Posse News Archive

Posse Houston News Archive

Fall 2016

​SIM-Houston Supports STEM Scholars

The Houston Chapter of the Society of Information Management awarded Posse Houston a grant in support of Texas A&M University’s STEM Posses. Read More

Fall 2016

​Summer Programming Focuses on Career Preparation

The Posse Career Program provides Scholars with access to the resources and opportunities that will prepare them to secure competitive and career-enhancing internships, fellowships and research opportunities. Read More

Fall 2016

​Scholars Compete at Annual Summer Olympics

In June, weeks before the cauldron was lit in Rio, Posse Houston Scholars, their families, Posse staff and alumni participated in a day of friendly competition and team building. Read More

Spring 2016

60 Houston High School Students Awarded College Scholarships

At the January Awards Ceremony, new Scholars formally accepted their four-year, full-tuition leadership scholarships from Bryn Mawr College, Carleton College, Colby College, Texas A&M University, The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Virginia. Read More

Spring 2016

Twin Scholars Study Environmental Sciences, Win Fellowships

​Identical twin sisters and Scholars Molly and Emma Wu are pursuing degrees in the environmental sciences at Colby College and Bryn Mawr College, respectively. This summer the young women will further their academic and career goals as recipients of a Cultural Vistas Fellowship and a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship. Read More

Spring 2016

Kroger, PwC Help Prepare Scholars for Workforce

During winter break, Posse Houston and its Career Program partners Kroger and PwC offered Scholars opportunities to network and cultivate their professional development skills. Read More

Spring 2016

Memorial Hermann EVP Joins Advisory Board

Erin Asprec, the executive vice president and regional president-south region of Memorial Hermann Health Systems, is passionate about ensuring access to education and empowering the nation’s young people to become the leaders of tomorrow. Read More

Fall 2015

UVA Scholar Lobbies for School Finance Reform

​Zaakir Tameez, a first-year student at the University of Virginia, established a student congress while he was in high school in an effort to address the educational disparities between schools in his district. Read More

Fall 2015

Wyatt Energy CEO Joins Advisory Board

Wyatt Energy Chairman and CEO Steve Wyatt joins the Posse Houston Advisory Board with a shared belief that access to education, leadership development, and diversity are important not only in Houston but for the entire country so that our leaders reflect the country’s rich demographic mix.. Read More

Summer 2015

First-Year Scholar Grows Leadership Skills at UT Austin

​Scholar Felipe Garcia, a business administration major, made the university's honors list and was elected corporate relations chair of the Hispanic Business Student Association during his first year at The University of Texas at Austin. Read More

Houston Advisory Board

Dan Pickering, Chair

Erin Asprec
James P. Baker
Luciano Batista
Andrea Gomez
James P. Loucks
Javier Loya
Scott McClelland
Brooks McGee
Patti Wilkie Proietti
Carol M. Wood
Steve Wyatt
Forrest E. Wylie

Kamari J. Brewer, Director

Houston Partner Colleges + Universities

Bryn Mawr College
Carleton College
Colby College
Texas A&M University
The University of Texas at Austin
University of Virginia
Wellesley College