News + Press

Fall 2015

GW & Notre Dame Partner with Posse

This fall, The George Washington University is recruiting its first Posse from Atlanta, and the University of Notre Dame is selecting its first Posse from New Orleans. Read More

Fall 2015

Presidents Conference Examines Merit in Higher Ed

The Posse Foundation’s biennial Presidents Conference on Higher Education assembled an audience of presidents and chancellors from some of the nation’s top colleges and universities to explore conceptions of merit and their impact on diversity, inclusion and equity at the most selective institutes of higher education. Read More

Fall 2015

Vanderbilt Alum Wins Ainslie Achievement Award

Posse alumna Mia Howard, the founder and executive director of Intrepid College Prep Charter School in Nashville, Tennessee, is the 2015 winner of Posse’s Ainslie Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of her commitment to providing deserving young people with access to top educational opportunities. Read More

Fall 2015

Middlebury SVP Oversees Program Expansion

​Michael Schoenfeld, the senior vice president and chief philanthropic advisor at Middlebury College, helped establish a partnership that now includes 17 Posses from New York, four from Chicago, and the first STEM Posse from Los Angeles. Read More

Fall 2015

MGM President Champions Diverse Storytelling

​Jonathan Glickman, the president of the Motion Picture Group for MGM Studios and a member of Posse’s national board, has built his more than 20-year career guided by a passion for storytelling and creative collaboration. Read More

Fall 2015

Chrysler Brand Strengthens Posse Support

​Chrysler Brand and the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of automaker FCA US LLC, will further strengthen their support of Posse by providing a second year of $250,000 in funding to The Posse Foundation. Read More

Summer 2015

Sting, Debbie Harry, Chris Botti Perform at Annual Gala

​The Posse Foundation’s annual gala held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, was a star-studded affair featuring performances by world-renowned artists Sting, Debbie Harry and Chris Botti. The event raised $2.1 million to support Posse’s programs and Scholars and honored four Posse Stars. Read More

Upcoming Events

May

25

Posse’s Annual Gala

An Evening of Stars

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
6:30pm–11:00pm

Posse’s hallmark event in New York City honors the individuals and organizations that have made an extraordinary difference in the field of education.

Cipriani Wall Street
55 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005

Cocktails: 6:30 p.m.
Dinner: 7:30 p.m.
Festive Attire

Emceed by Harry Smith,
Correspondent, NBC News

Special Performance by Trevor Noah,
Comedian, Actor and Host, The Daily Show