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 focus areas:

  • 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;
  • promoting faith integration by resourcing instructors to improve their understanding of the relationship between their field and the Christian faith
  • 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


Jody Kelley - LMS Administrative Support Specialist 
Location: Rickman Library O-115
Phone: 864-644-5038


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