Press Releases

Secretary Clinton Announces Mills College joins the Women in Public Service Project

Oakland, CA–December 16, 2011 US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced at the Women in Public Service Colloquium that Mills College will join The Women in Public Service Project. Learn more »

Mills College Partners with State Department to Increase STEM Study by Women from Muslim-Majority Countries

Oakland, CA–December 10, 2011 Mills College is participating in the NeXXt Scholars Program, an international women's undergraduate STEM education initiative that launches today. Learn more »

Mills College Named a "Best Bets" in College Handbook

Oakland, CA–December 02, 2011 Mills College has been named a “Best Bet” college in a new guidebook, The Financial Aid Handbook: Getting the Education You Want for the Price You Can Afford. Learn more »

Mills College School of Education Launches New Center for Urban Schools and Partnerships

Oakland, CA–November 04, 2011 The Mills College School of Education is proud to announce the opening of its new Center for Urban Schools and Partnerships on November 7. Learn more »

Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business Building is Recognized for Green Achievements

Oakland, CA–October 28, 2011 The City of Oakland is recognizing the Lokey Graduate School of Business building for its significant sustainable design features. Learn more »

Mills College and Education Partners Receive State Grant for Teacher Professional Development

Oakland, CA–October 24, 2011 Mills College and its partners have been awarded a state grant to prepare Oakland teachers for new core state standards. Learn more »

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Mills Among Best Colleges in the West

Oakland, CA–September 13, 2011 Mills College has been named one of the top regional universities in the country for the fourth consecutive year. Learn more »

Mills College Inaugurates Alecia A. DeCoudreaux as its 13th President

Oakland, CA–September 07, 2011 On Friday, September 23, 2011, the Board of Trustees of Mills College will inaugurate Alecia A. DeCoudreaux as the 13th president of Mills. Learn more »

Mills College Ranked in the Top 30 of Master’s Universities by Washington Monthly

Oakland, CA–August 29, 2011 The Washington Monthly’s annual College Guide issue has ranked Mills College among the top 50 master’s universities in the nation. Learn more »

Mills Featured in Fiske Guide to Colleges for Sixth Consecutive Year

Oakland, CA–August 09, 2011 For the sixth consecutive year, Mills College has been featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Learn more »

Mills Named One of the 376 Best Colleges in the Nation by The Princeton Review

Oakland, CA–August 03, 2011 Mills College has been selected as one of the top colleges in the country according to the 2012 edition of The Princeton Review’s Best 376 Colleges. Learn more »

Mills College Receives Grant to Advance Opportunities for Women in the Sciences

Oakland, CA–July 07, 2011 Mills College is pleased to announce it has received a $2.5 million grant from the Joseph and Vera Long Foundation. Learn more »

Alecia A. DeCoudreaux Begins Presidency

Oakland, CA–July 01, 2011 It was a milestone occasion today when Alecia A. DeCoudreaux officially assumed her duties at Mills College, becoming the 13th president of the 159-year-old women’s college. Learn more »

Janet L. Holmgren Recognized for Outstanding Service to Carnegie Foundation

Oakland, CA–June 10, 2011 Mills College President Janet L. Holmgren’s outstanding 12-year service to the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching will be recognized during their annual meeting in Washington DC, June 13–14, 2011. Learn more »

Mills College Announces Joint MBA/MA Degree in Educational Leadership

Oakland, CA–May 3, 2011 In response to escalating challenges facing California and the nation’s public schools, Mills College is pleased to announce a new joint degree in educational leadership that will debut this fall. Learn more »

Mills College and the International Museum of Women Preview Young Women Speaking the Economy

Oakland, CA–May 3, 2011 On Thursday, April 21, 2011, Mills College will host the preview of an innovative virtual exhibition featuring work from college students from the four corners of the globe. Learn more »

Janet L. Holmgren Concludes 20-year Tenure as President of Mills College

Oakland, CA–April 13, 2011 Janet L. Holmgren's unprecedented 20-year tenure as President of Mills College in Oakland, CA, draws to a conclusion in 2011. Learn more »

Mills College President Janet L. Holmgren Establishes Summer Internship Program

Oakland, CA–April 6, 2011 Mills College is pleased to announce "Investing in Oakland: A Mills College Summer Internship Program" in partnership with the City of Oakland. Learn more »

Women's Rights Pioneer Beate Sirota Gordon to Deliver Commencement Address at Mills College

Oakland, CA–March 21, 2011 Mills College will celebrate its 123rd Commencement on Saturday, May 14, 2011, with an address given by Beate Sirota Gordon '43. Learn more »

Mills College Art Professor Hung Liu Selected for Lifetime Achievement Award

Oakland, CA–March 11, 2011 Mills College Art Professor Hung Liu has been selected to receive the prestigious SGC International 2011 Award for Lifetime Achievement in Printmaking. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/15/11