Record Number of SUNY Students Receive Scholarships

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Winners and presenters of the 2015-2016 Dr. Nathan and Laura Millman Scholarships at SUNY, from left to right: Meredith Stallone (2018), Emily Freeman (2018), Mrs. Merri Millman, Dr. Ronald Millman, Sarah Gleason (2018) and Jennifer Nguyen (2018).

Winners and presenters of the 2015-2016 Dr. Nathan and Laura Millman Scholarships at SUNY, from left to right: Meredith Stallone (2018), Emily Freeman (2018), Mrs. Merri Millman, Dr. Ronald Millman, Sarah Gleason (2018) and Jennifer Nguyen (2018).

The State University of New York College of Optometry (SUNY) reports that the number of scholarships given to its students has steadily increased in recent years. A recent scholarship event at the College provided a unique opportunity for many of the creators and donors of the scholarships to meet the 2015-2016 student recipients.

Thirty-six students, a record number, received one of the following scholarships:

• Milton Scholarships

• Alumni Scholarships

• Alumni Memorial Scholarship

• New York State Optometric Association Dr. Alden Haffner Scholarships

• Dr. Mark S. Feder Scholarship for Clinical Excellence in Primary Care

• Dr. Mark S. Feder Scholarship for Excellence in Compassionate Patient Care and Communication

• NJOA Scholarship

• Dr. Nathan and Laura Millman Scholarships

• Dr. Jerome Weiss Scholarship

• Mary and Samuel Gurkin Memorial Scholarship

• Dr. James F. Kelly Scholarship

• Dr. Harold Solan Scholarship

• Harold M. Spielman Scholarship

• Barbara Saltzman Scholarship

• Dennis and Lesley Gehr Scholarship

• Gregory Hess Scholarship

• Fred Friedfeld Memorial Scholarship

• Dr. Sanford and Claire Levy Scholarships

• Jeff White Memorial Scholarship

• Scott Tasker Folsom Scholarships