News & Events

Winter 2018

Scholar Awarded Fellowship To Study In Buenos Aires

Before returning to Mount Holyoke College for her junior year, Scholar Andrea Hernandez spent the summer interning at Manos en Acción, a non-governmental organization in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Spring 2014

25th Anniversary Gala Raises More Than $3.6 Million

On Wednesday, May 21, 2014, The Posse Foundation held an elegant black-tie gala in celebration of 25 years of Posse Scholar success. More than 700 guests gathered at Cipriani Wall Street in downtown Manhattan and helped raise more than $3.6 million t

Spring 2014

Posse Celebrates 25 Years of Success

In 2014, The Posse Foundation celebrated 25 years of successfully connecting talented public high school students to top-tier colleges and universities around the country.

Spring 2014

Board Members Tim, Jeff Ubben Increase Total Giving to $50 Million

In a significant gesture of trust and belief in an organization with which they have been deeply involved, longstanding Posse board members Tim and Jeff Ubben pledged to increase their total giving to $50 million in honor of The Posse Foundation’s

Spring 2014

Posse Scholars Win Prestigious 2014 Truman Scholarships

​In recognition of their outstanding leadership and commitment to public service, Posse Scholars Rana Abdelhamid and Karimah Shabazz won prestigious scholarships from the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation.

Posse Miami Advisory Board Chair Peter E. Blacker, the executive vice president of digital media and emerging business for Telemundo Media.

Fall 2014

Telemundo EVP Advances Multiculturalism

As executive vice president of digital media and emerging business for NBCUniversal’s Telemundo Media, Peter E. Blacker has blazed a trail in multicultural media.

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