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WCE Students Celebrate Earth Day at College Park

Twenty-one students enrolled in Georgie Bramley’s EDN 414 course performed a live Reader’s Theater Performance of “The Great Kapok Tree” for second graders at College Park Elementary School on April 25. The performance, which included elements of drama and music, was held in conjunction with Earth Day. more...

May Graduates Honored with Pat Leonard Senior Medallion Award

Two Watson College graduates and four students who graduated with a minor in Leadership Studies are recipients of the 2022 Pat Leonard Senior Medallion Award, the most prestigious award presented by the Division of Student Affairs on behalf of the university community. Please join us in congratulating Tori Daughtridge, Karen Metcalf, Payton Day, Kolby Edwards, Robert Fensom and Jessica Scudella! more...

Victoria Spagnoli is Featured in We Are UNCW

The Watson College is pleased to share a We Are UNCW profile featuring Victoria Spagnoli ’14M, ’22 Ed.D. Spagnoli earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership from the Watson College in May. She is currently assistant principal at Burgaw Middle School. The story was part of a special collection of We Are UNCW Class of 2022 profiles shared on the UNCW home page in May. more...

Alexis Smith Begins her Teaching Career in Alaska

Alexis Smith ’21, ’22M earned a bachelor’s degree in marine science in 2021 and a Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Education this spring. After graduating in May, she traveled to Homer, Alaska, where she will soon begin her career as a science educator for The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies. more...

Eden Bennett Pursues a Career in the Esports Industry

Eden Bennett ’22 graduated in May with a degree in history and a certificate in esports performance and management. Soon, she will begin a new job as a member of Lenovo’s Worldwide ThinkPad Launch Team, becoming one of the first graduates of UNCW’s esports program to pursue a career in the growing esports and gaming industry. more...

Congratulations to Isaac Bear 2022 Grads

Sixty-one students graduated from Isaac Bear Early College High School in May, including 18 who will return to continue their undergraduate studies at UNCW in the fall. The Watson College is pleased to share photos from graduation, and other IBECHS news and updates. more...