Posse News Archive

Posse Chicago News Archive

Fall 2017

Posse Chicago Alums Give Back

​Posse Chicago’s professional development alumni committee provides dynamic opportunities for alums to give back to their peers. Read More

Summer 2017

First Posses Graduate from Agnes Scott and Cornell

​In May, both Agnes Scott College and Cornell University graduated their first Posses from Chicago. Read More

Summer 2017

Wisconsin Alumnus Pursues Law at Case Western Reserve

​Daniel Dallas, a University of Wisconsin-Madison Posse alumnus and a member of the school’s 10th Posse from Chicago, has begun classes at Case Western Reserve University Law School as a Odette Wurzburger Health Law Scholar. Read More

Summer 2017

DePauw Scholar Studies Public Health At Harvard

​Peter Gorman, a senior at DePauw University, attended the prestigious Fostering Advancement & Careers through Enrichment Training in Science (FACETS) program at Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health this summer. Read More

Spring 2017

Connecticut College Scholar Embraces Campus During First Year

​Andre Thomas (A.T) enrolled at Connecticut College in the fall of 2016 and quickly became an exceptionally active member of the campus community. Read More

Spring 2017

Posse Chicago Welcomes New Leadership Council Members

​Posse Chicago is thrilled to announce the addition of Norma Autry, Marie Ciavarella and Chaka Patterson to its leadership council, a group of civic-minded professionals aligned with Posse’s mission and vision. Read More

Spring 2017

UW-Madison Scholars Succeed in Agricultural Sciences

​Abby Cantania, a junior agricultural business management major, and Debbie Machuca, a freshman dairy sciences major, have both found their passion within the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, a unique space for the two Scholars from Chicago. Read More

Winter 2017

Trinity Alum Directs Diversity & Inclusion at U. of New Haven

​Juan Hernandez, a 2013 graduate of Trinity College, is the new director of diversity and inclusion at the University of New Haven. Read More

Winter 2017

Michigan Welcomes First STEM Posse

​The University of Michigan’s first STEM Posse—seven young women and three young men who will each pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering and math—matriculated this fall. Read More

Winter 2017

Power of 10 Event Honors Allstate, Raises Close to $450K

​In October, more than 300 guests attended Posse Chicago’s 11th annual Power of 10 event at the Chicago Cultural Center, raising nearly $450,000 for the program. Read More

Chicago Advisory Board

Jonathan W. Thayer, Chair

Rod Adams
Robert G. Byron
Kathleen Cantillon
Celeste Center
Sarah Cuthill
Gil de las Alas
Michael C. Ford
Patricia Wilson Fridley
Laura Garciduenas
Andrew A. Johnson
Geraldine Keefe
Richie Marrero
Richard Metzler
Julie Parsons
Jim Pigott
Peter Saravis
Hon. Amy J. St. Eve
Edward T. Swan
Diane Swonk
Mark Taylor

Jennifer Tani, Director

Chicago Partner Colleges + Universities

Agnes Scott College
Connecticut College
Cornell University
Denison University
DePauw University
Middlebury College
Oberlin College
Pomona College
St. Olaf College
Trinity College
University of Michigan
University of Wisconsin-Madison