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April 5, 2023

Reading and Visual Health

New York, NY- Reading plays an important role in our society and is a fundamental component of our education system. However, reading can also compromise our visual health. Children and adolescents spend many hours reading at a developmental stage when their eyes are adjusting their growth based on visual input. A large body of research […]

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March 8, 2023

2023 Innovator Awards Event and Winners

EIGHTH ANNUAL STUDENT INNOVATOR AWARD WINNERS PROPOSE DEVICE TO PROMOTE ALIGNMENT IN THE OPTIC PATIENT First year students Rena Shilian and Tzvi Friedman (Brooklyn, NY) were selected as recipients of the 8th Annual SUNY Optometry Student Innovator Award. The $5,000 award, sponsored by EssilorLuxottica and The Rick Bay Foundation is designed to recognize and reward […]

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November 16, 2022


Students express gratitude to donors for support that reduces loans and allows greater focus on studies View Additional Photos NEW YORK, NY — The SUNY College of Optometry and its foundation, the Optometric Center of New York (OCNY), recognized nearly 50 current students during the College’s annual Scholarship Presentation program on Tuesday, November 15 with […]

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November 16, 2022

SUNY Announces Winners of the 2022 University Police Awards

Officers Honored for Acts of Heroism, Bravery, and Overall Professionalism For Immediate Release: Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022 Contact: Holly Liapis;; (518) 320-1311 Albany, NY – State University of New York today announced the recipients of the 2022 University Police Awards, the highest recognition by the SUNY Police Chiefs Association. The annual awards honor lieutenants, […]

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