Recent News & Events





Third Annual Pre K-12 STEM Education Conference – January 6, 2017
Come join us for the 3rd Annual Pre K-12 STEM conference and engage with local and state STEM professionals as they share their expertise and offer successful and motivating strategies to engage children in the STEM fields! The event is sponsored by WCE’s CESTEM and the North Carolina Science, Mathematics and Technology Center. Register today!


November Edition of the Watson Chronicle
We are pleased to share with you the latest edition of the Watson Chronicle. We hope you enjoy reading about the many programs, events, achievements and outreach activities at our College and with our partners. We welcome your comments and feedback, and hope you'll join us in sharing the stories of the work of the Watson College with others. http://uncw.edu/newsletters/watson-chronicle/


Education MattersDean Dempsey Featured on First Episode of Education Matters
Watson College Dean Van Dempsey was a guest on the first episode of “Education Matters,” a weekly television program created by the Public School Forum of North Carolina. The show, which aired Oct. 2 on WRAL-TV, focused on the state’s teacher pipeline. WCE’s Watson Student Leaders helped Dean Dempsey gather student perspectives on the topic and word clouds were created to provide a visualization of student responses. Learn more >


AIG ConferenceUNCW AIG Conference "Serving the Whole Gifted Child" - April 21
Join us for the 2017 UNCW AIG Conference "Serving the Whole Gifted Child". 

Highlights for 2017 include:

  • Keynote address is by the National Association for Gifted Children President, Dr. George Betts.
  • Tour the Randall Library Curriculum Materials Center’s Makerspace.
  • Join David Marriott for a “How To” use Makerspace with gifted students.
  • Katie Anderson and Christy Howe share “takeaways” for the classroom.

Learn more about the conference and register online >


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