Posse News Archive

Posse New Orleans News Archive

Summer 2014

Entergy Becomes Career Program Partner

​Posse New Orleans kicked off its 2014 summer career programming with a new career coaching initiative and an exciting partnership with Entergy Corporation that will include internship opportunities for Scholars. Read More

Spring 2014

New Orleans Students Awarded Full-Tuition Scholarships to Bard & Tulane

​Posse New Orleans welcomed more than 100 guests at the annual Awards Ceremony in January to celebrate the addition of 20 young leaders to the Posse family. Partner institutions Bard College and Tulane University awarded four-year, full-tuition leadership scholarships worth $3.6 million to these exceptional students. Read More

Spring 2014

GiveNOLA Online Fundraiser to Support Posse New Orleans on May 6

​On May 6, 2014, Posse New Orleans is participating in GiveNOLA Day, an inaugural community-wide, 24-hour online giving day run by the Greater New Orleans Foundation. Read More

Winter 2014

Tulane President Speaks at New Orleans’ First Power of 10 Event

In October 2013, Posse New Orleans hosted its first Power of 10 fundraiser at the Martine Chaisson Gallery. The luncheon event raised nearly $36,000 and featured special remarks by Dr. Scott Cowen, the president of Tulane University. Read More

Winter 2014

Scholar Promotes Environmental Awareness on International Radio Program

Manuela Gaviria, a sophomore in the first New Orleans Posse at Tulane University, helped produce a radio program during her summer internship with Build a Better Planet, an organization that advocates for sustainable living around the world. Read More

Fall 2013

Scholar Uses Internships to Aid NOLA Revitalization

Bard College Scholar Tareian King devoted her spring semester to finding a summer internship that would help her develop valuable professional skills and also provide her with the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution. Read More

Fall 2013

Posse Alumni Community Grows in NOLA

In recent years, New Orleans has seen a tremendous influx of young professionals eager to contribute to the revitalization of the city. Read More

Summer 2013

Tulane Scholar Selected as Panelist for NBC Education Nation

In April, Charlie Draughter, who will be a sophomore at Tulane University this fall, was chosen from hundreds of local students to be a student panelist at a town hall forum in New Orleans for NBC News’ Education Nation, a series that explores the state of education in America. Read More

Summer 2013

Teaching Fellow Coaches New Tulane Scholars

Phil Hofius, a recent transplant to New Orleans, became a Posse writing coach because he wanted to be part of the vibrant volunteer community that is helping to transform the city. Read More

Spring 2013

New Orleans Welcomes Second Class of Scholars at Awards Ceremony

In January, Posse New Orleans welcomed 20 new Scholars from the Greater New Orleans area to the Posse program. 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