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AOSA highlights commitment to AOA+ student travel grants

  On April 6, the AOSA Board of Trustees voted and approved to allocate $100,000 to the AOA to support student travel to AOA+ in Washington, D.C. “The AOSA is proud to support this landmark initiative that will undoubtedly be beneficial to students in their professional development, ” said AOSA President Andy Mackner, of Pacific

Spring edition of Foresight highlights student voices

The Spring 2017 edition of Foresight magazine — one of AOSA’s largest ever — covers all aspects of optometry from a student’s eye view.  Advocating for the profession, choosing a residency or career path, honing your personal skill set or visiting Oakley HQ, the student leaders of the AOSA give you their perspective.  Look for

Andy Grammer tops entertainment at Optometry’s Meeting

Looking for a great way to spend a Saturday night?  Popstar Andy Grammer headlines ‘A Celebration of Optometry’ at Optometry’s Meeting® 2017 in Washington, D.C., June 21-25. Come and let your hair down at optometry’s premiere meeting. Celebration sponsored by HOYA. optometrysmeeting.org/conference-highlights From his official bio at AndyGrammer.com: It is a tale now well told about

25 Optometry Students Selected to Experience the Opportunity of a Lifetime

Luxottica and the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA) have partnered to provide Optometry students the opportunity of a lifetime. Lack of access to vision care and glasses is a global health issue affecting 1 in 7 people worldwide. This spring, 25 select Optometry students will travel to Tanzania to experience the global vision crisis firsthand