Felicia Vaught

Digital and Social Media Program Manager

Felicia Vaught joined the KCU-University Relations team in July of 2022. As the former digital media manager at Nexstar Broadcasting's KSN 16 and KODE 12 news stations in Joplin, Missouri, she acquired 13 years of experience in broadcast journalism and digital advertising. She won the Kansas Association of Broadcasters Station Website Award in 2020. Felicia is a Joplin native and graduated from Missouri Southern State University with a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications with the distinction magna cum laude. Currently, she attends Pittsburg State University where she is pursuing her Master of Business Administration. 

Recent Blog Posts By Felicia Vaught

KCU staff takes part in Joplin Polar Plunge event

By Felicia Vaught Dec 12, 2023

Kansas City University (KCU) staff braved the chilly water of Shoal Creek in Joplin, Missouri, for a good cause.

Slowing the spread of holiday season viruses

By Felicia Vaught Dec 5, 2023

It’s that time of year to spread cheer and goodwill. Unfortunately, it’s also the time of year to spread viruses. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the United States is in “epidemic” mode for respiratory health as cold and flu season amps up.

First-generation student designs sweatshirt, sparking “Be the Light” movement at KCU

By Felicia Vaught Nov 8, 2023

You will often find first-generation KCU Student Doctor Cierra Hall wearing a sweatshirt that reads “Be the Light.” However, she is not the only one sporting the phrase across the Joplin Campus – many KCU students and faculty wear the unique design as well.