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.
New Residency Class Gets to Work
A total of 37 residents are participating in 15 programs this year, both in the University Eye Center and in health care facilities across the region. Here's a closer look at two of them.
College Honors Residents with Farewell Ceremony
The 2013-14 residency class bid farewell to the College at a ceremony on June 20. A total of 37 residents in 15 different programs received certificates of advanced clinical competency at the event.
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.
Large Crowd Celebrates Class of 2016 White Coat Ceremony
Well over 200 people gathered in the Schwarz Theater on May 22 to welcome the Class of 2016 into the third year of their professional program.
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.
UEC’s Referral Service Working with a Growing Community of Practitioners
University Eye Center’s Referral Service has provided the clinic with a steady and growing stream of patients since it was created more than five years ago. Recently it has provided an increasing number of non-eye doctor referrals to the clinic as well.
SUNY Optometry Community Highlights Critical Health Issue
The College highlighted the importance of heart health awareness, handing out more than 400 red ribbons and information designed to educate and enlighten the community about this critical health issue. Watch this video to find out more.
SUNY Optometry Honors MLK by Providing Vision Care to Community
As part of a state-wide Martin Luther King, Jr Day-initiative by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State University of New York, SUNY Optometry provided a free vision screening in the East Harlem community of New York City.
Dr. Richard Soden on What You Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act
Dr. Richard Soden, vice president for clinical affairs at the College and the executive director of the University Eye Center on what the Affordable Care Act means for optometry.