Posse News Archive

Posse Chicago News Archive

Spring 2013

Posse Chicago Selects Its Largest Class of Scholars

Posse Chicago welcomed over 500 guests to the annual Awards Ceremony in January to celebrate the addition of 112 young leaders to the Posse family. Read More

Spring 2013

Winter Career Day Hosted by Kirkland & Ellis

On January 4, Posse Chicago held its annual Winter Career Day with a full program of career development workshops, mock interviews and a Career Fair in which close to 30 Posse Career Program partners participated. Read More

Spring 2013

Alumnus Named to Crain’s “20 in their 20s”

First recognized by Bank of America last fall for his philanthropic contributions in Chicago, alumnus Kareem Edwards’ (DePauw Posse 7) contributions as a young professional have now earned him a spot on Crain’s inaugural "20 in Their 20s"—a list of 20-somethings who are outstanding in their respective fields and integral to the next generation of Chicago’s leadership. Read More

Spring 2013

Carleton Scholar Accepted to Prestigious National Theater Institute

Carleton College senior Jessica Morrison was one of only 31 students selected nationwide for the fall 2012 semester at the prestigious National Theater Institute (NTI), housed at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Connecticut. Read More

Winter 2013

Power of 10 Event Honors Mabie Family

In October, nearly 300 guests celebrated Posse’s young leaders at Posse Chicago’s seventh annual Power of 10 fundraiser at the Chicago Cultural Center. The event raised more than $280,000 and honored the Mabie family for their commitment to education and youth in the city of Chicago. Read More

Winter 2013

PwC Invests in Career Development for Posse Scholars

PwC, a big-four multinational professional services firm and Posse Career Program partner, is committed to providing Scholars with valuable career development opportunities. Read More

Winter 2013

Pomona Scholar Charts Path to Career in Organic Chemistry

Marvin Vega, a senior chemistry major at Pomona College, is conducting unique research within the college’s organic chemistry department to synthesize elements of organic compounds that can be used as antibiotics. Read More

Winter 2013

Kirkland & Ellis Partner Joins Chicago Advisory Board

Ted Swan, a partner at the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and a longtime supporter of education organizations throughout Chicago, recently joined the Posse Chicago Advisory Board. Read More

Winter 2013

Advisory Board Member Mentors Scholars

Kate Norris, a private client advisor at HUB International with 15 years of industry experience, is passionate about providing quality education to young people. Read More

Chicago Advisory Board

Jonathan W. Thayer, Chair

Rod Adams
Robert G. Byron
Kathleen Cantillon
Celeste Center
Sarah Cuthill
Gil de las Alas
Michael C. Ford
Patricia Wilson Fridley
Laura Garciduenas
Andrew A. Johnson
Geraldine Keefe
Richie Marrero
Richard Metzler
Julie Parsons
Jim Pigott
Peter Saravis
Hon. Amy J. St. Eve
Edward T. Swan
Diane Swonk
Mark Taylor

Jennifer Tani, Director

Chicago Partner Colleges + Universities

Agnes Scott College
Connecticut College
Cornell University
Denison University
DePauw University
Middlebury College
Oberlin College
Pomona College
St. Olaf College
Trinity College
University of Michigan
University of Wisconsin-Madison