Michelle Obama, April 2021.
Michelle Obama, April 2021.

News & Events

Spring 2021

Announcing Posse Arts: Michelle Obama Celebrates New Posse Collaboration with Lin-Manuel Miranda

The Posse Foundation has launched a new arts initiative in partnership with Lin-Manuel Miranda and the Miranda Family Fund, with CalArts as the first institutional partner. Former First Lady Michelle Obama announced the program at a virtual panel hosted by Lin-Manuel Miranda in honor of his upcoming film "In the Heights."


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

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 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.

Denison alumna Beza Ayalew is a public health practice and policy fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Spring 2014

Denison Alum Wins Prestigious CDC Fellowship

Beza Ayalew, previously a McNair Scholar and a Fulbright Scholarship recipient, is now an APTR public health practice and policy fellow at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.

Spring 2014

Vanderbilt’s 25th Posse Preparing to Lead

​This fall, the 25th Posse from New York City will matriculate at Vanderbilt University—Posse’s first institutional partner, which adopted the untested program in 1989. The newest class of Vanderbilt Scholars will join a rich tradition of leade

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.

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