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WCE Announces Assistive Technology Enhancements

Watson College of Education’s Center for Assistive Technology supports schools, community agencies and individuals with a broad inventory of equipment ranging from iPads to braille readers to meet a variety of needs. In May, the group announced expanded hours and new equipment and services including wireless iPad switches, eye gaze software and Nao robot activities for K-12 users. More

Legacy Artwork for Teaching Fellows is Unveiled

A sculpture to commemorate the Teaching Fellows program was unveiled at a reception at the Watson College in April. The artwork was commissioned by UNCW’s 597 Teaching Fellows and designed by UNCW Art students. More

Watson College Honors Five Razor Walker Award Recipients

The Watson College of Education hosted the 22nd annual Razor Walker Awards May 1 to celebrate individuals whose vision, tenacity, courage and sacrifice have made a difference in the lives of young people in North Carolina. This year’s honorees are Sheri L. Carroll, J. H. Corpening II, Stephanie Fanjul, Peter D. Hans and Jack Viorel. More

WCE Alumni Honored as Rising Leaders

Donald Rush and Maria Jo Adams, recent Watson College of Education graduates, were among The Fayetteville Observer’s 40 Under Forty award recipients for 2014. The award was created in 2011 to recognize the next generation of business professionals and community leaders in 10 counties in North Carolina. More

Inaugural UNC Summit Held at the Watson College

“Navigating Challenging Waters: Achieving Success in the Academy,” was the theme of a recent summit for black faculty, staff and graduate students in the UNC system. More than 90 participants from around the state attended the inaugural event held at the Watson College April 24-25. More