Posse News Archive

Posse Atlanta News Archive

Winter 2015

Travelers Hosts Scholars for Job Shadow Day

​The Travelers Companies, one of the nation’s largest insurance providers, hosted Scholars for Posse Atlanta’s annual Job Shadow Day. Read More

Fall 2014

Annual Golf Outing Raises Close to $100,000 for Posse Atlanta

​On June 2, 2014, Posse Atlanta’s second annual Golf Outing at the renowned East Lake Golf Club raised close to $100,000. Read More

Fall 2014

BU Scholar Promoted to Campus News Editor

​Boston University Scholar Drew Schwartz immersed himself in his campus community through journalism, his chosen major. Read More

Fall 2014

Scholars Participate in Harvard University Summer Program

​This summer, three Posse Atlanta Scholars participated in Harvard University’s Summer Venture in Management Program. Read More

Summer 2014

Posse Atlanta Scholars Win Prestigious Honors

Marcel Baugh, Karimah Shabazz and Tori Gilbeau are the first from Posse Atlanta to earn a Posse Graduate School Fellowship, a Truman Scholarship, and the honor of being Boston University’s student commencement speaker, respectively. Read More

Summer 2014

Annual Breakfast Recognizes Atlanta Funders

Posse Atlanta held its second annual Breakfast With Posse event to recognize the contributions of Atlanta’s philanthropic community. Read More

Summer 2014

Deloitte Supports Atlanta Scholars

Deloitte, a Big Four professional services firm, is a dedicated partner of The Posse Foundation. Read More

Spring 2014

Coca-Cola Foundation Awards $100K to Fund Pre-Collegiate Training Program

​The Coca-Cola Foundation recently awarded Posse Atlanta a five-year grant of $100,000 for its Pre-Collegiate Training (PCT) Program. This funding will support Scholars as they hone skills related to team-building, cross-cultural communication, academic excellence and campus leadership prior to matriculating on campus. Read More

Spring 2014

College of Wooster Senior to Join Teach For America

​Deja Moss, a senior history major and African studies minor at The College of Wooster, will join the 2014 Teach For America cohort in North Carolina to teach middle school social studies. Read More

Spring 2014

Chick-fil-A Hosts Career Conference for Atlanta Scholars

​In January, Posse Atlanta’s annual Winter Career Conference was hosted by Chick-fil-A at their corporate headquarters in Atlanta. More than 80 Scholars attended the conference, a record turnout, to participate in professional development workshops and network with accomplished business leaders. 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