October 19, 2021
Rebecca Hung, Class of 2023
Michelle Kim, Class of 2023

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 month at the upcoming Academy 2021 Boston annual meeting on November 3-6.

Visit the AAOF website for more information about the student giving matching travel grants and for a complete list of winners.

October 19, 2021

Organization contact: Adrienne Stoller, communications@sunyopt.edu212-938-5600


About SUNY 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 as well as an on-site clinic, the University Eye Center. 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 in midtown Manhattan. To learn more about SUNY Optometry, visit