News & Events

UMPI’s Diversity Committee hosts talk by Dena Winslow

The Executive Director of the Learning Disabilities Association of Maine, Dr. Dena L. Winslow, will deliver a lecture, Unraveling the Mysteries of Learning Disabilities, at the University of Maine at Presque Isle at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 28, in the Campus Center.

Dr. Winslow will present an interactive workshop exploring the myths and realities of learning disabilities during her Monday night talk. The public is invited to attend this free event, which is being sponsored by the University’s Diversity Committee as a Diversity Awareness activity.

Dr. Winslow was born in Caribou and grew up on a dairy and potato farm in Mapleton. She is a graduate of the University of Maine at Presque Isle, the University of Southern Maine, and the University of Maine in Orono, where she completed her Ph.D. in 2000. From 2008 to 2010, Dr. Winslow was the Executive Director of the Workforce Investment Board for Aroostook and Washington Counties, and is the current Executive Director of the Learning Disabilities Association of Maine. She also is the author of several books and numerous articles dealing with Maine history.

The community is invited to attend this event. For more information about this free lecture, contact the University’s Community and Media Relations office at 768-9452.