News & Announcements

2015 WCE Public Speaker Series

CushnerDr. Kenneth Cushner, Kent State University
The Challenge of Addressing the Intercultural Dimension in International Education

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, including: Human Diversity in Education: An Intercultural Approach (8th ed., 2015); Intercultural Student Teaching: A Bridge to Global Competence (2007); Beyond Tourism: A Practical Guide to Meaningful Educational Travel (Rowman Littlefield, 2004); and Intercultural Interactions: A Practical Guide (2nd ed. 1996). 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 >


PDS Newsletter

The PDS fall/winter newsletter is complete and can be viewed at  http://www.uncw.edu/ed/pds/documents/FallNewsletter2014.pdf.

As a reminder, the PDS office continues to send Friday Updates to our school partners every other week via email. If you have items you would like to share during the spring semester, please contact Somer Lewis at lewiss@uncw.edu.


Watson Meetings and Events for 2014-2015

View the full list of meetings and events for Watson here >



Brown Bag Series4th Annual WCE Scholarship Brown Bag Series

All faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to join us for lunchtime presentations throughout our fall and spring semesters.

Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, call the Dean's Office at 910-962-3354.

  • Tuesday, September 16 - EB 337
    Scott Imig and Bill Sterrett (EL)
    “Green Ribbon Schools: Challenges, Benefits and Leadership Implications”
    View presentation >
  • Thursday, October 23 - EB 162
    Debbie Powell (EEMLS)
    “Evolution and Revolution of Uni-SPIRE and the Universal Writing Continuum”
  • Monday, November 17 - EB 337
    Kosta Kyriacopoulos (EEMLS)
    “Millenials and Race in the South”
    View presentation >
  • Wednesday, February 11 - Location TBD
    Chuck Jurich (EEMLS)
    “Unpacking Collaborative Multiple Authorship and New Literacies Writing Practices in an Elementary After-School Video Production Club”
    View presentation >
  • Tuesday, April 14 - Location TBD
    Somer Lewis (PDS) and Amy Garrett-Dikkers (EL)
    “Online and Blended Learning for At-Risk Youth”
    View presentation >

Archived sessions available online >


UNCW Employee Discount Website

Be sure to check out the UNCW Employee Discount website to see the latest in discounts. Some of the latest additions include: Ann Taylor Loft, Brooks Brothers, Banana Republic, J Crew, La Bella Forma, New York & Co., S. Burke Jewelry, Costco and Sam's Club.

UNCW employees also get a discount at Brixx Pizza, Carolina Alehouse, Chris's Cosmic Kitchen, Fat Tony's, Foster's Grille, The George, Just Because Chocolates, Islands Grille, South n' France, Texas Roadhouse, Trolly Stop and more.

Check the site to see all the great discounts that are offered exclusively to UNCW employees. To suggest businesses that you would like to see in the program or to submit the names of businesses interested in participating e-mail kornegayh@uncw.edu.


Archived Presentations



UNC Wilmington | 601 S. College Road, Wilmington NC 28403 | 910.962.3000 | About this Site | Copyright Notice | Feedback | Page maintained by:  education@uncw.edu