Dr. Staci Lugar Brettin
College of Business
Phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2140
Cell Phone: 574.286.5052
Office: Cunningham Business Center, Room 210
MWF: 11 AM – 1 PM*
TR: 12:30 – 2 PM*
*18 office hours available each week; students can schedule appointments for day, evening, online
- BA 2460 Exploring Entrepreneurship
- BA 3460 Evaluating Start-Up Potential
- BA 3550 International Marketing
- BA 3500 Advertising
- BA 2010 Principles of Management
- BA 4760 Venture Lab
Academic Advisor Roles
UG students in business communications, marketing, entrepreneurial studies, UG international students, GR students in marketing
Doctor of Business Administration, Anderson University
Master of Business Administration, Bethel College
Bachelor of Arts in International Business with a minor in French, Ball State University
Visiting Lecturer, Indiana University South Bend (South Bend)
Associate Faculty, Indiana University South Bend (South Bend)
Lead Instructor in Organizational Management, Bethel College (Mishawaka)
Assistant Professor, Ivy Tech Community College (South Bend and Elkhart)
Business owner/consultant to first-stage and second-stage entrepreneurs (South Bend Region)
Director of Prospect Research and Advancement Services, Holy Cross College (Notre Dame)
Business Advisor and Trainer, South Bend Area Small Business Development Center (South Bend)
Account Director and Marketing Strategist, Villing & Company (South Bend)
Associate Marketing Manager, Environmental Test Systems (Elkhart)
Lugar Brettin, S. (2013). A proposed framework for entrepreneurial learning. Business Education Innovation Journal, 5(1), 37-40.
Lugar Brettin, S. (2013). Creating entrepreneurial learning communities in higher education. Business Education Innovation Journal, 5(2), 53-57.
Lugar Brettin, S. (2014). Mapping bridges to creative collaboration. Business Education Innovation Journal, 6(1), 24-26.
Lugar Brettin, S. (2014). The market oriented innovator’s dilemma. Saarbrücken, Germany: Scholar’s Press.
Lugar Brettin, S., & Zazueta, J. (2014). Incorporating strategy and business model innovation into a capstone course using a shared services center case approach. Business Education Innovation Journal, 6(2), 62-65.
“Women’s Entrepreneurial & Economic Empowerment” presented at the U.S. State Department’s Study of the United States Institute Indiana Sessions (2012-2016) and Young African Leaders Institute Indiana Sessions (2015-2016).
“Design Thinking to Create Collaborative Learning Opportunities” presented at the Fort Wayne Teaching Conference (2015).
“Design Thinking to Create Collaborative Learning Opportunities” presented at the International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting (2015).
“Implementing an Early Alert Student Success Platform: A Success Story” co-presented with Chris Douse at the Fort Wayne Teaching Conference (2016).
“Creativity in the Classroom: Engaging Today’s College Student” co-presented with Dr. Susan McGrade at the Fort Wayne Teaching Conference (2016).
“Creative Leadership: Tools for Reducing Anxiety,” presented at the State Department’s Study of the United States Institute Washington, D.C. Session (2016).
Lugar Brettin, S. (2018). Designing culture-based learning into a management course. Business Education Innovation Journal, 10(2).
Faculty Champion for the Center for Creative Collaboration at Indiana Tech
Advisor, Alpha Chi National Honor Society
2014 Recipient of the Indiana Tech Leepoxy Award for Innovative Teaching Practices
Lilly Faculty Development Grant Recipient of funding for conferences in Advanced Instructional Design (2013), International Conference on Critical Thinking and Educational Reform (2014), The Creativity Workshop (2015), Magna Teaching with Technology Conference (2018)