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: Stuart-Bennett Lower Level



Training Requests

Canvas Issues: 24/7 Support
Chat Live With The CTE: Teams
Collaborate With Us: Yammer
Office of Instructional Design: Email



Jody Kelley - LMS Administrative Support Specialist 
Location: Stuart-Bennett- 0-1A
Phone: 864-644-5038


Rev. Scott Williams - Coordinator of Faith-Based Learning
Location: Stuart-Bennett 0-1K
Phone: 864-644-5031