Posse News Archive

Posse New York News Archive

Fall 2016

Four 2016 Grads Speak At Commencement

​In a testament to their academic excellence and leadership on campus, four Posse Scholars were selected to address their fellow graduates during 2016 commencement ceremonies at their respective colleges and universities. Read More

Fall 2016

New York Welcomes Director Shreya Malena-Sannon

Shreya Malena-Sannon has devoted her career to working with diverse youth populations, focusing on social justice, youth development and leadership development. Read More

Spring 2016

​133 New York Scholars Awarded Full-Tuition College Scholarships

Posse New York’s 13 partner colleges and universities awarded 133 talented Scholars four-year, full-tuition scholarships worth more than $24 million. Read More

Spring 2016

Smith STEM Scholar Studies Environmental Health

​First-year Scholar Athena Sofides, a member of Smith College’s first STEM Posse, is passionate about protecting the health of our environment. Read More

Spring 2016

​Babson Grad Helps Build Alumni Network

Babson College alumna Kadia Tubman, an industry relations coordinator in the global marketing and communications group at Nielsen, became a Posse National Alumni Advisory Council (PNAAC) representative in 2015. Read More

Fall 2015

Vanderbilt Alum Wins Ainslie Achievement Award

Posse alumna Mia Howard, the founder and executive director of Intrepid College Prep Charter School in Nashville, Tennessee, is the 2015 winner of Posse’s Ainslie Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of her commitment to providing deserving young people with access to top educational opportunities. Read More

Fall 2015

Wheaton Junior Earns Admission to Medical School

​Kweku Ampem-Darko, a junior majoring in neuroscience at Wheaton College, recently earned admission to Icahn Medical School at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Read More

Summer 2015

Babson Scholar Chosen as Commencement Speaker

A business management major with a concentration in economics, Cheska Mauban spoke to her fellow Babson graduates about the challenges and rewards of making difficult decisions. Read More

Summer 2015

New York Scholars Win Prominent Fellowship Awards

​Posse New York proudly congratulates its more than 20 Scholars and alumni who won competitive fellowships and scholarships this year. Read More

Summer 2015

Posse Mentor Named Babson Professor of the Year

​A Posse mentor since 2013, Associate Professor Ganesan Shankar was chosen as Babson College’s 2015 Professor of the Year and honored at commencement. Read More

New York Advisory Board

Steve Gallucci, Chair

Iyan Adewuya
James C. Clark
Paul DeNoon
Gerry Dixon
Chris Heffernan
Monique L. Nelson
Jiselle Peralta
Kadia Tubman
Maggie Quinn Walker

Shreya Malena-Sannon, Director

New York Partner Colleges + Universities

Babson College
Brandeis University
DePauw University
Dickinson College
Franklin & Marshall College
Lafayette College
Lawrence University
Middlebury College
Smith College
Trinity College
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Vanderbilt University
Wheaton College