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The Empowering Teaching Excellence program elevates and promotes our culture of teaching excellence through events and programs that are open to all USU instructors, regardless of role statement or location. The ETE Program:

  • Brings together instructors from across the USU system to showcase and share evidence-based teaching practices.
  • Provides training, grant, and recognition opportunities for instructors to further encourage teaching innovation and improvement.
  • Connects instructors with helpful resources and mentors.


Upcoming Event

ETE Conference Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Gavazzi

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 | Logan Campus

Land-Grant Universities for the Future

Being responsive to the communities we serve is paramount for land-grant institutions to be successful in the future, which necessitates becoming more fiercely land-grant in our approach. There is a critical importance of elevating both teaching and engagement excellence. For far too long, both components have been relegated to secondary roles in comparison to research prowess.

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Contact Us

Travis N Thurston 
ETE Coordinator

Erin Wadsworth-Anderson
Instructional Designer