Micaha Dean Hughes is the Assistant Director of Recruitment and Female Initiatives. In this role, Micaha is the main contact for young women seeking an engineering degree from the University of Kentucky. In addition, Micaha recruits for the College of Engineering by traveling to high schools, attending college fairs, and meeting with students.
Micaha is from Ashland, KY and is a proud University of Kentucky alumna. In 2015, she graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Integrated Strategic Communication. To further her passion for spreading STEM across Kentucky and beyond, she is currently pursuing her Master of Science degree in STEM Education from the University of Kentucky College of Education.
In her free time, Micaha loves reading, running, traveling to any seaside location, and hiking at Red River Gorge. You will usually find Micaha enjoying life with her husband, Austin, their 2-year-old daughter, Charlie, and their dog, Tank.