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Watson--Dwight C. (Dean--College of Education)

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1 Welcome, from the dean of the College of Education
Watson--Dwight C. (Dean--College of Education)
Northern Iowan 111:54, p.Supp. 4
4/30/2015 Dwight Watson welcome new students.
2 UNI's College of Education to host town hall meeting in Cedar Rapids
Public Relations News Release 2014:136, p.1
12/1/2014 The meeting will be held December 11, at Grant Wood AEA. UNI will host several town hall meetings across the state to discuss education in Iowa.
3 UNI's College of Education tot host town hall meeting in Des Moines area
Public Relations News Release 2014:132, p.1
11/24/2014 The next meeting will be held in Johnston, December 10, at Heartland AEA. Meeting will be held across the state from now until December.
4 UNI's College of Education to host town meeting in Bettendorf
Public Relations News Release 2014:107, p.1
11/3/2014 UNI will host several town meetings across Iowa to discuss education. The next meeting is November 17, and is going to be held in Bettendorf. Meetings will be held from now until December.
5 UNI's College of Education to host town hall meeting in Dubuque
Public Relations News Release 2014:82, p.1
10/9/2014 UNI College of Education will host meetings in Iowa to discuss education. The next meeting will be held in Dubuque October 23.
6 UNI's College of Education to host town hall meetings
Public Relations News Release 2014:53, p.1
9/18/2014 UNI College of Education will host town hall meetings across the state to discuss education in Iowa. Meetings will be held across the state from now until December.
7 A welcome from the Dean of the College of Education
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 4
5/1/2014 Dean Dwight Watson welcomes new students to the university and the College of Education.
8 Possible course changes
Krogman--Kayla Jean (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.1
5/1/2014 The Board of Regents heard a proposal that included adding 103 classes to the course offerings and terminating 55 courses.
9 UNI awarded more than $500,000 grant to pilot yearlong student teaching program
Public Relations News Release 2013:157, p.1
1/14/2014 UNI has received a grant over $500,000 to pilot a yearlong student teaching program. This program will offer students an authentic teaching experience before graduating.
10 UNI receives $2 million grant from Carver Charitable Trust to lead educational research and development
Northern Iowa Today 96:3, p.11
10/1/2013 Grant helps to create Center for Educational Transformation; photo.
11 BOR approves big-ticket items
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:5, p.1
9/13/2013 UNI's official enrollment this year reached 12,159 students. This number is higher than predicted, but lower than last fall's enrollment. At the Board of Regents meeting UNI requested $10 million to help with renovations to Schindler Education Center.
12 $15 million gift will transform teacher education at UNI
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.8
5/1/2013 Richard O. Jacobson gave money to support the work of the College of Education; will support endowment of faculty positions, visiting faculty, research, scholarships, and conferences; photo.
13 UNI receives $2 million grant from Carver Charitable Trust to lead educational research and development
Public Relations News Release 2012:289, p.1
4/26/2013 UNI received $2 million from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust to create a new center for educational research and development.
14 UNI announces $15 million gift for teacher education
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:41, p.1
3/8/2013 Richard Jacobson donated fifteen million dollars to the College of Education. The gift will benefit many students in the future. Mr. Jacobson's contributions to UNI total thirty million dollars; photo.
15 $15 million gift will transform teacher education at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:232, p.1
3/6/2013 Richard O. Jacobson gave the University of Northern Iowa $15 million for the College of Education. This is the largest gift the university has ever received.
16 UNI Child Development Center to host open house
Public Relations News Release 2012:226, p.1
3/4/2013 The Child Development Center will host an open house. In addition to tours of the renovated space, Dwight Watson will be speaking.
17 Life after Price Lab: Level II field experiences
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:7, p.1
9/18/2012 New field experience consists of a two week mini-course followed by a minimum of twenty-five hour field experience during a six week period. Waterloo and Cedar Falls schools are providing areas for field experience; photo.
18 A letter from the College of Education
Watson--Dwight C. (Dean--College of Education)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 2
4/27/2012 Dean Dwight Watson shares the strengths of the college; photo.
19 UNI updates BOR on Price Lab closure
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.1
4/27/2012 Dean of the College of Education Dwight Watson discussed the placement of Level II education students. The use of block scheduling for eight weeks will aid in coordinating activities with local schools; photo.
20 Regents approve Price Lab closure
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:41, p.1
3/2/2012 President Allen's recommendation to close Price Lab School on June 30, 2012, has been approved by the Board of Regents. The state legislature is the next step in the closure; photo.
21 UNI announces first round of cuts, eyes others
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:40, p.1
2/28/2012 Museum, print services, and Price Lab School are slated to close. The Department of Public Safety and low enrollment academic programs are under review; photo.
22 UNI Museum to explore reality of race
Public Relations News Release 2011:151, p.1
1/30/2012 The exhibit "RACE: Are We So Different" will be held at the UNI Museum.
23 College of Education refocuses mission
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:27, p.1
12/9/2011 A new mission statement is meant to sum up the primary goals of the college: leadership, transformation, service, engagement, and diversity; photo.
24 Forum held for African American men
Cassidy--Anthony Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:21, p.1
11/8/2011 Over fifty African-American men participated in the first of its kind meeting. The event focused on ways to improve the health and wellness and educational and relationship challenges facing the community.
25 Discovery Channel to feature UNI's STEM initiatives
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:16, p.1
10/21/2011 Lou Gossett, Jr., will host a half hour segment highlighting the university's work in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math. Exposure will aid in achieving the goal of increased learning in these areas.
26 Multicultural Student Reception
Allen--Justin Dale (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:3, p.2
9/2/2011 New students were welcomed during a reception in Maucker Union ballroom; photo.
27 University of Northern Iowa to induct students into Teacher Education program.
Public Relations News Release 2010:288, p.1
4/11/2011 Teacher Education Induction Convocation will confer three-hundred students who have satisfied requirements for admission to the UNI Teacher Education program, which marks the official induction into that field of study.
28 Panelists discuss revision of Mark Twain's classic
Krull--Danielle Leigh (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:42, p.5
3/8/2011 Replacing the n-word with slave in the classic book makes the book even more difficult to teach. The book deals with race, murder, death, and cruelty. These are heavy topics to discuss and bring emotion into the discussion.
29 UNI hosts annual African-American Read-In
Hayne--Cassandra Kay (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:41, p.5
3/4/2011 First graders from Price Lab and Waterloo schools packed the Maucker Union Ballroom to learn about African-American history. Over 425 students attended; photo.
30 UNI to host service-learning conference for Iowa education professionals.
Public Relations News Release 2010:225, p.1
2/17/2011 Throughout the six-hour workshop there will be five sessions dealing with service learning.
31 UNI to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:28, p.1
1/14/2011 Dwight Watson, Dean of the College of Education, will speak on the importance of Dr. King to all races, ethnicities, religions, or sexual orientations; photo.
32 UNI Students to participate in Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, Jan. 17.
Public Relations News Release 2010:193, p.1
1/13/2011 UNI students are encouraged to honor King's life on this national Day of Service and volunteer at the Catholic Worker House, Northeast Iowa Food Bank, Cedar Valley Hospitality House, Grout Museum District or Country View.
33 Imagine the Impact campaign kickoff
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.22
1/1/2011 Capital campaign aims at raising $150 million; $109 million already on hand in private donations; will fund scholarships and faculty and program support; includes $11 million gift from Richard O. Jacobson; photo.
34 Life, legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. celebrated during Jan. 17 lecture.
Public Relations News Release 2010:169, p.1
12/20/2010 Dwight Watson will speak to students who are participating in a Day of Service. These student-volunteers will participate in service projects throughout the Cedar Valley community.
35 UNI to recognize Iowa teachers and administrators during football game
Public Relations News Release 2010:139, p.1
11/10/2010 Distinguished educators attending the game include Molly Boyle, Roger Wilcox, Helen Snell, Joel Pedersen, Terry Hurlburt, Diane Campbell, and Jere Vyverberg.
36 Dwight Watson speaks at CROW forum
Donovan--Maggie Mary (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:20, p.1
11/5/2010 Dean of the College of Education addressed the problem of social isolation facing many gay and lesbian students. He suggested the use of literature circles reading different types of gay literature; photo.
37 Nov. 1 CROW Forum to feature UNI College of Education dean
Public Relations News Release 2010:113, p.1
10/26/2010 Dwight C. Watson will present "Exploring Social Connectivity through the Use of Adolescent Queer Literature." Watson will discuss the social and psychological development of gay and lesbian adolescents.
38 Extending the school year: an ongoing debate
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:14, p.1
10/15/2010 Opinions vary on President Obama's proposal to extend the school year. Some say other changes are needed in teaching methods. Dwight Watson, Dean of the College of Education is supportive of the extension; photo.
39 Robinson addresses issues in K-12 education
Funk--Dakota John (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:13, p.4
10/12/2010 Sharon Robinson spoke on understanding the problems in the educational system. She encouraged those present to "be part of the solution".
40 UNI names new dean of College of Education
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:1, p.20
8/27/2010 Dwight C. Watson named to head the College of Education.
41 UNI receives its largest donation in history
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:1, p.1
8/27/2010 Richard Jacobson, a Des Moines businessman, donates $11 million to create the Richard O. Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy; photo.
42 Richard O. Jacobson pledges $11 million to create literacy center at UNI UNI receives largest gift ever
Public Relations News Release 2010:15, p.1
8/19/2010 The Richard O. Jacobson Center for Comprehensive Literacy will focus on educating, coaching and mentoring teachers and administrators to develop effective instructional prractices based on current reading research.
43 UNI names new dean of College of Education
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:56, p.1
6/18/2010 Dwight C. Watson selected; will begin duties July 1, 2010; brief profile; outlines goals; photo.
44 Dwight Watson named UNI dean of the college of education
Public Relations News Release 2009:466, p.1
5/24/2010 Watson is currently the associate dean of the Teacher Education Program, chair of the Department of Education Studies and professor in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

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