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Poverty Simulations for Fall 2014
Faculty from the Watson College will provide two Poverty Simulations during the fall semester. This is the fifth year the program has been offered. To date, more than 1,500 UNCW students and community members have participated in the simulation, which provides an opportunity to get a glimpse into some of the challenges families living in poverty face every day.
- Tuesday, Oct. 21, 5:30-8 p.m., Room 162
This session is now full for participants, but we are still accepting volunteers.
- Wednesday, Nov. 19, 5:30-8 p.m., Room 162
Twenty volunteers are needed for each session. Register as a participant or volunteer here >
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”
- 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”
(starting at 12:30 – 1:30 PM)
- 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”
- Tuesday, April 14 - Location TBD
Somer Lewis (PDS) and Amy Garrett-Dikkers (EL)
“Online and Blended Learning for At-Risk Youth”
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!
Who's eligible? Undergraduate or graduate students who have been admitted into the Watson College and are in good academic standing!
Information Sessions are:
- September 4th, 5:00 pm-6:00 pm in EB 331
- September 8th, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm in EB 246
- September 19th, 11:00 am-12:00 pm in EB 226
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- Outreach Spring Conference Series >
- Brown Bag Series >
- WCE Speaker Series >