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The 2015 March Edition of the Watson Chronicle is online!
Want to know what Watson College has been doing this semester? Want to know what's coming up? We have all of those wonderful stories and more in the newest edition of the Watson Chronicle online.

Step Up for Soldiers

UNCW Leadership Studies Volleyball Tournament - March 28th
Join the UNCW Leadership Studies students for the "Serve the Soldiers" Volleyball Tournament at Capt'n Bill's Backyard Grill on Saturday, March 28th. 4-person teams are $40/team along with raffles, prizes, cornhole, and much more! Learn more!

Food Bank

Weekend Back Pack Program - April 9, 2015
A discussion witht the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. Please bring 100% juice or microwavable ravioli as a donation! April 9, 2015 from 5-6pm in EB 162.


African Americans and Education: The Rosenwald School Legacy
On Friday, April 10th the UNCW Upperman African American Cultural Center, History Department, and Watson College of Education will host a conference on African Americans and Education. This year's keynote speaker is New York Times best-selling author Carole Boston Weatherford. Learn more >

Mentor Conference

Building Leaders: Using Mentoring, Coaching and Self-mentoring to Lead
Join us for the first annual international mentoring, coaching, & self-mentoring™ conference that combines three nationally accepted leadership practices into a platform to guide you in developing your leadership goals. Speaker Dr. Robert Garvey, professor at York St. John School of Business, will entertain and guide teams through role-playing sessions and panel discussions as you are exposed to leadership skills to reinforce your confidence as a leader. Enjoy free books, door prizes, and assorted activities throughout your day - April 11, 2015 from 9am-4pm in EB 162! Don't think of it as a conference, think of it as day to enjoy life! After all, It's your life; you lead! Register online at

Brown Bag Series

4th Annual WCE Scholarship Brown Bag Series - April 14, 2015
All faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to join us for lunchtime presentations throughout our fall and spring semesters.
View the 2014-2015 schedule >
Archived presentations are available online >

AIG Reboot Conference

UNCW AIG Reboot Conference - April 17, 2015
The UNCW Watson College of Education's Academically & Intellectically Gifted program will host the UNCW AIG Reboot Conference on April 17, 2015, featuring speaker Ian Byrd. Register online now >


¡Vivos los queremos! Student Solidarity with Ayotzinapa
A panel discussion of issues surrounding the September 2014 abduction of 43 pre-service teachers in Mexico, an event that has garnered global attention, will be held at UNCW’s Lumina Theater on April 20. 20 from 4:15pm to 5:45pm pm followed by a reception at the Clocktower. Panelists include a Mexican journalist, a student survivor, and experts on human rights. The event, sponsored by UNCW’s Watson College of Education,  El Centro Hispano, Department of Sociology and Criminology, the College of Health and Human Services, and the Office of International Programs, is free and open to the community. WCE students are encouraged to attend this discussion for a global perspective on education, economic and social justice, and human rights. 

Dr. Kenneth Cushner

Spring 2015 WCE Speaker Series: Dr. Kenneth Cushner
Kenneth Cushner, Professor of Multicultural and International Education at Kent State University, is author/editor of several books and articles in the field of intercultural education. Prior to his university appointment, he taught in schools in Switzerland, Australia and the United States, and has traveled with young people and teachers on all seven continents. View Dr. Cushner's Lecture >


UNCW earns Carnegie Community Engagement classification, with Watson being included as a major contributor to community involvement! We've also been ranked #35 out of 179 universities in the US News and World Report rankings for Best Online Programs in Education (Graduate).

Distinguished Alumni Award

2015 Distinguished Alumni Award
The University of North Carolina Wilmington Watson College of Education Alumni Chapter would like to recognize alumni who have made significant contributions to education and who have represented the Watson College of Education’s commitment to excellence. You are invited to submit the name(s) of one or more Watson College of Education Alumni you would like to nominate for this honor.  Nominations are due to by March 31st to the WCE Dean’s Office. Download the nomination form here >

Connections Magazine 2014

2014 Connections Magazine - Our Exceptional Students
View the Fall 2014 edition of Connections Magazine from the Watson College of Education. Learn about what our amazing students have been doing to make education better. We are so proud of our exceptional students and can't wait to share their stories with you! View online >

WCE Student Leaders

Become a Watson College Student Leader! Attend any one of our Information Sessions to learn more!
Watson wants dedicated and enthusiatic individuals who are passionate about teaching and want to represent the Watson College through leadership, professionalism, and service of the past, present and future WCE Alumni! Learn more >

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

NCATE Accreditate

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MAR 26

Office of Research and Innovation Coffee Hour

3pm in McNeill Hall 3084

WCE Dean Candidate Open Forum

3pm in EB 162

MAR 27

Retired Faculty Lunch

11:30am in Ed Lab

WCE Dean Q&A Open Forum

2pm in EB 162

MAR 28

Step Up for Soldiers "Serve the Soldiers" Volleyball Tournament

5pm at Capt'n Bill's Backyard Grill

MAR 30

WCE Dean Candidate Open Forum

3pm in EB 162

MAR 31

WCE Dean Candidate Q&A Open Forum

2pm in EB 162

Apr 2

Easter Break

No Classes

Apr 3

Easter Break - Good Friday

No Classes

Watch a welcome video from Dean Teitelbaum

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