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Southeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair – Feb. 13
WCE’s CESTEM will host the 2016 Southeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair on Feb. 13. Nearly 200 students from 13 counties will participate in the event, which will be held at the Watson College. The event is free and open to the public. Learn more >

Watson Chronicle

The 2016 January 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.

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Ed.D. Information Session - Monday, February 8th, 2016, from 6-7 PM via WebEx
The WebEx room (virtual space) will open 5 minutes prior to the session, which will start promptly at 6:00 PM. If possible, use a webcam to have a visual presence (and use the built-in microphone). If you don’t have a webcam, you can use a microphone to interact with us by talking. Otherwise, you can submit questions and comments using the text chat option. WebEx Meeting number: 647 274 000. For more information, contact Dr. Susan Faircloth, Ed.D. Coordinator (

DropOut Prevention Coalition

At-Risk Youth National Forum - February 14-17, 2016
The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network has a wonderful annual At-Risk Youth National Forum every February in Myrtle Beach and the Watson College of Education, Dropout Prevention Coalition is a co-sponsor. Full information is here:

Good News: Our members get a discount! Several DPC members are presenting this year. If you live near Wilmington and want to attend for the day on Tuesday February 16, we can usually fit you in the UNCW van. Learn more >

2,000 Days Community Summit

3rd Annual First 2,000 Days Community Summit – Feb. 15
“Building Resiliency in Our Community for Young Children” is the theme of this year’s First 2,000 Days Summit, which will be held Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Bridge Church in Wilmington. Rev. Dr. Clifford Barnett, chair of the UNCW Watson College of Education Dropout Prevention Coalition, was featured in a recent StarNews story about the event, which is presented by Smart Start of New Hanover County in collaboration with the Wilmington faith community. Registration for the free event is now open. Learn more >

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MarineQuest Cetacean Celebration Family Event – Feb. 20
UNCW’s MarineQuest is excited to present a 2016 Cetacean Celebration Family Event! Come discover the different marine mammal species that can be found in our coastal waters. Explore their adaptation in MarineQuest’s life-size inflatable right whale and learn how they communicate and feed. The event will be held on Feb. 20 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration is now open. Learn more >

Student Diversity Forum

Student Diversity Forum - Feb. 23, 2016 from 3:30-5pm
The Watson College of Education Diversity Committee is sponsoring a Student Diversity Forum on 2/23 at 3:30-5pm in EB 162. Light refreshments will be provided from 3-3:30pm by the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy and Special Education. A diverse panel of Watson students will be discussing their experiences and engaging in a subsequent dialogue with the audience.

Maya Youth Documentaries

Maya Youth Documentaries – Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m.
The UNCW Centro Hispano is hosting a showing of Maya Youth Documentaries, created by Indigenous participants in the Maya Traditions Foundation Chapter of the Unlocking Silent Histories' critical and creative expression program. Join us as we screen documentary shorts that provide a window into Maya life in Guatemala, as seen through the eyes of youth. Our Journey to the Smithsonian Screening Series features new films at each event. Films will be followed by a discussion.

Miracles in Motion

Miracles in Motion 5K and Accessible Base Race – Feb. 27
The Watson College is proud to be a silver sponsor of the Miracles in Motion 5K and Accessible Base Race, the largest fundraiser for The Miracle League of Wilmington. The event will be held at BRAX Stadium in Olsen Park on Feb. 27. Registration is now open. Learn more >

AIG Conference

UNCW AIG Conference – April 22, 2016
UNCW will host an Academically & Intellectually Gifted (AIG) conference for K-12 educators on April 22, 2016. The event titled “Powering-Up Potential” features nationally acclaimed AIG expert Del Siegle. The event will be held at the Watson College from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Registration for the conference is now open. For information or to register, visit

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Ed.D. Info Meeting

6-7pm via WebEx
Meeting #647 274 000


Coffee & Conversation

11am in 3rd Floor Lounge Area


Sharing Exemplary Practice: A PDS Partners in Action Initiative

8:30am in EB 162


Southeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair

8am in Education Building at UNCW


At-Risk Youth National Forum

February 14-17, 2016
Myrtle Beach, SC


3rd Annual First 2,000 Days Community Summit

9am at the Bridge Church in Wilmington


No Child Left Monolingual - Why & How to Promote Multilingualism in the US

5:30pm in EB 162


MarineQuest Cetacean Celebration Family Event

1:30pm at UNCW Center for Marine Science


Student Diversity Forum

3:30pm in EB 162


WCE Open Forum

3pm in EB 162


Maya Youth Documentaries

6:30pm in Lumnia Theater

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