Posse News Archive

Posse New Orleans News Archive

Spring 2015

31 New Orleans Students Awarded Four-Year, Full-Tuition Scholarships

Thirty-one new Scholars were awarded over $5 million in four-year, full-tuition merit-based leadership scholarships to Bard College, Grinnell College and Tulane University. Read More

Spring 2015

Tulane Scholar Co-Chairs Black Arts Festival

​Inspired by her passion for gospel singing and its rich history in New Orleans, Tulane University sophomore Kayla Jackson volunteered to co-chair this year’s Black Arts Festival at Tulane University. Read More

Spring 2015

Support Posse During GiveNOLA Day on May 5

Please visit GiveNOLA.org at any time on May 5, locate The Posse Foundation by name, then choose the amount you wish to donate. Read More

Winter 2015

Posse Honors Entergy’s Commitment to Education

Posse New Orleans honored Entergy Corporation for its outstanding commitment to education in the community. Leo P. Denault, Entergy’s chairman and chief executive officer, accepted the award on the company’s behalf. Read More

Winter 2015

Scholar Co-Heads Community Outreach Program

Sophomore Tayler Butler is co-head of Building Up Hudson, a community outreach program at Bard College that is designed and implemented by college students to serve high school students in a town close to Bard’s campus. Read More

Fall 2014

Scholar Interns with Leading Aerospace Products Supplier

​Tulane University Scholar and finance major Luan Vo had the unique opportunity to travel to Houston, Texas, for a summer internship with UTC Aerospace Systems, one of the nation's leading aerospace and defense products suppliers. Read More

Fall 2014

Posse Partners with Louisiana Public Health Institute

​Posse New Orleans is proud to announce a new Career Program partnership with the Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI), a New Orleans-based nonprofit organization. Read More

Fall 2014

Scholars Take the Field for Summer Olympics

​This July, Posse New Orleans hosted its third Summer Olympics in Audubon Park. Read More

Summer 2014

Showcase Event Celebrates New Orleans Scholars

The Posse New Orleans 2014 Showcase event included a presentation about New Orleans’ education landscape, remarks from Posse President and Founder Deborah Bial and Posse Board Chair Jeff Ubben, and a question and answer session with Posse Scholars. Read More

Summer 2014

Tulane Scholar Coordinates Program for Autistic Children

​Tulane University Scholar Melissa Huynh, a pre-med junior majoring in public health, is personally invested in supporting children with autism. Read More

New Orleans Advisory Board

Scott Cowen, Chair

Anne Baños
Kim M. Boyle
Emily Cardinas
Ludovico Feoli, Ph.D.
Stephanie Feoli
Jill Glazer
Jeffrey Goldring
William H. Hines
Angel King Johnson
Nic Perkin
Michael O. Read
Hugh C. Riddleberger
Rick Rizzo
Don Vinci

Monica Sylvain, Director

New Orleans Partner Colleges + Universities

Bard College
Case Western University
Grinnell College
Illinois Wesleyan University
Tulane University
University of Notre Dame