Daemen CLOSED for Inclement Weather

Daemen College will be closed Friday, 11/21/14. The Dining Hall will be open following a normal schedule. Limited shuttle operations starting at 8:50am til approximately 6:00pm.

Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning







The Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning provides resources for faculty on high impact pedagogies and learning technologies, and support for faculty and staff on assessment of student learning and institutional effectiveness.


Center for Excellence Goals

  • To promote excellence in teaching and learning through cutting-edge technologies and high impact pedagogies
  • To support and retain new faculty across the disciplines; to challenge and engage experienced faculty in the scholarship of teaching
  • Through alignment with Title III initiatives, to actively contribute to the campus-wide effort to increase student retention, persistence, and success.
  • To promote, support, and sustain lean and effective processes for assessment of the student learning and institutional effectiveness that are used for ongoing planning and improvement.
  • To strengthen the reputation of Daemen as a leading institution for excellence in teaching and learning technologies

Please check out our Workshops and Events calendar to learn more about upcoming professional development opportunities sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Title III. 

Teaching & Learning Resources include "20 Minute Mentor" videos on solutions to common teaching challenges and links to searchable online resources on a variety of instructional topics. 

Please also join the Daemen College CETL Google+ Community. You do not need an another user name/password.  From your Daemen gMail find the applications grid in the upper left corner, press the g+ button, and press sign in. Your profile will automatically be created and you will be able to join the Daemen CETL community for ongoing discussion, resources, and events. Here is a helpful resource on making your Google Plus profile look professional.

Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning and Title III Staff

Mimi Steadman

Executive Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

Project Director, Title III

Phone: 716 839-8567

Email: msteadma@daemen.edu

Blake Thurman

Executive Director of Retention Activities

Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

Phone: 716 839-8482

Email: bthurman@daemen.edu

Michael Berta

Director of the Experimental Classroom

Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

Phone: 716 566-7870

Email: mberta@daemen.edu

Karen Moronski-Chapman

Data Analyst, Institutional Effectiveness & Title III

Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

Phone: 716 566-7879

Email: kmoronsk@daemen.edu

Hella Jacob

Title III/CETL Project Assistant

Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

Office: RIC 317   

Phone: 716 566-7878

Email: hjacob@daemen.edu

Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning Advisory Board

Intisar Hibschweiler

Professor / Dept. Chair

Mathematics and Computer Science

Phone: 716 839-8322

Email: ihibschw@daemen.edu

Jennifer Bogulski

Clinical Assistant Professor

Physical Therapy

Email: jbogulsk@daemen.edu

George Siefert Jr

Associate Professor / Department Chair

Social Work

Phone: 716 839-8294

Email: gsiefert@daemen.edu

Brita d'Agostino

Assistant Professor

Visual and Performing Arts  

Email: bdagosti@daemen.edu

World of Opportunity Wizard

Wow! Have you heard about Students Without Borders?

Daemen Professors & Students from several departments work at a public clinic to provide free medical care in Progreso Dos in the Dominican Republic during the semester break.

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Annual Fund

An on-going appeal, the Annual Fund directs gifts to support the scholarship fund and general operations of the college.