Winter 2013| Posse National Newsletter


News + Events

Save the Date
The annual Posse Gala: An Evening of Stars will be held on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. For more information about the event, please contact Melanie Gisin at (212) 405-1691 or

Power of 10
This past October, Posse chapters across the country celebrated the Power of 10—an annual event that recognizes the strength of a Posse of 10 dynamic students and celebrates diversity, equity and leadership in higher education and the workforce. In addition to raising over $1.3 million for Posse programming, leaders in the philanthropic, business and education communities were honored for their commitment to Posse.

2012 DAP Season
Nearly 15,000 students were nominated for 640 Posse Scholarships in 2012. Posse chapters in nine cities recruited Posses for 44 partner colleges and universities—including the first Veterans Posse and the first Posses from Houston.

PossePlus Retreats
This spring, more than 3,000 college students at 37 colleges and universities across the United States will attend the 2013 PossePlus Retreat entitled, “What’s Your Worth?” and engage in constructive dialogue about class, power and privilege in America.

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