Posse News Archive

Posse Houston News Archive

Summer 2015

Houston Scholars Participate in National Conversation About Crime & Punishment

​From January to April of this year Posse Scholars were joined by their non-Posse peers, faculty and campus administrators at PossePlus Retreats to explore the topic of crime and punishment in America. Read More

Summer 2015

Volunteer Writing Coach Helps Prepare Scholars for Success

As a writing coach for University of Virginia Posse Scholars, Kelly Krohn’s goal is to help Scholars establish their writing styles and become confident with their voice. Read More

Spring 2015

61 Young Leaders from Houston Win Full-Tuition Scholarships

Sixty-one new Scholars won nearly $8 million in four-year, full-tuition scholarships from Posse Houston's six partner colleges and universities. Read More

Spring 2015

Bryn Mawr Scholars Win Mellon Mays Fellowships

​Bryn Mawr College Scholars Gissell Montoya and Jessica Bernal, both sophomores, were awarded competitive research fellowships for Ph.D.-track students to prepare them for professorial careers and to increase faculty diversity in higher education. Read More

Winter 2015

Texas A&M Associate Dean Supports STEM Scholars

​Dr. Timothy P. Scott, the associate dean for undergraduate programs in the College of Science at Texas A&M University, is the faculty mentor for the university’s second STEM Posse from Houston. Read More

Winter 2015

Halliburton Charity Golf Tournament Raises $50,000 for Houston Scholars

Posse Houston was chosen as one of the 36 beneficiaries of the 21st annual Halliburton Charity Golf Tournament, which is dedicated to giving back and supporting programs that enrich lives and make a real difference. Read More

Winter 2015

Kroger Becomes Career Program Partner

Beginning in the summer of 2015, Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, will consider Posse Scholars for competitive internship opportunities. Read More

Fall 2014

Carleton Scholar Sets Sights on Diplomacy

A member of Carleton College's first Posse from Houston, Sebastian Tovar’s first semester is underway. Read More

Fall 2014

Scholars, Career Program Partners Celebrate Summer Internships

Scholars celebrated their professional accomplishments with their summer internship supervisors at Posse Houston’s first Internship Celebration. Read More

Fall 2014

KPRC Features Houston Scholars

Posse Houston was featured on KPRC’s morning news program in August in a live segment hosted by Ruben Galvan. 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