Posse News Archive

Posse New Orleans News Archive

Fall 2017

New Orleans Alumnus to Teach in Italy on Fulbright

​This October, Posse alumnus Gabe Rodriguez will begin his Fulbright Fellowship in southern Italy as part of a nine-month program teaching high school English. Read More

Fall 2017

Grinnell Scholar Earns Mellon Mays Fellowship

​Grinnell Posse Scholar and junior Bailey Bagneris has earned the prestigious Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) for the two academic years that run from fall 2017 to spring 2019. Read More

Summer 2017

Posse New Orleans Hosts Alumni Induction

​This past June, Posse New Orleans celebrated the graduation of Posse Scholars from Bard College and Tulane University at the second annual Alumni Induction at Casa Borrega. The event was co-sponsored by Entergy and Casa Borrega. Read More

Spring 2017

Awards Ceremony Celebrates Largest Cohort of New Orleans Scholars

​On January 4, almost 250 guests, including family, friends, alumni, and university officials, joined Posse at the Peoples Health Jazz Market to honor 40 new Scholars from New Orleans. Read More

Spring 2017

New Orleans Scholars Earn Ideas42 Fellowships

New Orleans Posse Scholars Elise Moore and Eva Frishberg have each earned a prestigious fellowship to work with Ideas42, a non-profit behavioral economics consulting firm. Read More

Winter 2017

Bard Alumna Earns Humanity in Action Fellowship

​This summer, Angie Del Arca, a member of Bard College’s first graduating Posse from New Orleans, gained valuable experience as a Humanity in Action (HIA) Fellow. Read More

Winter 2017

Propeller Joins Posse New Orleans as Newest Career Partner

​Propeller, a nonprofit organization that helps launch social ventures to address local challenges, has become Posse New Orleans’ newest Career Program partner. Read More

Winter 2017

Summer Research Opportunity Points Tulane Scholar to Ph.D. Path

​Last summer, Tulane University Posse Scholar Micquel Downs, then a junior, contributed to biochemical research at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Read More

Fall 2016

First New Orleans Posses Graduate from College

​In June, Posse New Orleans celebrated its first graduating class of Scholars at Alumni Induction. Graduates from Bard College and Tulane University were welcomed into the national Posse Alumni Network. Read More

Fall 2016

​Tulane Scholar Named Presidential Fellow

Scholar Kayla Jackson was named a Presidential Fellow at Tulane University. She will study strategies to improve campus diversity through admissions and recruiting, and research programs and initiatives that can be quickly implemented. Read More

New Orleans Advisory Board

Scott Cowen, Chair

Anne Baños
Kim M. Boyle
Emily Cardinas
Ludovico Feoli, Ph.D.
Stephanie Feoli
Jill Glazer
Jeffrey Goldring
William H. Hines
Angel King Johnson
Nic Perkin
Michael O. Read
Hugh C. Riddleberger
Rick Rizzo
Don Vinci

Monica Sylvain, Director

New Orleans Partner Colleges + Universities

Bard College
Case Western University
Grinnell College
Illinois Wesleyan University
Tulane University
University of Notre Dame