About Us

About Us

The Center for Teaching Excellence is a strategic initiative that will combine current professional development resources with new activities and programs to facilitate growth opportunities for all faculty.

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Ilisabeth Bornstein

Interim Director

Liz Bornstein is a 2020 CTE Faculty Fellow and served as the inaugural Faculty Associate in 2021 before transitioning to Interim Director in 2022.  She has been involved in all stages of CTE programming and strategic planning, including development of the Curated Class Feedback initiative and leadership of the CTE Faculty Fellows.  Liz is also a Lecturer in Legal Studies and Pre-Law Advisor at Bryant. 


Stephen Payne

Assoc. Director of Educational Technologies

Stephen Payne has worked at Bryant since 2002 and leads support for Bryant’s Learning Management Systems and a broad suite of educational technologies.

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Constanza Bartholomae

Assoc. Director of Teaching Support

Constanza Bartholomae joined Bryant in July 2020.  She supports a variety of CTE programs and initiatives, including our Canvas initiative, faculty development workshops, and our Inclusive Excellence efforts.

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Our Partners

Douglas and Judith Krupp Library 

The mission of the Douglas and Judith Krupp Library is to collect, organize, and provide access to information resources and library services that are central to the University’s academic mission.

Academic Computing and Media Services 

Provides effective computer and audio-visual technology planning, budgeting and support for the following areas:

  • Classrooms, labs and public access spaces (physical and virtual)
  • Student Laptop Program and Helpdesk
  • Campus Media Services

Academic Success Programs

Are dedicated to helping students achieve their goals of academic success. They are staffed by learning specialists who provide individualized assistance and group workshops on college level study skill development for all students.