Posse News Archive

Posse Los Angeles News Archive

Fall 2016

​Dodgers Foundation Supports Los Angeles Scholars

Posse Scholars in pre-collegiate training attended a Dodgers game this summer thanks to the support of the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation (LADF), which also awarded Posse Los Angeles a $5,000 grant. Read More

Spring 2016

Posse Los Angeles Welcomes 90 Outstanding New Scholars

​In January, Posse Los Angeles welcomed 90 new Scholars from the Greater Los Angeles, who were awarded $16.9 million in four-year, full-tuition leadership scholarships from Posse’s partner colleges and universities. Read More

Spring 2016

Dickinson Scholar Earns Distinction at California State Capitol

Newly-selected Dickinson College Scholar ​Zoe Kiefreider and her team earned “Delegation of Distinction” at the annual Model Legislature & Court at the State Capitol, an honor awarded to the top 20 delegations of the 90 participating. Read More

Fall 2015

Alum Helps Secure Donation from Mayor Riordan

​Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, a long-time Posse supporter and 2011 Power of 10 honoree, made a $14,000 gift to Posse Los Angeles on the unanimous recommendation of a student committee at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Claremont McKenna College Posse alumnus Elias Rangel was a member of the committee. Read More

Fall 2015

Third Annual Casino Night Raises Close to $18K

​The third annual Posse Los Angeles Casino Night raised nearly $18,000 to support Posse Scholars during a festive night of casino-style games with exciting prizes at CBS Studio’s scenic lot in Studio City. Read More

Fall 2015

Internship Celebration Recognizes Scholars’ Hard Work

​In August, more than 70 guests gathered at the Posse Los Angeles office to celebrate the hard work of Scholars who secured meaningful summer opportunities such as researching, volunteering or interning. Read More

Summer 2015

Pre-Collegiate Training Prepares Scholars for Leadership, Academic Success

​During Pre-Collegiate Training, new Scholars explore what it means to be change agents, develop team building and cross-cultural communication skills, and hone their academic skills. Read More

Summer 2015

Deloitte Impact Day Kicks off Summer Career Events

​More than 30 Posse Los Angeles Scholars and alumni attended Deloitte Impact Day, a national service event organized by the national Career Program partner. Read More

Spring 2015

Scholar Wins Grinnell College Community Engagement Award

​Yesenia Ayala, a first-year Scholar at Grinnell College, recently won an extremely competitive award given to only three students on campus who show the ability to make Grinnell, along with the Iowa community as a whole, a better place. Read More

Spring 2015

Berkeley Scholar Examines Youth Culture, Rural Development in Honduras

Rajan Hoyle researched youth perceptions of Garifuna communities of Honduras and presented his findings to peers and faculty at Berkeley. Read More

Los Angeles Advisory Board

James Wilcox, Chair

Eric Beckman
Lorenz Cisne
Jim Evans
Susan Goldsmith
Lee Hutter
Linda Jahnke
Jonathan Larsen
T’Shaka Lee
Russell P. Levine
Jamal Matthews
Joseph Mazza
Sandra Lee Montgomery
Ty Ondatje
Bill Pisani
Eric Schiffer
Greg Sinaiko
Rajneesh Vig
Jim Vincent

Tamara Y. Craver, Director

Los Angeles Partner Colleges + Universities

Bucknell University
Dickinson College
Grinnell College
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Kalamazoo College
Middlebury College
Northwestern University
Pepperdine University
Syracuse University
Tulane University
University of California, Berkeley
University of Wisconsin-Madison