Mills College is pleased to announce a $3 million gift from the late Mills alumna Nancy Cook, '68 to solidify the study of photography as art at Mills.
Mills President Elizabeth L. Hillman was named one of 2017's Business of Pride Outstanding Voices and one of the Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business by the San Francisco Business Times.
Professor Emerita Chana Bloch passed away on May 19, 2017 after a prolonged battle with cancer. At Mills from 1973 to 2005, Chana's powerful teaching and mentoring touched generations of students and faculty.
Amid a throng of news media and a documentary film crew, Mills College awarded an honorary Doctor of Arts and Letters degree to National Park Ranger Betty Reid Soskin, a tireless, outspoken voice dedicated to raising awareness about the discrimination and segregation of African Americans who worked in Richmond, California shipyards during World War II.
Mills College, a nationally respected, independent liberal arts college for women with innovative graduate programs for students of all genders, has announced a blueprint to better meet students' needs and overcome financial challenges.
Watch the playback of Commencement 2017, where we celebrated our graduating students and civil rights activist, MacArthur Fellow, and president of the Akonadi Foundation, Lateefah Simon, addressed the Class of 2017.
Mills College will award an honorary Doctor of Arts and Letters degree to Betty Reid Soskin, a tireless, outspoken and articulate voice dedicated to remembering discrimination and segregation of African Americans who worked in Richmond, California shipyards during World War II.
Graduates of the Mills College MFA in Prose Program, Nina La Cour and Christine Hyung-Oak Lee have each published new works garnering critical praise.
In Berkeley, Luna Dance Institute co-directors and Mills College alumnae Patricia Reedy and Nancy Ng teach modern dance to children with a twist.
Mills College alumna Deborah Vaughan '71 was awarded the Della Davidson Prize by Dancers Group, a San Francisco Bay Area arts nonprofit focused on promoting dance through sponsorships and outreach.