Posse News Archive

Posse Atlanta News Archive

Winter 2014

Atlanta Raises Over $230K at Annual Power of 10 Event

On October 30, 2013, nearly 200 guests joined Posse Atlanta at the stunning Mandarin Oriental for the annual Power of 10 fundraiser. The festive evening honored Misty Skedgell of Turner Broadcasting System, featured music by Unknown Lyric, and included remarks from Posse alumna Jasmine Verreen. Read More

Winter 2014

Syracuse Scholar Named “Freshman of the Year”

Syracuse University Scholar Mignon Farnet, who is a double major in accounting and supply chain management, was named Freshman of the Year by the Whitman School of Management. Read More

Winter 2014

Summer Leadership Awards Send Wooster Scholars Abroad

Two Scholars from The College of Wooster, seniors Shakera Blackmon and Tracy Jackson, explored life and culture in other parts of the world through unique summer internships supported by Posse Summer Leadership Award grants. Read More

Fall 2013

BU Scholar Wins Fulbright Scholarship

Vanja Pantic, a recent graduate of Boston University, is the first Scholar from Atlanta to win a Fulbright Scholarship. Read More

Fall 2013

Bank of America Invests in Posse Atlanta

Posse Atlanta is privileged to partner with Bank of America and affiliates such as Merrill Lynch. Read More

Fall 2013

Scholars Shadow Leading Law, Consulting, Arts Professionals

This summer, Posse Scholars were exposed to exciting careers in law, consulting and the arts thanks to job shadow days at Jones Day, Accenture and The Woodruff Arts Center Read More

Summer 2013

Inaugural Posse Atlanta Golf Outing Raises $84,000

On June 10, Posse Atlanta held its inaugural Golf Outing at East Lake Golf Club.Over 80 golfers assembled at the historic course for 18 holes of golf, lunch, an evening cocktail reception, and full access to East Lake’s amenities. Read More

Summer 2013

Syracuse Scholars Prepare to Pay It Forward

This summer, first-year Syracuse Posse Scholars Jacob Friesen Grant, Paige Banks and Alexandria “Alex” Pritchett will be interning in Atlanta with Career Program partner Breakthrough Collaborative, an academic preparation program for underserved students that also trains strong high school and college students as teachers. Read More

Summer 2013

Bard Graduate Selected As Baccalaureate Speaker

Brandon LaBord, a member of Atlanta’s first Posse from Bard College, was selected by the senior class committee to be the 2013 baccalaureate speaker in recognition of his positive influence on Bard’s campus community. Read More

Summer 2013

Brandeis Posse to Spend Junior Year Abroad

During the 2013-2014 academic year, eight third-year Scholars from Posse Atlanta’s first Brandeis Posse will study abroad, immersing themselves in other cultures to become more informed global citizens. These Scholars will travel to Amsterdam, Argentina, Bolivia, Denmark, England, Ghana, India and New Zealand to study communications, culture, art and politics. 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