Posse News Archive

Posse Chicago News Archive

Fall 2015

Summer Internship Celebration Hosted by Exelon

Posse Chicago's annual Internship Celebration, which was generously sponsored by Exelon Corporation, honored the accomplishments of Scholars whose summer internships with Posse Career Program partners provided invaluable professional development opportunities. Read More

Fall 2015

Boeing Vice President Joins Advisory Board

Michael C. Ford is the newest member of the Posse Chicago Advisory Board. He is the vice president of global diversity & inclusion at Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company. Read More

Summer 2015

Largest Cohort of Chicago Scholars Graduates from College

This year, nearly 100 Scholars from Chicago graduated from top colleges and universities, joining a national Posse Alumni Network of thousands. Read More

Summer 2015

Trinity Alumna Heads to the White House

​Trinity College Posse alumna Karla Mardueno spent her first summer as a college graduate interning at the White House for the Office of the First Lady. Read More

Summer 2015

Chicago Golf Outing Raises Over $280K for Scholars

​The 11th annual Posse Chicago Golf Outing, held at Skokie Country Club, drew more than 130 golfers and raised more than $280,000. Read More

Spring 2015

111 Young Leaders from Chicago Earn Posse Scholarships

Posse Chicago honored 111 young leaders who collectively won more than $19 million in leadership scholarships to 11 top-tier colleges and universities across the country. Read More

Spring 2015

Trinity Scholar Proposes Bike Lane System to Hartford City Council

​Alex Perez, a sophomore at Trinity College majoring in sociology and urban studies, developed a proposal to make the city of Hartford, Connecticut, more bike friendly. Read More

Spring 2015

Alumni Reform Public Education at University of Chicago Charter School

​Pomona College Posse alumnus Alix Coupet and DePauw University Posse alumnus Landon Jones have spent the past two years working at the University of Chicago Charter School, an initiative of the Urban Education Institute (UEI) tasked with creating “knowledge to produce reliably excellent urban schooling.” Read More

Spring 2015

Deloitte Principal Joins Chicago Advisory Board

​Sarah Cuthill, a principal in global employer services at Deloitte, was inspired by Posse's impact across the country and wanted to join the movement in Chicago. Read More

Spring 2015

University of Michigan Becomes Posse Partner

​The University of Michigan is the latest top institution to partner with The Posse Foundation’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program. In 2016, the renowned public university will admit its first Posse from Chicago, Illinois. 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