Watson College of Education
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Watson Student Leaders
Apply to be a Watson Student Leader - Sept. 11, 14, and 18
Come join our wonderful Student Leaders! Collaborate with fellow education majors as we represent Watson College, network with teachers, develop professionally, and give back to our community! Learn more >

UNCW, NHCS Officials Invite Public to Lab School Forums - Sept. 21
Public forums will be held over the coming months to gather input for a proposed lab school at D.C. Virgo. This is a partnership between UNCW and New Hanover County Schools - and we need to hear from our community! The first forum is scheduled for Sept. 21 from 5:30-7 p.m. Read more >

Campus & Community S.T.E.A.M. Celebration - Sept. 23
UNCW welcomes the community to a celebration of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. Faculty, staff and students will host interactive learning stations, informative presentations, and tours of facilities used for S.T.E.A.M. learning and research on UNCW's Main Campus. S.T.E.A.M. partnerships between campus and the community will be showcased. This is a family friendly event. Learn more >
Dean Dempsey

Watson College Dean Van Dempsey Appointed to State Education Commission 
Van Dempsey, dean of UNCW’s Watson College of Education, has been named to the Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission, formed to advise the State Board of Education on topics related to professional standards of practice. His two-year term begins September 1. Read more >

Study Abroad in Belize!
In the age of globalization, an intimate understanding of a foreign culture is both a valuable academic asset and an enriching personal experience. As a leader in education, the Watson College of Education is dedicated to providing education students with the opportunity to work and study in schools throughout the world. Watson offers three different ways to study and teach in Belize. Come to an Interest Meeting to learn more >
Coffee and Conversation
Coffee & Conversation
All WCE faculty and staff are invited to drop in for friendly conversations with your colleagues. Who knows what brilliant ideas might emerge from such informal collaborations! Light refreshments will be provided. All dates will be held in the 3rd floor lounge area. View flyer for dates >
Robert Tyndall

UNCW’s Robert Tyndall Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
UNCW professor emeritus Robert Tyndall has received a 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from StarNews Media in recognition of his 45-year career in education, including 28 years in leadership roles at UNCW. The award was presented at a luncheon ceremony on Aug. 15. Read more >

Grad School Open House
Graduate School Open House - Oct. 11
Meet faculty and learn about graduate programs and financial aid! Doors are open from 4-6pm in the Education Building Atrium. Register today!
PDS Summit

2017 North Carolina School-University Partnership Summit - Oct. 20-21
The Watson College of Education invites you to participate in a summit of UNC school-university partnerships. School partners and colleagues from each of our 15 UNC institutions are invited to submit proposals aligned with the theme Blurring Boundaries: Creating Opportunities for School-University Partnerships. Throughout the summit, participants will pose current school-university partnership problems of practice, explore the successes and challenges of each, and take away new ideas related to our collaborative work. Partners are encouraged to submit proposals and register in teams of five. We welcome multiple teams and presentations from individual institutions and schools! Learn more >

Art for the Masses
Art for the Masses - Nov. 18
Since 2012, UNCW has been home to "Art for the Masses," a show and sale intended to help emerging artists find an audience while allowing attendees to purchase unique pieces handcrafted by regional artists at affordable prices. Participating artists retain 100 percent of the proceeds from their sales. AFTM is free and open to the public with a requested door donation to help fund public arts projects at the university. The program is coordinated through Campus Life Arts and Programs and the Department of Art and Art History. Applications open for the 2017 show on Monday, Aug. 21 and close Friday, Sept. 29
Alumni Update
Alumni - Update Your Information
As a valued member of the Seahawk family, we want to learn more about the areas of the university that are most important to you. Please take a moment to review your contact information and make any changes by visiting www.uncw.edu/alumniupdate

A Message From the Dean

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Jr. Seahawk Saturday



Watson Student Leader Information Meeting

5pm in EB 235


Coffee and Conversation

9:30am in 3rd Floor Lounge Area


Watson Student Leader Information Meeting

6pm in EB 335


Watson Student Leader Information Meeting

6pm in EB 235


Lab School Community Information Meeting

5:30pm at D. C. Virgo Preparatory Academy

Education Building Reservation Form