Hazen Center for Teaching Excellence

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The Hazen Center for Teaching Excellence (HCTE) opened in the fall of 2012 through an anonymous gift to support teaching excellence at KWU.  The HCTE is named after Arch and E. B. Hazen. 

The mission of the HCTE is to provide programs, academic resources, mentoring, grant writing, and faculty development as a means of improving and maintaining teaching excellence as it relates to student learning.  The Center also provides a location for faculty collaboration in teaching effectiveness as well as promoting activities which increase general faculty welfare and collegiality.  In addition, the HCTE provides opportunities for faculty to explore teaching “best practices” and to effectively utilize existing faculty expertise.

The HCTE is located in room 213 of Peters Science Hall and is fully equipped with tools for both individual and group learning and development. 

For scheduling events in the HCTE, please contact the Provost's office, rita.northup@kwu.edu .    For giving opportunities to the HCTE, please contact Bill Grevas at 785-827-5541x1121 or bill.grevas@kwu.edu.


November 19 - Nibbles with Nancy 12:00 - 1:00 pm  Brown Bag Lunch

November 21 - Department Chair Intranet Training 12:00 - 1:00 pm

December 2 - Nibbles with Nancy  12:00 - 1:00 pm  Brown Bag Lunch

December 10 - Nibbles with Nancy 12:00 = 1:00 pm  Brown Bag Lunch