Posse News Archive

Posse Atlanta News Archive

Spring 2015

Winter Career Day Draws Record Attendance

The event, sponsored by the Georgia Power Foundation, drew more than 125 Scholars who networked with more than 20 professionals. Read More

Spring 2015

Chick-fil-A Foundation Names Posse Atlanta a “True Inspiration”

Posse Atlanta is honored to be recognized for its leadership programming with one of the Chick-fil-A Foundation’s inaugural True Inspiration Awards, which includes a $50,000 grant. Read More

Winter 2015

Posse Atlanta Honors Georgia-Pacific at Power of 10

​Posse Atlanta celebrated its sixth annual Power of 10 in October 2014 to honor leading paper and pulp manufacturer Georgia-Pacific, including remarks from the company’s president and CEO, Jim Hannan. Read More

Winter 2015

Brandeis Scholar Facilitates Campus Vigil, Town Hall Meeting

​In the wake of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, Brandeis University asked sophomore Justin Cates to co-lead an administrative council and help spearhead the planning for a campus vigil and town hall meeting. Read More

Winter 2015

Travelers Hosts Scholars for Job Shadow Day

​The Travelers Companies, one of the nation’s largest insurance providers, hosted Scholars for Posse Atlanta’s annual Job Shadow Day. Read More

Fall 2014

Annual Golf Outing Raises Close to $100,000 for Posse Atlanta

​On June 2, 2014, Posse Atlanta’s second annual Golf Outing at the renowned East Lake Golf Club raised close to $100,000. Read More

Fall 2014

BU Scholar Promoted to Campus News Editor

​Boston University Scholar Drew Schwartz immersed himself in his campus community through journalism, his chosen major. Read More

Fall 2014

Scholars Participate in Harvard University Summer Program

​This summer, three Posse Atlanta Scholars participated in Harvard University’s Summer Venture in Management Program. Read More

Summer 2014

Posse Atlanta Scholars Win Prestigious Honors

Marcel Baugh, Karimah Shabazz and Tori Gilbeau are the first from Posse Atlanta to earn a Posse Graduate School Fellowship, a Truman Scholarship, and the honor of being Boston University’s student commencement speaker, respectively. Read More

Summer 2014

Annual Breakfast Recognizes Atlanta Funders

Posse Atlanta held its second annual Breakfast With Posse event to recognize the contributions of Atlanta’s philanthropic community. 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