Posse News Archive

Posse D.C. News Archive

Summer 2017

Posse D.C. Celebrates Graduates at 2017 Alumni Induction

​Posse D.C. welcomed its 2017 college graduates into the Posse Alumni Network this past June at the offices of Mayer Brown LLP, a Career Program partner and comprehensive supporter. Fellow alumni, current Scholars, families and other members of the community celebrated the new alumni at the annual event. Read More

Summer 2017

Posse D.C. Welcomes CNN’s Joe Johns and Corporate Leaders

​This past May, Posse D.C. held a corporate breakfast featuring CNN senior Washington correspondent Joe Johns. More than 50 guests engaged in a thought-provoking discussion on how media and politics are impacting America’s diverse youth. Read More

Spring 2017

Posse D.C. Awards Ceremony Honors 52 Young Leaders

​On January 4, more than 600 people filled the historic Lincoln Theatre to welcome 52 new Scholars at the 13th annual Posse D.C. Awards Ceremony. Read More

Spring 2017

D.C. Scholars Lead Student Government at Grinnell

​Posse D.C. is proud to have two Scholars recently elected to lead the Student Government Association at Grinnell College. Read More

Winter 2017

D.C. Scholars Reap Benefits of Funded Summer Internships

​In 2016, 10 Posse D.C. Scholars received the Posse Summer Leadership Award (PSLA), which provides important funding for summer internship opportunities. Read More

Winter 2017

Power of 10 Event Honors Pepco VP, Raises Close to $200K

​In October 2016, Posse D.C. hosted its ninth annual Power of 10 fundraiser at the JW Marriott in Washington, D.C. Read More

Fall 2016

2016 Graduates Join Posse Alumni Network

Posse D.C. welcomed its 2016 college graduates into the Posse Alumni Network in June at the offices of Hogan Lovells LLP in Washington, D.C. Read More

Fall 2016

​D.C. Scholars Win Prestigious Fellowships

This year, a number of Posse D.C. Scholars have been awarded highly competitive fellowships for independent study, national and global service, and teaching assistantships. Read More

Spring 2016

Awards Ceremony Honors 61 D.C.-Area Youth Leaders

​In January, 700 people filled the historic Lincoln Theatre to welcome 61 new Scholars who were awarded more than $10 million in four-year, full-tuition merit scholarships. Read More

Spring 2016

Scholars Explore Government, Grad School, STEM Opportunities

​To help Scholars position themselves for leadership in the workforce, Posse D.C. organized three interactive professional development workshops during winter break. Read More

D.C. Advisory Board

Donella P. Brockington, Chair

Odinakachi Anyanwu
Mark Carlson
Eli Cohen
Wesley Combs
William E. Cook Jr.
John Gilkes
David B. Harrison
Holly Hassett
Walter Lohmann
Sarah Martinez Roth
James Owen Mathews
Thomas W. Rabaut
Lydia W. Thomas, Ph.D.
Jeff Wood

Tamara Wilds Lawson, Director

D.C. Partner Colleges + Universities

Bucknell University
Grinnell College
Lafayette College
Sewanee: The University of the South
University of Rochester
University of Wisconsin-Madison