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Dear Alumni and Friends,

Welcome to the Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry Alumni and Friends website. This is a place to reconnect and gather the latest happenings for our valued alumni and friends. Our goal is for you to connect with us, collaborate, learn, and engage in a variety of meaningful ways.

Our work enables our students to grow, enhance their skills and talents, and become future leaders in Optometry & Vision Science. Their broad impact is important and immeasurable. To make this happen, we focus on the priorities of the school, which will always include student support, faculty research funds, and innovative program support.

We invite you to explore ways to connect with the school and provide financial support. Below is a list of our priorities that impact students, faculty, and vision research and care. Please consider supporting us in one of these areas.

Student Support

Scholarships and Fellowships, DEIB Funds, Enhancing Student Experience & Travel Grants.

Faculty Support

Program Support, Research, and Publications.

Learning Environment

Technology and Equipment Funds, Minor Hall & Minor Addition upgrades, Eye Clinics.

Grateful Patient Program

(Details coming soon!)

For almost 100 years, the Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science embraced its public purpose of educating exceptionally trained optometrists, providing care to patients, conducting research at the forefront of optometry and vision science, and serving the community.

We look forward to seeing you at events, hearing your stories, connecting over causes close to your heart, and working together to support students as they follow in our alumni’s path and seek to change the world.

And please remember that this will always be your community too. If you have questions, comments, updates, or just want to say hi, please connect. We are always here for you!

Yours in community and philanthropy,

The DAR Team (a.k.a The DAR-lings)

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