Mission and Vision of the Faculty Center

The Mission:

The Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence (FCTE) builds and contributes to the engagement culture at UVU through faculty professional development and by promoting and supporting faculty adoption of engaged learning strategies that promote student success.

The Vision:

The FCTE will become a central resource for faculty, departments, and colleges and schools seeking to implement engaged learning with their students; regionally, the FCTE will become known as a source for innovation and effective implementation of engaged learning practices and a resource to higher education institutions.

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Upcoming Faculty Center Events

Fri. Feb 27 12 pm-1:00 pm Room: LC 243 Flyer

Title: Student Diversity and Technology - To Text or Not to Text by U View U theater group 




Red Rock Great Teaching Retreat

This retreat is for higher education faculty who want to engage in highly interactive, facilitated discussions about the improvement of their own teaching with peers from different disciplines and institutions. You will share your successful teaching strategies and innovations; seek solutions to your own persistent, unresolved teaching problems and challenges; and much more. The participants are the "experts" at a Great Teaching Retreat!
Visit https://sites.google.com/site/highroadpd/ to learn more about this event and to register to attend. 
  • February 26-28, 2015 in Kanab, Utah. 
  • Individual rate: $400
  • Discount: $350 for institutions that send SIX or more participants
  • Late registration: $450 per person, available as space permits
Send fee payment and all inquiries to
Attention: Tom Cunningham, PhD
Retreat Coordinator
Highroad Professional Development, LLC
3941 North Hampshire Drive
Cedar City, UT 84721
Phone: 435-590-6066 (If no answer, please leave a message.)

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