Posse News Archive

Posse D.C. News Archive

Summer 2013

First D.C. Posse Graduates from University of Wisconsin-Madison

In May, Posse D.C. honored the first cohort of Scholars to graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, The Posse Foundation’s only quad-city partner. Read More

Summer 2013

Grinnell Graduate Awarded Fulbright Teaching Assistantship

Anika Manzoor, a 2013 graduate of Grinnell College, was awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Malaysia. Read More

Summer 2013

Posse D.C. Honors College Graduates at Alumni Induction Ceremony

Posse D.C. welcomed their 2013 graduates to the Posse Alumni Network on June 6 at the offices of Reed Smith in Washington, D.C. Read More

Spring 2013

Awards Ceremony Honors 63 D.C. Youth

More than 500 people filled the historic Lincoln Theatre in January to welcome 63 new Scholars to Posse D.C. Read More

Spring 2013

Posse Alumni, Career Partners Support Scholars’ Professional Development

Posse D.C. organized several winter events to provide Scholars and alumni with career exposure, information about applying to graduate school, and guidance on interviewing. Read More

Spring 2013

PNAAC Representative Encourages Alumni to Access Posse Network

Cristina Sacco (Bucknell Posse 2, D.C.) has served as a member of the Posse National Alumni Advisory Council (PNAAC) since 2011. Now, as her two-year term with PNAAC comes to a close, Cristina reflects on the personal and professional impact of the experience. Read More

Winter 2013

Posse D.C. Honors FedEx Exec, Breaks Fundraising Record

On October 10, Posse D.C. hosted its fifth annual Power of 10 event at The Hamilton Live in Washington, D.C. With more than 200 guests from D.C.’s corporate, civic, education and philanthropic communities, the event raised over $165,000, breaking records in attendance and fundraising. Read More

Winter 2013

Hilton Executive Forges Partnership with Posse D.C.

Michael C. Ford is the newest member of the Posse D.C. Advisory Board. He currently serves as the vice president of global diversity and inclusion at Hilton Worldwide, which operates more than 3,900 hotels in 91 countries. Read More

Winter 2013

Summer Leadership Award Recipients Span the Globe Exploring Careers

During the summer of 2012, eight Posse D.C. Scholars interned in Ecuador, Ghana, Bangladesh, New York City and the District with the support of the Posse Summer Leadership Award (PSLA), which provides funds to Scholars with unpaid internships. The 2012 PSLA recipients worked in fields as varied as fashion, education and neuroscience. Read More

D.C. Advisory Board

Donella P. Brockington, Chair

Odinakachi Anyanwu
Mark Carlson
Eli Cohen
Wesley Combs
William E. Cook, Jr.
John Gilkes
Holly Hassett
Walter Lohmann
Sarah Martinez Roth
Sandra Masur
James Owen Mathews
Thomas W. Rabaut
David M. Riley
Lydia W. Thomas, Ph.D.
Jeff Wood

Tamara Wilds Lawson, Director

D.C. Partner Colleges + Universities

Bucknell University
Grinnell College
Lafayette College
Sewanee: The University of the South
University of Rochester
University of Wisconsin-Madison