Posse News Archive

Posse New York News Archive

Spring 2014

Dickinson Scholar Pursues Computer Science and Music Majors

​Double majoring in computer science and saxophone performance studies might seem like an unusual pairing, but the two passions are second nature to Dickinson College sophomore Edwin Padilla who taught himself basic programming languages when he was in middle school and picked up the alto saxophone in high school. Read More

Spring 2014

Bloomberg Executive Champions Posse

​Iyan Adewuya, the global head of corporate solutions and equity capital markets products at Bloomberg L.P., knows that the combination of a quality college education and mentoring is a recipe for success. As a member of the Posse New York Advisory Board, he is an exceptional advocate for Posse and is especially aware of the importance of diversity in the workforce. Read More

Winter 2014

Brandeis Scholar Wins Scholarships to Study Climate Change

Biology and environmental studies major Nicholas Medina has studied and interned abroad, contributed to environmental research, and leads two campus organizations. He received a Gilman Scholarship to study sustainability in Panama and funding from the Brandeis Hiatt Career Center to conduct climate change research in Costa Rica. Read More

Winter 2014

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Exec Focuses on Posse’s Future

A.J. Murphy, the global co-head of leveraged finance and capital markets at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, joined the Posse New York Advisory Board in 2012, but her connection to the organization began many years earlier as a student at Middlebury College. Read More

Fall 2013

Dickinson Scholar Contributes to Lava Research in Iceland

Dickinson College Scholar Aleksander Perpalaj completed field research in Iceland over the summer, an adventure befitting an aspiring earth scientist. Read More

Fall 2013

Career Program Partners, Scholars Celebrate Summer of Hard Work

Posse New York marked the end of summer with its annual Internship Celebration. With 140 Scholars interning at close to 50 organizations, there were many accomplishments to celebrate. Read More

Fall 2013

Moody’s Managing Director Advocates for Posse

With over 20 years of experience in the business world, Moody’s Managing Director Maggie Quinn Walker knows the value of diversity when it comes to finding solutions. Read More

Summer 2013

Wheaton Scholar Promotes Human Rights Abroad

Wheaton College sophomore Khadim Niang was selected for the college’s highly competitive Davis International Fellows Program. He will receive a $5,000 stipend to support his summer internship with Conscience International, a nongovernmental organization in Gambia that strives to protect individual human and civil rights worldwide. Read More

Summer 2013

Consulting Firm Executive Begins Second Term with Posse Advisory Board

Engy Lamour, a Posse alumnus from Brandeis University, is beginning his second term as the Posse National Alumni Advisory Council (PNAAC) representative to the Posse New York Advisory Board. Read More

Spring 2013

New York Partner Schools Award 143 Posse Scholarships

Posse New York held three Awards Ceremonies in January to welcome 143 talented Scholars, including members of the inaugural Veterans Posse. 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