The Mills campus welcomed approximately 300 returning Mills students in addition to 500 first-year Northeastern students for the fall semester. The question of how to create a welcoming environment for all of those students is one that has occupied the collective minds of Mills’ Division of Student Life and Northeastern’s Student Affairs Office since well
For Ellen Krosney Shockro ’64, achieving success in both athletics and academics is a matter of possibility and persistence.
One hundred years ago, Mills crew became one of the first women’s competitive rowing teams in the country. Since then, rowers have worked together to sustain old traditions and earn new triumphs.
Participating in athletics helps students find a sense of belonging, increase their focus in the classroom, and develop skills that serve them well after graduation.