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Report From August Alum Forum

Image shows zoom meeting recording with multiple people. From top left to top right: Lynette Castille Hall. Has long white/blonde hair and brown glasses. Alumnae Relations has aurora borealis background, long black hair, and a black shirt. Dawn Cunningham has short brown hair and a turquoise v-neck shirt. Behind her is a book shelf. Nikole Adams has her hair pulled back and is wearing a black v-neck shirt. Her background is blurred, but behind her is a yellow wall. From middle left to middle right: Amanda Harper. Her blonde hair is pulled back and she is wearing a floral ruffled collar shirt. Lori Jacques has brown hair in a short bob, cat eyed glasses and a white vested blouse. Beth Kochly has dark shoulder length hair and a navy blue shirt. Her background is the Mills college campus. Beth Hellman in an office. She has short grayish/blonde hair, glasses, a purple shirt and a black button down blouse on. Behind her sits a picture on he wall. From bottom left to bottom right: Lucy Do has short dark hair and glasses on. Cristie Chung has shoulder length hair, glasses, and a cream colored top. Behind her is an image of Mills Hall.

On August 11, the Office of Alumnae Relations cohosted an online alumnae forum alongside the Alum Engagement Committee (AEC), a new group working with the Office of Alumnae Relations that formed last fall to support the relationship between Mills alums and the College as it embarked upon the merger with Northeastern. Questions were solicited through

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2021 Alumnae Awards Profiles

Joan Millar Lincoln ’66, Distinguished Achievement  Following Joan’s musical studies with Darius Milhaud and Morton Subotnick at Mills, she went on to teach music at Simon’s Rock. She and her husband, Albert Lincoln III, then immigrated to France, where she nurtured their first child and traveled and performed as a bilingual folk singer.  Starting in 1972, the Lincolns spent 11 years in the

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Alumnae fight to save Mills

By Kate Robinson Beckwith, MFA ’13; Sheryl Bizé-Boutté ’73; Gwen Jackson Foster ’67; Ariana Merlino ’97; and Moya Stone, MFA ’03 Note: This story was written before the June 17 announcement of a potential partnership with Northeastern University. On March 17, Mills College President Elizabeth Hillman announced, on behalf of the College’s Board of Trustees, that this fall’s first-year undergraduate class

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Three change leaders receive 2020 AAMC Alumnae Awards

By Kate Robinson Beckwith, MFA ’13 Every year since 2007, the AAMC has selected exemplary alumnae to receive its highest honors: The Distinguished Achievement Award for distinction in a professional field; the Recent Graduate Award; and the Outstanding Volunteer Award. This year, because of COVID-19 restrictions, we were unable to gather at Reunion to celebrate

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Alumnae revive role in student recruitment

Mills College’s Office of Admissions and the AAMC have launched a program that enables alumnae volunteers to play a key role in recruiting undergraduate students across the country. Since the program’s debut in fall 2019, 19 alumnae volunteers have represented Mills at 18 different college fairs in California and Massachusetts. They have spoken with dozens

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Alumnae Awards recipient profiles

By Kate Robinson Beckwith, MFA ’13 Outstanding Volunteer Award: Pierre Loving ’77 has been serving the AAMC since 2011. As Nominating Committee chair, she overhauled and streamlined the process of selecting governors and alumnae trustees, including initiating online voting. Pierre has spear-headed multiple successful fundraisers for the AAMC and the College, usually incorporating her deep

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The 2018 Alumnae Awards

Each Reunion, the AAMC honors three graduates who are making a difference in the Mills community and the world. By Kate Robinson Beckwith, MFA ’13 Recent Graduate Award Myila Granberry ’05 has been part of the Mills community since childhood, having attended many alumnae events with her mother, Toni McElroy ’83, MA ’05, EdD ’13.

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