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The 2015 September Edition of the Watson Chronicle is online!
Want to know what Watson College has been doing this semester? Want to know what's coming up? We have all of those wonderful stories and more in the newest edition of the Watson Chronicle online.

Poverty Simulations

2015 Poverty Simulation - October 20th and November 18th
Faculty from the Watson College will provide two Poverty Simulations during the fall semester. This is the seventh year the program has been offered. To date, more than 2,000 UNCW students and community members have participated in the simulation, which provides an opportunity to get a glimpse into some of the challenges families living in poverty face every day. Learn more >

Grad Nation

GradNation Wilmington Regional Community Summit - Dec. 1, 2015
The Watson College is hosting the GradNation Wilmington Regional Community Summit convened by UNCW’s Watson College of Education Dropout Prevention Coalition. This event is one of 100 GradNation Community Summits, sponsored by America’s Promise Alliance as part of the GradNation Campaign, with generous support from AT&T. America’s Promise’s goal for the community summits is to fuel local collaborative action to increase high school graduation rates. Learn more >

WCE Alumni Honored as NHCS Educators of the Year

WCE Alumni Honored as NHCS Educators of the Year
Watson College graduates Katie Snyder, Jerry Oates and Laura Graham were recently honored as Educators of the Year in New Hanover County. Snyder ’08, ‘12M is NHCS Teacher of the Year, Oates ’95, ‘03M is Principal of the Year and Graham ’10M is the NHCS 2015-16 Elementary School Teacher of the Year. In all, 23 Watson College graduates were among the teachers and principals honored at the district’s Educator of the Year banquet on June 9. Please join us in congratulating our alumni and all of the educators recognized for their outstanding work in New Hanover County! Read more >

Distinguished Alumni Award

2015 Distinguished Alumni Award
Dewey N. “Chris” Furr ‘84M was recognized as the Watson College of Education’s Distinguished Alumni of the year at the Alumni Chapter’s annual spring dinner on Tuesday, April 28 at the Education Building.

Alumni Update

Alumni - Update Your Information
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WCE Public Speaker Series: Dr. Frances O'Connell Rust

9:30am Faculty/Staff Discussion
10:50am Student Discussion
EB 162


Fall Break!

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Fall Break!

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Malawi Information Meeting

4pm in EB 306


UNCW Environmental Studies Workshops

9am in Teaching Lab 1013


Japan Information Meeting

4pm in EB 266

Poverty Simulation

5:30pm in EB 162


Japan Information Meeting

4pm in EB 266

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