NSU's College of Optometry Entering Class of 2023

Nova Southeastern University | 17 SPECTRUM, AN LGBT AND ALLIES CLUB Highlights • focuses on outreach to the LGBT community regarding importance of ocular health and routine eye exams • features guest speakers who provide information on interactions between optometry and the LGBT community • promotes an inclusive educational environment SPORTS VISION AND CONCUSSION CLUB (SVCC) Highlights • increases student awareness of this growing, and severely underserved, area • gives students tools and insight to incorporate sports vision and concussion management into their future practices VISION REHABILITATION CLUB (VRC) Highlights • focuses on low vision practices in the optometric profession • provides information and awareness regarding lowvision practices and devices • features low vision specialist speakers • helps students determine if they wish to specialize in low vision services VOLUNTEER OPTOMETRIC SERVICES TO HUMANITY (VOSH) Highlights • provides primary eye care to individuals who do not have access, either for geographical or financial reasons • targets the Caribbean, Central America, and South America, where there is an immense unmet need for eye care through medical outreach trips • provides an opportunity for community involvement and impact on people’s lives WOMEN WITH VISION Highlights • fosters an enriching environment for women in science and the optometric profession • spreads awareness about women’s health issues • motivates today’s optometry students to become future leaders