Megan Nugent began working at University of Western States in 2014. Her background is in marketing, advertising, public relations, fundraising and digital and social media strategy. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Florida State University in international affairs. She received her Master of Arts in journalism from Northeastern University and will pursue a doctoral degree in education at Northeastern University starting fall 2019.
As the associate vice president for university communications and advancement for UWS, Nugent oversees university communications and marketing strategies, institutional fundraising and the alumni engagement program.
Nugent loves to go hiking, camping and explore all the Pacific Northwest has to offer with her son. She also loves checking out new restaurants around Portland.