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Watson College Alumni Awards & Retired Faculty Reception - Oct. 3
Join fellow UNCW alumni as we share memories and catch up with current and retired Watson faculty and staff. We will also celebrate the 2018 & 2019 Watson College of Education Distinguished Alumni of the Year, Dr. Daniel Richardson '03, '10M, '16EdD and Ms. Amy Blessing '98, '10M. Learn more >

Watson Preview Days - Oct 26 & Nov 9
The Watson College will host two preview events for high school and transfer students interested in becoming a teacher. Parents are welcome too! Both events will be held in the Education Building Atrium. The events will feature information about Watson’s undergraduate degree and licensure programs, a student panel discussion and a tour of our beautiful education building! Refreshments will be served and parking is free in the parking deck. Learn more >

UNCW Ranked Among Best Graduate Schools; Grad School Hosts Open House Event
UNCW’s master’s degree programs in several fields, including education, were included on the U.S. News & World Report list of 2020 Best Graduate Schools. On March 21, UNCW’s Graduate School held an Open House to showcase programs offered across campus at the master’s and doctoral level. MORE...

Dennis Kubasko Named President-Elect of NC Science Leadership Association
Watson College associate professor Dennis Kubasko has been appointed president-elect for the North Carolina Science Leadership Organization. He assumes the role on June 1.  MORE...


WCE Ed.D. Graduate Receives International Mentoring Association Award
Laura Johnson Hercula ’18 Ed.D. is the 2019 recipient of the International Mentoring Association’s Dissertation Award. The award, which recognizes scholarly work on mentoring, was presented at the IMA conference in Gainesville, Florida in March. MORE...


Sarah Johnson Honored as NCVPS Teacher of the Year
Sarah Johnson ’06, ’08M has been named the 2019 North Carolina Virtual Public School Teacher of the Year. She teaches OCS English in partnership with schools across the state. The award was announced in February, and presented at the State Teacher of the Year Banquet on April 12. MORE...


Sarah Bischoff

UNCW Video Features Watson Senior Sarah Bischoff
The Watson College is proud to share a new video, “A Semester with Sarah Bischoff, Scholarship Recipient.” Sarah is a senior, majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in English as a Second Language. UNCW’s media production team created the video, first shown at UNCW’s Scholarship Donor Appreciation Dinner on February 13.  MORE...