Posse News Archive

Posse Atlanta News Archive

Fall 2015

Corporate Volunteers Help Select Next Class of Scholars

Employees from corporate partners including Travelers, Alston & Bird and Accenture volunteered during Posse’s 2015 Dynamic Assessment Process (DAP). In addition, Bank of America and Georgia Power Company generously donated space for the first step in the Posse selection process. Read More

Fall 2015

Atlanta Welcomes New Advisory Board Members

Angela Payne James and Beth Lowry bring a range of experiences and interests and a passion for education and youth leadership development. Read More

Summer 2015

Brandeis Graduates First Posse from Atlanta

The Scholars of Atlanta’s first Brandeis Posse collectively worked to raise consciousness on campus regarding social issues, especially relating to the experiences of students of color. Read More

Summer 2015

Atlanta Scholars Participate in Summer Internships

​This summer Posse Atlanta Scholars took their successes from the classroom to the workforce to engage in exciting internship opportunities. Read More

Summer 2015

Third Annual Golf Outing Draws Supporters, Alumni

On June 15, Posse Atlanta raised nearly $90,000 at its third annual Golf Outing at Atlanta National Golf Club. Read More

Spring 2015

61 Atlanta High School Students Awarded $10 Million in Posse Scholarships

Posse Atlanta’s eighth annual Awards Ceremony welcomed 61 new Scholars to the organization. Among these additions to the Posse community are presidents and founders of clubs, athletes, musicians, top academic performers and national award winners. Read More

Spring 2015

Winter Career Day Draws Record Attendance

The event, sponsored by the Georgia Power Foundation, drew more than 125 Scholars who networked with more than 20 professionals. Read More

Spring 2015

Chick-fil-A Foundation Names Posse Atlanta a “True Inspiration”

Posse Atlanta is honored to be recognized for its leadership programming with one of the Chick-fil-A Foundation’s inaugural True Inspiration Awards, which includes a $50,000 grant. Read More

Winter 2015

Posse Atlanta Honors Georgia-Pacific at Power of 10

​Posse Atlanta celebrated its sixth annual Power of 10 in October 2014 to honor leading paper and pulp manufacturer Georgia-Pacific, including remarks from the company’s president and CEO, Jim Hannan. Read More

Winter 2015

Brandeis Scholar Facilitates Campus Vigil, Town Hall Meeting

​In the wake of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, Brandeis University asked sophomore Justin Cates to co-lead an administrative council and help spearhead the planning for a campus vigil and town hall meeting. Read More

Atlanta Advisory Board

Jeff Abbott, Chair

Jason T. Connor
Tamika Curry Smith
Ollie McCoy
Jovita Moore
Jonathan Parris
Mike Passilla
Alisha Penick
Carl E. Peoples
Alexis M. Roe
Rosemarie A. Thurston
Victoria Wilson

Zenith N. Houston, Director

Atlanta Partner Colleges + Universities

Bard College
Boston University
Brandeis University
The College of Wooster
The George Washington University
Syracuse University
Texas A&M University