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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 For Immediate Release: March 8, 2023 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 […]

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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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October 27, 2022

Eye-CARE Program Recognized with an 2022 Outstanding Student Affairs Program Award

SUNY highlights positive impact on student development and experience within DEI, Multicultural, Accessibility, Gender, LGBTQ, Spirituality, International, and other related programs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 26, 2022 – New York Writer: Greg Houle Media Contact: Dawn Rigney,, 212-938-5600 SUNY College of Optometry received recognition last week from the State University of New York (SUNY) […]

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