Felicia Vaught

Digital and Social Media Program Manager

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 Mass Communications degree with the distinction Magna Cum Laude. Currently, she attends Pittsburg State University for her Master of Business Administration degree. If you wish to reach out to her, please email her at [email protected]

Recent Blog Posts By Felicia Vaught

Mother of five takes on medical school

By Felicia Vaught May 10, 2023

In the 1984 novel, “Other Women,” American author Lisa Alther wrote, “Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease.” While many moms would agree with Alther’s statement, how about juggling the demands of raising five children while attending medical school? One particular Kansas City University (KCU) student is doing just that!

Recent KCU graduates celebrate couples match

By Felicia Vaught May 7, 2023

With the excitement of commencement still in the air, two new graduates from Kansas City University (KCU) Farber-McIntire Joplin Campus are now celebrating a successful couples match through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

KCU medical student matches while facing struggle of infant son’s CDH diagnosis

By Felicia Vaught May 1, 2023

Medical students are expected to learn about a wide range of diseases and treatments through textbooks, lectures and hands-on simulated experiences; however, it is tragically unexpected to learn about a disease in the classroom that would ultimately impact your own child.