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Watson Chronicle

The 2015 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.

Poverty Simulations

2015 Poverty Simulation - Feb. 25 and March 19, 2015
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. 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 >

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

View more videos and student testimonials >


Feb 25

Watson College Meeting


Peace Corps Prep Program

5pm in Sunset Room 1025 in FSS

Poverty Simulation

5:30pm in EB 162


Student Success Workshop: Dr. Saundra Yancy McGuire

10-12am for Faculty
7:30-8:30pm for Students
McNeil Hall 1051


Science Olympiad

8am-4pm on UNCW Campus


Spring Break!

No Classes - March 9-13

MAR 19

Coffee & Conversation

9:30am in 3rd Floor Lounge Area

Poverty Simulation

5:30pm in EB 162

MAR 20

Watson College Open House

9:30am in Education Building

WCE New Faculty Lunch


Watch a welcome video from Dean Teitelbaum

Education Building Reservation Form

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