Ms. Mayu Mishina

Assistant Director, College Park Scholars


Mayu Mishina joined College Park Scholars in January 2018 as assistant director of communications. In this role, she publicizes the work of College Park Scholars, as well as the accomplishments of Scholars faculty, staff and students. She oversees overall communications strategy and messaging and coordinates with staff across the 12 Scholars programs to tell the College Park Scholars story.

Mayu has more than 20 years’ experience in communications and content development, with particular expertise in messaging, publications development and organizational storytelling. Most recently she served as director of content and messaging for an international conservation organization. She has also served as managing editor for a number of business-to-business publications, conducted media relations for public relations firms and even run her own business providing writing and communications services for nonprofit clients. Mayu earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.