Meghan Stidd, Ph.D.

UCCS College of Business Assistant Dean of External Relations, Meghan Stidd, Ph.D.

Meghan Stidd, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean for External Relations
College of Business
Dwire Hall 301A

Education

  • Ph.D., Educational Leadership, Research, and Policy, UCCS, 2012
  • Master of Public Administration, UCCS, 2009
  • Bachelor of Science, Business, dual emphasis in Human Resource Management and Marketing, minor in Leadership Studies, UCCS, 2004

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Dean for External Relations, UCCS College of Business, Dec 2018 – Present
  • Program Director, UCCS College of Business Career Development Center, Dec 2016 – 2018
  • Regional Director, Mountain Pacific Troops to Teachers, 2016
  • Associate Regional Director, Mountain Pacific Troops to Teachers, 2008 – 2016
  • Professional Research Assistant, Mountain Pacific Troops to Teachers, 2004-2008

Publications and Presentations

Perfecting Partnerships During COVID-19

Cooperative Education and Internship Association Academy | Presentation | June 2020

The Ethics of Unpaid Internships

Cooperative Education and Internship Association Annual Meeting | Presentation | April 2020

Finding the Why: Encouraging Lifelong Learning in Students

UCCS Teaching and Learning Conference | Presentation | January 2020

Perfecting Partnerships

Cooperative Education and Internship Association Academy | Presentation | June 2019

Telling Your Story and Getting What You Need 

Cooperation Education and Internship Association Academy | Panelist | June 2019

Using Annual Sponsorships to Increase Employer Engagement

Cooperative Education and Internship Association Annual Meeting | Presentation | April 2019

Connecting the College of Business to the Community

Colorado Springs Business Journal | Article | April 2019

To Pay or Not to Pay: How to Properly Compensate Interns

Colorado Springs Business Journal | Article | August 2018

Integrating Ethics into the Internship Curriculum

Cooperative Education and Internship Association | Annual Meeting | Presentation | April 2018

Building Relationships through the Better Business Bureau

Cooperative Education and Internship Association | Annual Meeting | Presentation | April 2018

Integrating Ethics into the Internship Curriculum

Cooperative Education and Internship Association | Blog Post | Sept 2017

UCCS Career Development Center Seeks Partners

Colorado Springs Business Journal |Article | Aug 2017

Recruit and Retain the Best Talent

University of Colorado Colorado Springs | College of Business Alumni Association | Keynote Speaker | Aug 2017

Ethical Interview Practices

Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative | Pueblo Community College Summer Institute | Presentation | Jun 2017

ROTC

Sociology of Education | SAGE Publications| Article | May 2013

Recruiting the Best: Military Veterans as Teachers

American Association for Education Employment | Annual Meeting | Presentation | Oct 2012

Does Alternative Certification Lead to Higher Levels of Teacher Turnover? Insights from Nationally Representative Data

Co-author | American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting | Roundtable Session | Apr 2012

Does Money Matter

A Policy Evaluation of Troops to Teachers Legislation Using a Mixed Methods Approach

American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting | Poster Session | Apr 2012

An Analysis of Troops to Teachers Legislation Using a Fixed Effects Model

Effective Pathways to Teaching Conference | Presentation | Apr 2011

Military Career Transitions: An Evaluation of Troops to Teachers Counseling Practices and Influence on Participant Withdrawal

American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting | Poster Session | Apr 2011

Courses Taught

  • BUAD 1000 - Introduction to Business
  • GPS 1010 - Finding your Way Business
  • BUAD 3010 - Career Strengths and Assessment
  • BUAD 3100 - ROAR Program Phase I – Finding Your ROAR
  • BUAD - 3200 - ROAR Program Phase II - Refine Your ROAR
  • BUAD 3300 – ROAR Program Phase III – Ready to ROAR

Professional Organizations

Cooperative Education and Internship Association

  • Vice President of Region 6, 2019-2021
  • National Research Committee Member, 2017-Present
  • Colorado State Representative, 2017-2019

Winter Night Club

  • Past-President/Secretary, 2020-2021
  • President, 2019-2020
  • 1st Vice President/President Elect, 2018-2019
  • Member, 2014-2018

Collegiate Career Services Association

  • Conference Planning Committee Member, 2019
  • Member, 2018-Present

Colorado Internship Partnership Group

  • Member, 2017 - Present

National Association of Colleges and Employers                                                                      

  • Member, 2017 – Present

Delta Sigma Pi

  • Honorary Member, Inducted in 2019

Awards and Honors

  • CU Innovation & Efficiency Award, 2020
  • Dean’s Recognition Award, UCCS College of Business, 2019
  • Colorado Springs Business Journal Rising Star, 2019
  • Staff Excellence Award Nominee, University of Colorado Staff Council, 2019
  • Mountain Lion of the Month, UCCS College of Business, October 2018
  • Staff Excellence in External Service Award, UCCS College of Business, 2018
  • Outstanding Staff Award, UCCS College of Business, 2017
  • Dean’s Recognition Award, UCCS College of Business, 2017
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society, Inducted in 2003