Press Releases

Jayashri Srikantiah
Oakland, CA—April 10, 2018

Mills College will celebrate its 130th Commencement on Saturday, May 12, 2018, with an address given by Jayashri Srikantiah, a passionate immigrants' rights advocate, attorney, and professor.

New Degree Completion Program
Oakland, CA—April 9, 2018

Beginning in fall 2018, Mills College plans to offer a Bachelor's Degree Completion Program for working women who want to return to college and complete their degree.

Mills School of Education
Oakland, CA—March 20, 2018

The Mills College School of Education is included in the new U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools ranking released today.

Roscoe Mitchell
Oakland, CA—February 8, 2018

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) has honored pioneering jazz legend Roscoe Mitchell with the esteemed ASCAP Founders Award.

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—January 29, 2018

Mills College hosts Explore College: Mills Preview and Admission Day. As part of the Oakland Promise initiative, OUSD seniors are invited to submit an application that will be reviewed for an admission decision and considered for merit scholarships during the February 10 event.

image of Dolores Huerta
Oakland, CA—January 17, 2018

Mills College is proud to announce a special, sold out screening of DOLORES, a film documenting the life of labor activist Dolores Huerta, on Friday, February 2, 2018.

Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration logo
Oakland, CA—December 12, 2017

President Hillman becomes a founding president of the Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration as part of a collective effort to improve how colleges and universities address immigration-related matters affecting their campuses.

laptop computer
Oakland, CA—December 11, 2017

A new conference for women from underrepresented groups in technology will be held at Mills College in January.

Meridith Monk Hewlett50 Arts Commissions
Oakland, CA—November 14, 2017

Mills College receives $150,000 grant to commission major new musical composition. The music department will lead a College-wide collaboration with world-class artist musician Meredith Monk to create an immersive performance piece in Oakland.

Lokey School
Oakland, CA—October 18, 2017

The French and Francophone Studies Program at Mills College will welcome French scholars from all over the world next month.