Watson Chronicle

WATSON COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Programs for P-12 Students

Engineering Expectations Visits Schools, Hosts Events

Kathy Ibbotson and Jasmine Gaston introduced students to coding at a Maker Faire at Union Intermediate School in Sampson County in February. UNCW’s Engineering Expectations program also held an Engineering Family Night and two Saturday programs in February, and hosted the GE Girls in Tech Summit held at the Watson College in March. more...

MarineQuest Hosts Citizen Science Night at CMS

UNCW’s MarineQuest program held a Family Science Night at the UNCW Center for Marine Science on March 21. The event was designed to introduce children ages seven and older and their families to the wonders of marine science. more...

CESTEM Hosts Regional Science and Engineering Fair

Nearly 150 students from 11 counties participated in the 2018 Regional Science and Engineering Fair, held at the Watson College on Feb. 10. UNCW’s Center for Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics sponsors the annual event. more...

UNCW Hosts North Carolina Blue Heron Bowl

UNCW was host to the Southeast round of the 2018 National Ocean Sciences Bowl, a competition known as the Blue Heron Bowl. The event, a regional marine science competition for high school students, was held at the Watson College on Feb. 17. more...

CESTEM Partners with UNC Charlotte on NC JSHS

Students from across the state participated in the North Carolina Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in Charlotte on March 18-19. JSHS is sponsored by the research arm of the Department of Defense. The NC event is co-hosted annually by UNCW’s CESTEM and UNC Charlotte’s Center for STEM Education. more...