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Welcome to Brescia’s Ursuline Center for Teaching and Learning

The Ursuline Center for Teaching and Learning promotes excellence in pedagogy, effective student advisement, comprehensive student support services, and professional development for faculty, staff, and students in a collaborative, holistic spirit, building on and incorporating the values of the Ursuline tradition of pedagogy. 

Dr. Anna M. Kuthy

UCTL Director, Title III SIP Grant Director​​

 270.686.4277

anna.kuthy@brescia.edu

From the Pier of Encouragement

Today we devote both our intellect and our imagination to the high calling of leading Brescia University on a journey to greatness.Together we will inspire great achievements. Together we will elevate the human spirit through learning, discovery, and citizenship.

Welcome to the Ursuline Center for Teaching and Learning

It is my pleasure to introduce to you the Ursuline Center for Teaching and Learning (UCTL), its components and people who are housed here. The UCTL supports students, faculty, and staff through Professional Advisement, Tutoring Services, and other learning resources, as well as aids faculty to achieve excellence in teaching and advising with the use of Educational Technology and professional development in regards to best practices in teaching, learning, and advisement. Allow me to introduce to you the cast of the UCTL program.

Professional Advisor: Freshmen are introduced to the academic rigor of Brescia University, the richness of its extracurricular offerings, and the campus life through the BU101 First Year Experience. In addition, students are supported in their development of skills essential to successful academic, personal, and professional well-being by the Professional Advisor.  Tom also offers a multitude of resources aiding students in their path to choosing majors, exploring careers, and growing personally and professionally.

Mr. Tom Pope, Professional Advisor

Email: thomas.pope@brescia.edu

Phone: 270.686.4228

Tutoring Services Coordinator: Just in case students may be struggling with math or English, or other courses they are tackling, the UCTL is here to help support them with student and staff tutors, trained to assist in their specific subject areas. In addition, Tutoring Services offers materials and strategies for successfully dealing with and completing the coursework throughout their academic careers.

Ms. Sharon Kasinger, Tutoring Services Coordinator

Email: sharon.kasinger@brescia.edu

Phone: 270.686.9573

Educational Technology Specialist: If students, faculty or staff need any help or resources in regards to technology, Darlene sweeps in with her expertise and gadgets. She assists faculty with the use of technology to enhance effective teaching and learning in the classroom.  In addition, she provides technological support to all Brescians, for any event related to Brescia University.

Ms. Darlene Runyon, Educational Technology Specialist

Email: darlene.runyon@brescia.edu

Phone: 270.686.4259

And there is me, the Director of the Ursuline Center for Teaching and Learning. Aside from coordinating the components mentioned above, my job focuses on identifying and providing professional development resources for Brescia faculty and staff. My second hat, the Title III Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) Grant Director, calls on me to coordinate the tasks set by the grant, track the progress Brescia is making in completing those endeavors, and report to the US Department of Education on our successful implementation of the projects active under the grant and the UCTL.

Thank you for letting me introduce the UCTL cast and the amazing people who support Brescia University faculty, staff, and students. If there is anything we can do, if you ever have any questions, concerns, observations, or ideas, please don't hesitate to contact us. We are happy to help! We hope to hear from you soon!

The Brescia Difference: Respect for the Sacred; Devotion to Learning; Commitment to Growth in Virtue; Promotion of Servant Leadership.

DATEs: Online Conversations and Webinars

UCTL DATEs: ONLINE CONVERSATIONS AND WEBINARS

Developing Academic and Technological Excellence 

The UCTL hosts a series of webinars for faculty professional development.  This year, the Ursuline Center for Teaching and Learning staff will each conduct the DATES (Developing Academic and Technological Excellence Session) a bit differently based on the input from the faculty.  An email will be sent inviting you to join us in various formats. Registration for the webinars helps the UCTL to gather data on participation and prepare appropriately for the webinar attendees.  Please refer to the DATES section of the Faculty Corner for further information.

Pedagogy Conversations Registration

Academic Advising Conversations Registration

Educational Technology Webinar Registration

 1:1 Meeting with ET

UCTL Gallery

Dr. Anna Kuthy, UCTL Director

Dr. Anna Kuthy, UCTL Director

Ms. Sharon Kasinger, Tutoring Coordinator

Ms. Sharon Kasinger, Tutoring Coordinator

Mr. Tom Pope, Professional Advisor

Mr. Tom Pope, Professional Advisor

Ms. Darlene Runyon, Educational Technology Specialist

Ms. Darlene Runyon, Educational Technology Specialist

Allison Holeman

Allison Holeman

Ashli Sheldon

Ashli Sheldon

Daniel Paez

Drew Hall

Edna Murphey, Admin

Hannah Joy Simms

Ursuline Center for Teaching and Learning

Isaac Calloway

Mary Sumlut

Mary Kate Dennis

Sarandan Brooks Green

Seth Parker

Sierra Tomblin

Tom Pope

Jayde Robinson

Jeanna James

Tyler Cunningham

Yasmani Ochoa, Admin

Amy Dolen

Nick McKenney

Marissa Haight

Wyatt West

Jill Faulkner, Admin