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Posse in the News

Archived sampling of Posse press coverage (1998-present)

The Posse Foundation Selects First Cohort of Veterans for College Success Program, January 31, 2013
The White House Blog

Posse Foundation Recruiting Teams of Veterans to Attend Top Colleges and Universities, August 16, 2012
G.I. Jobs

Bethesda Student Awarded Grant to Study in Costa Rica, August 25, 2012
The Gazette

Bial Speaks About On-Campus Posse, January 28, 2011
The Tulane Hullabaloo

Bayside to Babson: Two-Sport Star Earns Scholarship to Elite Academic School, January 19, 2011
New York Post

62 D.C. Seniors Get Scholarships, January 6, 2011
NBC Washington

Posse Scholar Takes Leadership Role, December, 2010
DePauw University

Posse Golfers Round Up Aid for Student Leaders, November 10, 2010
Pioneer Local

Posse Scientific Method Expands to New Programs, November 1, 2010
Brandeis Magazine

Pushing Back, October 28, 2010
Harvard Gazette, by Elizabeth Gehrman

From Perserverance to Presidency, October 27, 2010 Dickinson College, by Michelle Simmons

Bial Discusses Race and Merit, October 27, 2010
Harvard Crimson, by Heng Shao

11 Freshmen Come to Penn as a ‘Posse’, September 12, 2010
The Daily Pennsylvanian

Layered Mentorship as Meaningful Leadership, Fall 2010
Diversity & Democracy, by Derron Wallace

Increasing College Access, One Posse at a Time, August 30, 2010
Education Portal

Former CNN Anchor Frank Sesno Finds an Even More Rewarding Role, August 23, 2010
NJN Network, by Frank Sesno

Innovative Posse Program Gradutaes First Class at Centre College, Summer 2010
College News, by Diane Johnson

Haitian Students Earn Free Pass to Top Colleges, July 6, 2010
South Florida Times, by Renee Michelle Harris

A Comfort Zone for New Leaders, June 14, 2010
Times Union, by Scott Waldman

Tapping the Potential of High School Students, June 13, 2010
Saporta Report, by guest columnist Charisse M. Williams

Union’s First Posse Scholars Reach a Milestone, June 13, 2010
Union College Chronicle

Friendly High Senior Gets Full Ride to California School, June 10, 2010
The Gazette, by Natalie McGill

John Oliver Supports The Posse Foundation by Roasting It, May 27, 2010
NBC New York

Posse Graduation, May 27, 2010
Dickinson College

Irv Epstein Wins $600K from HHMI to Expand Science Posse, May 20, 2010
Brandeis Now

Mitchell to be Honored as a ‘Posse Star’, May 17, 2010
Bucknell University, by Julia Ferrante

DU Grads Urged to Make the World a Better Place, May 17, 2010
Newark Advocate, by Abby Roy

Denison University Commencement Address, May 16, 2010
CSPAN

Academic Programs Nurture Young Researcher, May 13, 2010
Post Bulletin, by Edie Grossfield

For Miami-Dade’s senior class, the time to choose a college draws near, April 20, 2010
The Miami Herald, by Laura Morales

Apocalipsis Rosario Wins $10K Davis Grant to Support Writing Project for Boston Teenagers, April 15, 2010
Bryn Mawr Now

Posse Partnership Helps Pay Price of Tuition for Incoming Students, April 15, 2010
Mount Holyoke News, by Sophie Heller

South Florida Network Helps Guide Young Leaders, April 12, 2010
The Miami Herald, by Kathleen McGrory

Three Leadership Experts Speak at UR, April 9, 2010
Richmond Times-Dispatch, by Katherine Calos

High Point High Senior’s Hard Work in School Pays Off in Full, April 8, 20210
The Gazette, by David Hill

New World School of the Arts Pioneers ‘Posse Foundation Scholars’ for Ivy League Universities, April 7, 2010
The Miami Herald

Scholarship Program Gets Portion of Obama Nobel Prize Money, March 17, 2010
ABC News

Prince George’s School Board Honors Students, Teachers, March 17, 2010
The Gazette, by Megan McKeever

How Obama Spent his $1.4 Million Nobel Peace Prize, March 11, 2010
Los Angeles Times

Obama Gives $1.4 Million in Nobel Prize Money to Charities, March 11, 2010
USA Today

HHMI’s Gilliam Fellowships Aim to Increase Diversity in the Sciences, March 9, 2010
HHMI Bulletin

Noble Street Students Earn the Most Chicago Posse Scholarships, February 28, 2010
Noble Street School

Retreat Addresses Issues of Race, February 26, 2010
The Colby Echo, by Allison Ehrenreich

Clinton Honors Community Leaders, February 18, 2010
Bronx News

Deborah Bial, President of Posse Foundation, to Speak at Founders Day, February 11, 2010 The Union College Chronicle

The Posse Foundation: A Gang of Scholars, February 11, 2010
The Bay State Banner

Crossroads for Kids Teen Nate W. Awarded Posse Scholarship, February 11, 2010
Crossroads for Kids

Posse Program Helps Under-served Students, January 29, 2010
The Tulane Hullabaloo, by Caitlin Conley

Rodriguez Awarded Posse Scholarship, January 26, 2010
The Eagle Tribune, by Christopher Smith

Two Blazers Named Posse Scholars, January 25, 2010
Silver Chips Online, Montgomery Blair High School, by Ava Wallace

Silver Spring Resident Receives Scholarship from Jesse Jackson, January 20, 2010
The Gazette

Mama and Paparazzi Converge on LA Awards Ceremony, January 14, 2010
The Huffington Post, by Sylvia Sukop

The Science of Science Education, January 3, 2010
Los Angeles Times, by Irving Epstein

Four Malden High Seniors Win Posse Foundation College Scholarships, December 29, 2009
The Boston Globe

Revolutionary Educators, December 21, 2009
Forbes, by Nicole Perlroth and Katy Finneran

McNair Scholars Represent Denison at IJAS Conference in Germany, December 17, 2009
Denison University News

Michael Ainslie Remains a Vital Force Long After His Retirement
November 24, 2009
Palm Beach Daily News, by Michele Dargan

College Students Find Support in Campus ‘Posses’, November 15, 2009
The New York Times, by Kathy Matheson, Associated Press

Group Says College ‘Posse’ Can Help Students Reach Potential, November 14, 2009
USA Today, by Kathy Matheson, Associated Press

Elite Schools Provide Full Scholarships for Dade Students, November 12, 2009
The Miami Herald, by Kathleen McGrory

Hamilton to Enroll Posse From Miami in 2010, November 2, 2009
Hamilton College News

Meet Your New Student Trustee, October 27, 2009
Denisonian, by Ally Klein

Kalamazoo College Improves Diversity: First Posse Scholars Start Classes Monday, September 19, 2009
Kalamazoo Gazette, by Paula M. Davis

Students To Join Penn’s Posse, July 16, 2009
The Daily Pennsylvanian, by Juliette Mullin

Jeronimo Maradiaga’s Journey, Summer 2009
Colby Magazine

New York’s Posse Foundation Connects Miami-Dade Students with College, July 9, 2009
The Miami Herald, by Kathleen McGrory

Penn to Partner with Posse Foundation, July 8, 2009
The Philadelphia Inquirer, by Kristen A. Graham

A Pipeline from Miami to UPenn, July 8, 2009
The New York Times, by Yolanne Almanzar

A Posse at Penn, July 8, 2009
Inside Higher Education, by Ben Eisen

Penn Becomes First Ivy to Partner with Posse Foundation, July 8, 2009
University of Pennsylvania News

From Lost to Lauded at College Graduation, May 24, 2009
Chicago Tribune, by Mary Schmich

Ex-shelter Teen is Bound for Boston University, May 22, 2009
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, by Ken Sugiura

Tim Ubben ’58 Honored as ‘Posse Star’ Along with Tiffany Schiffner ’02, May 20, 2009
DePauw University News

A Commencement for the Ages, May 18, 2009
Franklin & Marshall College News

F&M Fulbright scholar credits early mentoring for achievement, April 10, 2009
Lancaster Online, by Madelyn Pennino

Posse Scholar Wins Fulbright, April 2, 2009
The Diplomat, Franklin & Marshall College

A full ride to college, thanks to their ‘Posse’, March 11, 2009
The Gazette, by Amber Parcher

St. Mary’s Builds New Path to College, March 9, 2009
The Washington Post, by Jay Matthews

It’s an Honor Thing, January 2009
Bostonia, by Caleb Daniloff, video production by Robin Berghaus

Three Lynn students part of Posse, January 22, 2009
The Daily Item, by Dan Baer

Foundation to build on, January 14, 2009
The Boston Globe, by Yvonne Abraham

The Sky is the Limit, January 7, 2009
Extra, by Silvana Tabares

Changing the face of American leadership, January 5, 2009
Happy Cog Studios

Posse Program gives urban students money—and friendship…, December 25, 2008
The Plain Dealer, by Janet Okoben

Hansen: Student, Grinnell fuse their special treasures, December 25, 2008
Des Moines Register, by Marc Hansen

The Posse Foundation Creates Network of Leaders, December 2008
College Board Connection, by Deborah Bial

Wheaton grad named Marshall Scholar, November 14, 2008
Wheaton College News

The buddy system, August 3, 2008
Chicago Tribune, by Tom Hundley

Riding Into College with Your Posse, February 27, 2008
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, by Clarence V. Reynolds

5 Bronx students get scholarships, February 17, 2008
New York Daily News, by Carrie Melago

Posse scholarship pays for college, February 13, 2008
The Queens Courier, by Christina Santucci

Mattapan teen gets boost from Posse , January 13, 2008
The Boston Herald, by Michael Givens

Barack Obama mentions Posse in a Q&A with The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Campaign U.: Higher education and the 2008 candidates, November 12, 2007
The Chronicle of Higher Education, by Sara Hebel

Posse program makes Centre more diverse , October 11, 2007
Centre College News Archive

Alum Awarded MacArthur Award , September 28, 2007
Harvard Graduate School of Education Newsletter

CBS News Spotlights Lafayette’s Posse Scholars, May 4, 2007
Lafayette College News and Events

Posse Foundation ‘mutually beneficial’ , February 28, 2007
The Wheaton Wire, by Samantha Gluck

Deasy pushes competition for major scholarship , September 12, 2006
The Maryland Gazette, by Guy Leonard

Women Who Run With The Ideas , September, 2003
Oprah Magazine, by Brett Martin

Success from start to finish: first ‘Posse’ will graduate in May , April – June 2002, (page 4)
The Brandeis Reporter, by Marjorie Lyon

Posse: Transforming Leadership Culture , Summer 2001
Community Youth Development Journal, by Erika Smith

Power of the Posse , March 22, 2000
Education Week, by Julie Blair

In America; The ´A´ Teams , May 7, 1998
The New York Times, by Bob Herbert