Posse is evolving to meet the needs of our community during the crisis.
Posse is evolving to meet the needs of our community during the crisis.

News & Events

Spring 2020

A message from Posse President + Founder Deborah Bial

The Posse Foundation remains committed to delivering its program and supporting its Scholars during the COVID-19 crisis.


Center: Michael Ainslie, the chair emeritus of the Posse National Board of Directors, and Nadia Marie Sasso, winner of the 2013 Ainslie Alumni Achievement Award.

Fall 2013

Bucknell Alumna Wins Ainslie Achievement Award

Nadia Marie Sasso, a graduate of Bucknell University, is the 2013 recipient of the Ainslie Alumni Achievement Award. During the annual National Posse Alumni Leadership Conference held in New York City this past August, Nadia was honored for her commitment to social responsibility and her ability to inspire others.

Vanderbilt University Trustee Eugene Shanks, a founding member of The Posse Foundation National Board of Directors.

Fall 2013

Vanderbilt Trustee Supports Diverse Leaders

As a trustee of Vanderbilt University with a respected 30-year career in finance, Posse National Board of Directors founding member Eugene “Gene” Shanks, Jr. is keenly aware of the importance of educational opportunity and the value of diversity.

DePauw University Posse alumnus Dallas Madlock.

Fall 2013

In Memoriam

The Posse Foundation is deeply saddened by the loss of two members of the Posse family, alumnus Dallas Madlock and Scholar Dareon Cartman.

Posse will partner with PBS for American Graduate Day.

Fall 2013

Posse Partners with PBS for Broadcast

The Posse Foundation was selected to take part in American Graduate Day with a segment airing on PBS (Channel 13 in NYC) on September 28, 2013, at 6 p.m. EST.

Bruno Mars performed at Posse's Annual Gala, An Evening of Stars.

Summer 2013

Bruno Mars Performs at Annual Posse Gala

On May 22, singing sensation Bruno Mars took the stage at Cipriani Wall Street in downtown Manhattan, offering an energetic benefit concert that packed the dance floor as part of The Posse Foundation’s Annual Gala, <i>An Evening of Stars</i>.

Summer 2013

Scholars Win Competitive Post-College Fellowships

This year, 34 Scholars from across the country were awarded 37 prestigious national fellowships for graduate-level research, independent study, teaching assistantships and international study.

Summer 2013

Alum Wins Fellowship, Founds Detroit Youth Program

When Brentt Baltimore graduated from Claremont McKenna College in 2010, he had a coveted analyst position at Credit Suisse in Los Angeles, California. But, after two years of long hours, he wondered what else he might accomplish with his degree in finance and economics.

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