Melissa G. Minikowksi is the Assistant Director of Marketing for the Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) program. She earned her Honors B.A. in English at Eastern Connecticut State University, and she later received her M.Ed. in Student Personnel Administration at Springfield College. Prior to her current role, she was an Admissions Communications Specialist at Springfield Technical Community College, where she managed internal communications, international admissions, and a dual enrollment program for high school students. She also served as a Designated School Official for international students.