual Gala
The Optometric Center of New York's glittering 11th Annual "Eyes on New York" gala helps the foundation near its fundraising campaign goal.