Full-time student recruiter joins K-State Olathe

Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016

Lauren Vaughan

Lauren Vaughan is the admissions representative/recruiter at K-State Olathe. | Download this photo.

OLATHE — Kansas State University Olathe is welcoming Lauren Vaughan as the admissions representative/recruiter. She joined the campus on Dec. 5.

As the lead recruiter, Vaughan will develop and oversee activities, events and programs that recruit new students and increase enrollment in the campus' academic programs. She also will build and maintain relationships with prospective students, and develop recruiting materials.

"As an alumna, it is an honor and privilege to join the K-State Olathe family," Vaughan said. "I am proud to share my passion for community building, education and innovation, with professionals in the Greater Kansas City area and invite them to join us on this dynamic campus."

Vaughan is an experienced community builder. Prior to joining K-State Olathe, she served as the program and events director at the Northeast Johnson County Chamber of Commerce. In that role, she increased enrollment in their Leadership Northeast program and increased attendance at multiple annual events. She also served as the adult ministries and young adult lead for Hillcrest Covenant Church, wherein she designed programs around community service and team development.

She is involved in multiple community organizations, including Kansas City Tri Delta Alumnae Group, Kansas Leadership Center and the Kansas Chapter Advisory Board for Saint Paul's Outreach Kansas City. She also has received multiple awards for her leadership and involvement.

Vaughan earned a bachelor's degree in interior design with a minor in leadership studies from Kansas State University