November 23, 2021

Giving Tuesday - EyeGiveNEW YORK, NY – Tis’ the season at SUNY College of Optometry to share in the spirit of charity and goodwill to others on Giving Tuesday–November 30, a global movement launched in 2012 that inspires hundreds of millions of people worldwide to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity in various ways.

How can you participate? You can help SUNY Optometry promote gratitude, goodness, and camaraderie throughout our campus and beyond when you:

  • Follow, like, and share our social media posts. Be sure to watch our videos!
  • Create your own “#EyeGive (thanks) because” or “#EyeAppreciate SUNY Optometry” videos/photos and share them on social media (please tag us @sunyopt). Every submission is eligible for a chance to win a College tote bag with a pair of designer sunglasses inside!
  • Spread the word to friends, family, and colleagues. Through random acts of kindness as individuals and a community, we are meeting the needs of the moment.

For more information about the SUNY College of Optometry and the University Eye Center, please visit or if you would like to donate in support of advancing student scholarships, research, and patient service.

November 23, 2021

Organization contact: Adrienne Stoller,, 212-938-5600


About SUNY College of Optometry

Founded in 1971 and located in New York City, the State University of New York College of Optometry is a leader in education, research, and patient care, offering the Doctor of Optometry degree as well as MS and PhD degrees in vision science. The College conducts a robust program of basic, translational and clinical research and has 65 affiliated clinical training sites.

SUNY Optometry is regionally accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; its four-year professional degree program and residency programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education of the American Optometric Association. All classrooms, research facilities and the University Eye Center, which is one of the largest optometric outpatient facilities in the nation, are located on 42nd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues in midtown Manhattan. For more information, visit or follow us on twitter @sunyopt.