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The 2016 January 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.

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Ed.D. Information Session - Monday, February 8th, 2016, from 6-7 PM via WebEx
The WebEx room (virtual space) will open 5 minutes prior to the session, which will start promptly at 6:00 PM. If possible, use a webcam to have a visual presence (and use the built-in microphone). If you don’t have a webcam, you can use a microphone to interact with us by talking. Otherwise, you can submit questions and comments using the text chat option. WebEx Meeting number: 647 274 000. For more information, contact Dr. Susan Faircloth, Ed.D. Coordinator (

DropOut Prevention Coalition

At-Risk Youth National Forum - February 14-17, 2016
The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network has a wonderful annual At-Risk Youth National Forum every February in Myrtle Beach and the Watson College of Education, Dropout Prevention Coalition is a co-sponsor. Full information is here:

Good News: Our members get a discount! Several DPC members are presenting this year. If you live near Wilmington and want to attend for the day on Tuesday February 16, we can usually fit you in the UNCW van. Learn more >

Student Diversity Forum

Student Diversity Forum - Feb. 23, 2016 from 3:30-5pm
The Watson College of Education Diversity Committee is sponsoring a Student Diversity Forum on 2/23 at 3:30-5pm in EB 162. Light refreshments will be provided from 3-3:30pm by the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy and Special Education. A diverse panel of Watson students will be discussing their experiences and engaging in a subsequent dialogue with the audience.

AIG Conference

UNCW AIG Conference – April 22, 2016
UNCW will host an Academically & Intellectually Gifted (AIG) conference for K-12 educators on April 22, 2016. The event titled “Powering-Up Potential” features nationally acclaimed AIG expert Del Siegle. The event will be held at the Watson College from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Registration for the conference is now open. For information or to register, visit

Distinguished Alumni Award

2015 Distinguished Alumni Award
Dewey N. “Chris” Furr ‘84M was recognized as the Watson College of Education’s Distinguished Alumni of the year at the Alumni Chapter’s annual spring dinner on Tuesday, April 28 at the Education Building.

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

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Ed.D. Info Meeting

6-7pm via WebEx
Meeting #647 274 000


Coffee & Conversation

11am in 3rd Floor Lounge Area


At-Risk Youth National Forum

February 14-17, 2016
Myrtle Beach, SC


No Child Left Monolingual - Why & How to Promote Multilingualism in the US

5:30pm in EB 162


Student Diversity Forum

3:30pm in EB 162


WCE Open Forum

3pm in EB 162

Education Building Reservation Form

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