Watson Chronicle

WATSON COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Student Opportunities and Student News

UNCW Career Center Holds Education Job Fair

UNCW’s Career Center hosted a job fair for Watson College students on March 5. The event provided an opportunity for pre-service teachers to meet with representatives from more than 50 school districts throughout the region and state. more...

72 Interns Participate in Seminar at WCE

Seventy-two students enrolled in WCE’s Elementary Education program participated in a classroom management seminar at the Watson College on Feb. 23. A highlight of the event was a two-hour discussion with a panel of beginning teachers from area schools. Ronnie Weppler coordinated the event with support from PDS. more...

ABA Students Provide Academic Enrichment Program at D.C. Virgo

Twenty students enrolled in UNCW’s Applied Behavior Analysis for Teachers course provided six weeks of academic support to students at the D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy. WCE assistant professor Jim Stocker designed and coordinated the program to support applied learning experiences for UNCW students and help middle schoolers increase fluency in reading and math. more...

WSLs Support Events on Campus and in the Community

Members of WCE’s Watson Student Leader organization volunteered at campus events including UNCW’s Homecoming Brunch and WCE’s Future Teacher Conference. They also held a tissue drive for teachers during the flu season, introduced ‘Watson Wednesdays’ sweatshirts and sold wristbands to support WCE senior Mike Harris’s work to help rebuild the Island of Barbuda. more...

Musician Perry Smith Leads Drum Circle at WCE

Local musician Perry Smith was a guest presenter at the Watson College on Feb. 5. He led a drum circle, designed to show undergraduate students ways they can integrate the cultural arts in the elementary curriculum. Georgie Bramley and Christine Liao coordinated the special event. more...

Students Participate in Social Justice School-University Collaboration

Christine Liao, James DeVita and Hoggard High School dance coordinator Pam Walden continued a partnership this spring that brings students in high school, college and graduate school together to collaborate on a dance and film performance of social justice. This year’s event was held Feb. 21 at Roland-Grise Middle School. A second performance with select pieces was performed Feb. 28 at the Watson College. more...