Watson Chronicle

WATSON COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Programs for P-12 Students

125 Students Participate in Future Teacher Conference at Watson

On October 28, the Watson College was pleased to welcome 125 students to the Fall 2022 Future Teacher Conference. Future Teacher events, held each semester, give high school and community college students an opportunity to visit campus and learn more about education programs at Watson. more...

Virgo Students Participate in NEA Big Read

Author Barbara Wright visited D.C. Virgo on November 3 to lead interactive book discussions with fourth, fifth and sixth grade students about history, writing and the power of fiction. The sixth graders received signed copies of Crow, a work of historical fiction that explores the Wilmington, NC, events of 1898. The author visit was part of NEA Big Read: Cape Fear, a program of the National Endowment of the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest led locally by UNCW’s Office of the Arts and Randall Library. more...

Fleet Feet Donates Running Shoes for Virgo Cross Country Team

Fleet Feet Wilmington has generously donated running shoes to the entire D.C. Virgo cross-country team! In October, owner Michelle Fogel and her team welcomed coach Webster Guthrie and Virgo’s RIOT (Running Is Our Therapy) team to the new Fleet Feet store at the Crossroads at Independence, where each student was fitted with brand new pair of Brooks Ghost runners. more...

MarineQuest Opens Summer 2023 Enrollment!

Join MarineQuest this summer for a commuter or residential program at UNCW. MQ offers weeklong half-day programs for students starting at age 4, full-day programs for students ages 7 and up, and residential programs for students ages 9-17. Each program follows a unique curriculum and is sure to excite the inner scientist in your child! more...

Join MarineQuest for Fall 2022 Sea S.P.A.M. Programs

MarineQuest’s popular Sea S.P.A.M. program for kids ages 6-9 is back! Each month they’ll explore a different marine science topic, discover fascinating facts, have fun and get messy doing science, eating pizza, creating art, and watching a movie. These 5-star evenings are just the ticket for oceans of fun! more...

UNCW Opportunities for Virgo Students

In August, Virgo students had an opportunity to catch and study sea turtles through a virtual reality interactive program led by WCE Associate Professor James Stocker, UNCW computer science faculty and UNCW students. Virgo also partnered with UNCW Swimming & Diving and NSEA Swim to provide swimming lessons at the neighborhood pool. more...