The Center for Teaching Excellence aims to promote and enhance teaching excellence at Southern Wesleyan University through faculty support, professional development, innovative use of instructional technology, and continuous improvement within the learning environment.  

 Our mission is characterized by the following:

  • supporting a community of teacher-scholars committed to exploring, implementing, and sharing best practices in teaching and learning;
  • organizing and providing professional development for faculty in instruction-related topics;
  • providing individualized consulting services in course design and instruction;
  • encouraging the practice of learner-centered course design;
  • promoting interdepartmental collaboration;
  • supporting continuous improvement through assessment and reflective practice; and
  • promoting faculty leadership in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.





   Phone: 864-644-5030
   Location: Rickman Library Basement

 Dr. Lynn Brown-Bulloch - Vice Provost for Online Learning
 Location: Rickman Library O-118
 Phone: 864-644-5039


Dr. Karen Lee - Faculty Development Coordinator
Location: Rickman Library O-115
Phone: 864-644-5037 


Kent Ellison - Senior Learning Designer | Canvas Administrator
Location: Rickman Library O-114
Phone: 864-644-5032


Jody Kelley - Administrative Assistant
Location: Rickman Library O-113
Phone: 864-644-5038


Rev. Scott Williams - Coordinator of Faith-Based Learning
Location: Rickman Library O-112
Phone: 864-644-5031