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November 5, 2021

Student Affairs Director Appointed to SUNY Hispanic Leadership Institute 

  New York, NY—State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry is pleased to announce that Christian Alberto, EdD, Director of Admissions and Enrollment, has been named a fellow of SUNY’s Hispanic Leadership Institute (HLI).   The HLI is a leadership development program in support of the next generation of Hispanic/Latinx leaders across the […]

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October 29, 2021

SUNY OPTOMETRY JOINS IN CELEBRATING PASSAGE OF ORALS BILL

New York, NY—State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry is pleased to honor a major milestone for New York optometrists as legislation is signed into law by Governor Kathy Hochul on October 25 allowing doctors of optometry the authority to prescribe certain oral medications for the treatment of eye diseases (A1921/S1519). Until now, […]

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October 26, 2021

SUNY OPTOMETRY LUMINARY SPEAKER SERIES EXPLORES THE ART OF SIGHT

New York, NY—Ever wonder why we see things the way we do? Learn how sight shapes our reality as the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry partners with the John F. Peto Museum to examine the science of visual perception and the art of illusion used in trompe l’oeil style painting at […]

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October 21, 2021

SUNY OPTOMETRY REMEMBERS OCNY TRUSTEE HAROLD SPIELMAN, 1927-2021

Businessman and benefactor was a strong supporter of New York city and state education New York, NY—State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry and its foundation, the Optometric Center of New York (OCNY), mourns the passing of OCNY Trustee Emeritus Harold (Hal) Spielman on September 30, 2021. He was 94 years old. A […]

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October 19, 2021

SUNY OPTOMETRY THIRD-YEAR STUDENTS HEADING TO ACADEMY OF BOSTON 2021

New York, NY—Congratulations to SUNY College of Optometry Class of 2023 students Rebecca Hung and Michelle Kim, who are among over 30 recipients of schools and colleges of optometry across the country of The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF) 2021 Student Giving Matching Travel Grants. Both students will have the opportunity to join SUNY Optometry classmates and alumni-residents awarded travel grants earlier this […]

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October 14, 2021

Class of 2021 Graduates Earn American Academy of Optometry 2021 Resident Travel Fellowship Grants 

New York, NY—The American Academy of Optometry announced the names of over 60 recipients of the 2021 Resident Travel Fellowship Grants, which provides $750 in funding for select residents nationwide to attend the Academy 2021 meeting in Boston, November 3-6, 2021. Among this year’s fellowship grant winners are 11 residents who are 2021 graduates of the State […]

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October 13, 2021

ARE CONTACTS RIGHT FOR YOUR SIGHT?

According to the American Optometric Association, an estimated 45 million Americans of all ages wear contacts lenses, including infants. If you’re among the many considering contacts, take time to learn why and how contact lenses can serve your sight from SUNY College of Optometry’s cornea and contact lens expert, David Libassi, OD. Contacts at Work […]

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