Posse News Archive

Posse Bay Area News Archive

Fall 2017

Scholar Excels at U. Puget Sound

Priyanki Vora, a sophomore and member of the first Posse at the University of Puget Sound, has taken her campus by storm. Read More

Fall 2017

Scholars Took the Field for Summer Olympics

Posse Bay Area hosted its second annual Summer Olympics at Balboa Park in San Francisco. The event was attended by nearly 40 Posse Scholars, family and friends, Posse alumni and staff. Read More

Spring 2017

Posse Bay Area Welcomes Newest Class of Scholars

​Posse Bay Area kicked off 2017 with the inauguration of 21 young leaders from Bay Area high schools at an awards ceremony in the heart of San Francisco. Read More

Spring 2017

Bay Area Scholars Begin Pre-Collegiate Training

​In preparation for their matriculation to college this fall, Posse Bay Area’s newest Scholars have begun Pre-Collegiate Training (PCT). Read More

Fall 2016

​Academic Immersion Helps Prepare Scholars to Succeed

Part of Posse’s eight-month Pre-Collegiate Training program, Academic Immersion Day offers Scholars a preview of college academic life and helps them feel more prepared for the transition from high school. Read More

Fall 2016

​Puget Sound Scholar Researches at California Academy of Sciences

Mauricio Mendez partnered with a senior microbiologist to study infectious diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans. Read More

Spring 2016

Illinois Wes. Signs On, BU Doubles Partnership

​Illinois Wesleyan University will recruit its first Posse from New Orleans this fall, and Boston University, already recruiting from Atlanta, will select its first Posse from the Bay Area. Read More

Spring 2016

​10 College Scholarships Awarded at Bay Area Ceremony

Ten incredible high school seniors—the first Posse Scholars selected from the Bay Area—received four-year, full-tuition college scholarships from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. Read More

Spring 2016

Puget Sound Scholar Sings at San Francisco Showcase

​New Scholar Simone Moore, a senior at Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts, performed at a showcase for classically trained vocalists at St. Aidan’s Church in February. Read More

Summer 2015

10th Posse Chapter Opens in San Francisco Bay Area

​In April, Posse commemorated the launch of its 10th chapter, Posse Bay Area, with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by Posse Board Chair Jeff Ubben. Read More

Bay Area Advisory Board

Michael Beckwith, Chair

Ryan Birtwell
David Bonnette
Tony Brenner
Louis Chang
Patrick Fu
David Korol
Deborah Messemer
Jon Meyer
Adedotun Odewale
Kristin Resnansky
Ashish Shah
Riaz Taplin
Briana Zelaya

Farah Elakhaoui, Director

Bay Area Partner Colleges + Universities

Boston University
Lehigh University
University of Puget Sound