By Kate Robinson Beckwith, MFA ’13 Built in 1949 with funding from Mills alumnae, Reinhardt Alumnae House (RAH) was designed by architect Clarence Mayhew to serve as the campus home of the Alumnae Association of Mills College (AAMC). While RAH continues to fill its original purpose, today it also serves the wider community as a
The Alumnae Association of Mills College (AAMC) introduced its brand new logo at Commencement in June. This emblem was created pro bono by Alex Wright, a designer with an abiding connection to Mills College. His father, Jim Wright, was the head of the Theater Department for many years, and his mother, Kennedy Golden, worked for
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
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
Two graduates from the College’s pre-professional healthcare programs report on what they’re seeing in their hospitals and exam rooms.
In her new book, Professor Emerita Ruth Saxton delves into the complex fictional worlds (and goes beyond the stereotypes) of elderly women.
The Lokey School prepares its public policy grad students with real-life case studies. How will that affect the 2020 election?
Poetry inspired by the pandemic and submitted by Mills graduates. If you wish to contribute, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Shelter in Place Perhaps today is the day the creatures of the earth take it back I miss touching you in the late afternoon, but by nightfall I am grateful for solitude A day to be empty to
A timeline of how COVID-19 affected Mills students, faculty and staff members, and alumnae in the first half of 2020. Click here for thoughts from the graduating Class of 2020, good wishes to the Class of 2020 from Mills alumnae, and alumnae tales and poetry from quarantine.
On March 20, Commencement festivities for the Class of 2020 were officially postponed, later announced to take place in the same timeframe as graduation for the Class of 2021. We still wanted to celebrate these newest alumnae/i as they wrapped up their time at Mills, whether they return for their official ceremony or not. The