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NSU and National Vision End Agreement

Posted by Amanda Dexter on October 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM
Amanda Dexter
Dr. Amanda K. Dexter received her optometric training at Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, California, where she was Class of 2010 Valedictorian. She also completed a residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease at the Veteran's Affairs Hospital in San Diego, California. Dr. Dexter is the Manager and Program Coordinator for OptoPrep, the premiere online study resource for the NBEO Part I & II.


I'm sure you have all been watching the news unfold regarding the announcement of Nova Southeastern University's agreement with Nation Vision.

National Vision had planned to make a significant financial donation to NSU, and in return, NSU had planned to change the name of the optometry program to National Vision Institute.

After much protest from current students, alumni of the college, optometry colleagues throughout the country, the American Optometric Association, and other optometry groups, the agreement between NSU and National Vision ended abruptly.

quotes"An "unprecedented" agreement to grant corporate naming rights to Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry (NSUCO) quickly fell through after a profession-wide call for academic autonomy sinks the deal. The AOA Board of Trustees called the school's deal with National Vision, Inc. "inappropriate" and mobilized to oppose it."


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