After completing a Bachelor of Science degree in English and Social Science, Ms. Vaughan received a Master of Science Degree in Education, both from Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia.
From 1990 until 2009, she was Director, Office of Public Relations, Office of Dean, Howard University College of Medicine.
She wrote comprehensive reports regarding the college’s research, achievements, faculty/alumni accomplishments and events that promoted the most positive image possible for the college among its constituents. While at the College of Medicine, she co-authored a book with the then dean.
Simultaneous with working at the College of Medicine, Mr. Vaughan’s experience also included teaching English as a Second Language in an adult education program and in an adult basic education evening program. Ms. Vaughan tutored and taught students skills necessary for effective writing, planning and organizing class assignments.
Currently, and for the last four years, Ms. Vaughan is an adjunct professor of English at Strayer University on the Rockville Campus in Maryland. She teaches principles of effective writing for specific English classes in the curriculum. Additionally, Ms. Vaughan tutors students who are having problems writing effectively to complete required assignments, i.e., sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, organization, etc.