Posse News Archive

Posse Atlanta News Archive

Winter 2017

Atlanta Scholars and Alumni Seize Opportunities Abroad

​In 2016, more than 70 Posse Atlanta Scholars held a variety of competitive internships and research positions not only in Georgia but around the country and abroad. Read More

Fall 2016

Annual Golf Outing Hosts Top Companies, Raises $84,000

Posse Atlanta held its fourth annual Golf Outing at Atlanta National Golf Club, co-chaired by King & Spalding Partner Paul Murphy and Tanger Consulting CEO Chel Tanger. Read More

Fall 2016

Brandeis Scholar Earns Two White House Invitations

Shortly after receiving an initial invitation to participate in the White House Science Fair in April, Nicole O’Dell was one of a few outstanding young women scientists and engineers to exhibit their award-winning science projects at the White House’s inaugural The United State of Women Summit in June. Read More

Fall 2016

150 Atlanta Scholars Attend Summer Career Week

​Posse Atlanta’s second annual Career Week exposed Scholars to diverse career paths and provided them opportunities to build their professional skills. Read More

Spring 2016

Scholar Leads as TAMU Senator, Club President

Josh Lewis, who will be a senior this fall at Texas A&M University, is a student senator, president of the Black Student Alliance Council, an ambassador for the Department of Multicultural Services, and marketing director for Aggies United. Read More

Spring 2016

New Scholars Awarded Scholarships from Top Colleges, Universities

Six new Posses, including the first for The George Washington University, were welcomed by an audience of 500 parents, teachers, community leaders and supporters. Read More

Spring 2016

Scholars, Alumni, Partners Convene for Winter Career Day

More than 130 Scholars, alumni, presenters and panelists gathered at Chick-fil-A’s headquarters in Atlanta for a dynamic day of workshops and leadership forums. Read More

Spring 2016

Bank of America Georgia President Honored at Power of 10

Posse Atlanta's Power of 10 event recognized Geri Thomas, Bank of America's recently retired chief diversity officer and president of Bank of America Georgia, and raised more $175,000 to support Posse Scholars. Read More

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

BU Scholars Selected for Campus Leadership Honor Society

Two Boston University Scholars were initiated into the Scarlet Key Honor Society in recognition of their contributions to the campus community. Issa Kenyatta and Bezawit Begosew are the first Posse Scholars to receive this honor. Read More

Atlanta Advisory Board

Jeff Abbott, Chair

Jason T. Connor
Tamika Curry Smith
Ollie McCoy
Jovita Moore
Jonathan Parris
Mike Passilla
Alisha Penick
Carl E. Peoples
Alexis M. Roe
Rosemarie A. Thurston
Victoria Wilson

Zenith N. Houston, Director

Atlanta Partner Colleges + Universities

Bard College
Boston University
Brandeis University
The College of Wooster
The George Washington University
Syracuse University
Texas A&M University