The Arkansas Optometric Association (ArOA) has announced Zach Burroughs as the recipient of the 2017 Dr. William H. Townsend Scholarship. Zach Burroughs, son of Lynn and Betty Burroughs, is a third-generation Paragould resident. Zach graduated from Paragould High School in 2011 where he and his brothers competed in baseball and basketball. Zach went on to
Luxottica Retail North America is excited to announce the new Luxottica Eye Care Optometry Scholarship program in support of eligible students of optometry in the U.S. and Canada. There will be 20 scholarships awarded in the amount of $5,000 each. Interested applicants may apply online beginning June 23, 2017. Luxottica continues their commitment to help
The Ohio State Board of Optometry makes licensure a relatively simple process. To apply for an optometry license in the state of Ohio, the applicant must be a graduate from an accredited college of optometry. Applicants can also apply for licensure prior to graduation during their fourth year of optometry school. In order to obtain
Full, Part time, and lease opportunities are available with NATIONAL VISION, INC and their affiliated offices. Located in 44 states, plus DC and Puerto Rico. One of the largest and the fastest growing Doctor of Optometry networks in the US. NVI is a doctor and patient-centric practice that provides comprehensive primary eye care. We eliminate
Two summer internship opportunities are now available for students at Essilor of America. One seeks a 2017 graduate and the other a student who has just completed his or her first year. Both are exciting opportunities to do meaningful work at a global leader in the ophthalmic industry. The position includes competitive pay and the
The AOSA, NOSA and Luxottica team up to send 25 OD students to Africa to help the world see with OneSight!
From Erick Henderson, AOSA President: I am extremely excited to announce a new partnership with Luxottica, a global leader in eyewear and eye care, and OneSight, a leading global non-profit organization. Many optometry students have a yearning passion to utilize their newly learned skills to help the world see. Knowing this, the American Optometric Student Association
A classroom education program created by the Ohio Optometric Association (OOA) Tuesday received the Outstanding Scientific Paper (Project) Award from the American Public Health Association (APHA) in Colorado’s capital city. The award recognizes an individual, group, or institution that has contributed significantly to the advancement of eye/vision care in the public health field. The Realeyes
After sooooo much school, are you itching to enter practice or are you considering a residency as a launching pad for your career goals? Or somewhere in the middle? Two students and recent grad offer their views on what can be a tortuous decision. What’s Your Residency Personality? Have you considered doing a
The AOSA is proud to announce we are sponsoring two new student travel grants for students to attend this year’s American Academy of Optometry meeting in Anaheim! Students who have been accepted to present a scientific paper or poster are encouraged to apply. Recipients will be awarded at the Student Welcome Reception on Wednesday, November
Students interested in a residency flocked to a forum intended to help them learn more at Optometry’s Meeting. Coordinated by the AOSA, 18 organizations were represented on Friday, July 1 in Boston.