Posse News Archive

Posse Veterans News Archive

Spring 2016

30 New Scholars Selected for Posse Veterans Program

​In January, the Posse Veterans Program hosted its fourth annual Awards Ceremony, welcoming 30 new Veteran Scholars to Vassar College, Wesleyan University and Dartmouth College. Read More

Spring 2016

Wesleyan Scholar Shines as Artist and Activist

​Veteran Posse Scholar Malcolm Phillips uses his passion for art to engage with communities both on and off campus. Read More

Fall 2015

Wesleyan Veteran Scholar Embraces Liberal Arts

​Brian Barkman Jr. is exploring the possibilities of a liberal arts education at Wesleyan University as a member of the school’s second Veterans Posse. Read More

Fall 2014

Dartmouth Partners with Vets Program, Posse to Recruit 12 Top Institutions for Program

The Posse Foundation will expand its Veterans Program to include a total of 12 top colleges and universities as partners over the next five years. As part of this expansion commitment, The Posse Foundation has partnered with Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. Read More

Fall 2014

Gen. Powell Addresses Posse Community in D.C.

​In October, General Colin L. Powell, the former United States secretary of state and a dedicated advocate for American youth, offered remarks in honor of The Posse Foundation’s 25th anniversary. Read More

Spring 2014

Posse Celebrates 25 Years of Success

This year, The Posse Foundation celebrates 25 years of successfully connecting talented public high school students to top-tier colleges and universities around the country. Posse Scholars lead on campus, persist and graduate at exceptionally high rates, and steadily climb the ranks in their chosen careers after graduation. Read More

Winter 2014

Google Grants Posse $1.2 Million Global Impact Award

In November 2013, The Posse Foundation proudly accepted a Global Impact Award from Google at a higher education event for veterans in Washington, D.C. The award, a grant of $1.2 million, will help fund the Posse Veterans Program, which was launched in 2012 to increase veterans’ success in college and the workforce. Read More

Spring 2013

Vassar College Selects Inaugural Veterans Posse

In January, at an awards ceremony in New York City hosted by Moody’s Corporation, The Posse Foundation and Vassar College recognized 11 veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces as members of the first Veterans Posse. Read More

Winter 2013

U.S. Marine Corps Captain Wins Ainslie Alumni Award

Carmen Green Jr. is the 2012 recipient of the Ainslie Alumni Achievement Award. Currently a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps, Carmen exemplifies the leadership qualities characteristic of the men and women who risk their lives in service to our country. Read More

Veterans Advisory Board

Brad Singer, Chair
Deborah Bial, President and Founder
Philip M. Pead, Secretary
Susie Scher, Treasurer

Michael Ainslie, Chair Emeritus
Jeffrey Ubben, Chair Emeritus

Jeff Abbott
Koby Altman
Michael Beckwith
Robbie Oxnard Bent
Alan Berro
Peter E. Blacker
Alastair Borthwick
Donella P. Brockington
Alberto M. Carvalho
Anne Chwat
Scott Cowen
Hon. David N. Dinkins
Annie Seibold Drapeau
Henry Ellenbogen
Richard D. Fain
Harold Ford, Jr.
Steve Gallucci
Michele Ganeless
Jonathan Glickman
Kelly Granat
James S. Hoyte
Barbara Janulis
Michael Kluger
Steven M. Lefkowitz
Chris Lord
Elizabeth P. Myers
Diane B. Patrick, Esq.
Charles Phillips
Dan Pickering
William A. Plapinger
Jeffrey Raich
Juan Rajlin
Glen T. Senk
Eugene B. Shanks, Jr.
Jonathan W. Thayer
David A. Thomas
Adam Townsend
Mitch Truwit
Timothy H. Ubben
Daniel Weiss
James Wilcox

Veterans Partner Colleges + Universities

Dartmouth College
University of Virginia
Vassar College
Wesleyan University