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ENHP Day 2015

The College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions will hold its fifth annual ENHP Day on April 20, 2016 in Regents Commons in the Shaw Center.

This daylong event— a celebration of research, scholarship and partnership— will feature student and faculty research, keynote presentations by state and national leaders in education and health, and networking mixers with professional partners. We will also confer the excellence through relevance Faculty Teaching Award.

ENHP Day 2016 Program

ENHP DAY 2016 keynote speakers

  • Dr. Dianna R. Wentzell has over 25 years experience as an educator in Connecticut. She was appointed as Commissioner of Education by Governor Dannel P. Malloy in April 2015. Before serving in the State Department of Education, she was the assistant superintendant of schools in Hartford and served in district leadership positions with a focus on curriculum, instruction, and assessment in both South Windsor and the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) magnet schools. Read bio
  • Dr. Marjorie Hines Woollacott has provided professional leadership for over three decades as a neuroscience professor at the University of Oregon. Her most recent book, Infinite Awareness: The Awakening of a Scientific Mind, pairs her research as a neuroscientist with her self-revelations about the mind’s spiritual power. She has also co-authored a major textbook used in physical therapy schools: Motor Control: Theory and Practical Applications. Read bio


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Past ENHP Days