smithson mills, inc.


Creative Thinking. real world problem solving.

Education; knowledge acquired by learning and instruction

Monterey logoMaster of Arts

International Policy Studies, Specializing in Chinese Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, California

NC Rural CenterRural Economic Development Institute

North Carolina's Rural Economic Development Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. Smithson Mills successfully completed this intensive training program for economic development professionals in 2002.

U. of OregonChinese Language Program

University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon. Mills began learning Mandarin Chinese in 1988, followed by three years living and working in Taiwan and another two years of graduate study with a heavy focus on written and spoken Chinese.