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Power to the Posse

Posted January 29, 2015

Fransheska Clara ’17 and Carol Bowe ’17 are among the Bryn Mawr Posse students highlighted in an article in the Winter 2015 edition of the HHMI Bulletin.   From the article: For Bryn Mawr College sophomore Fransheska Clara, going to college wasn’t just a personal goal: it was a family one. Neither her father, who […]

Interim President Cassidy Attends White House Summit on Increasing College Access and Completion Rates for Low-Income Students

Posted January 16, 2014
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Bryn Mawr College Interim President Kim Cassidy joined President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and an invited group of approximately 150 higher education, government, philanthropic, and business leaders today for a White House summit on increasing college access and completion rates for students from low-income families and underrepresented minority groups.  Bryn Mawr was invited […]

Bryn Mawr’s Partnerships With Posse Foundation and Community Colleges Featured in New York Times Articles

Posted April 16, 2012

Two of Bryn Mawr’s partnerships were featured in The New York Times this weekend. On Saturday, April 14, The Times had an article about the Posse Foundation’s new Houston initiative. The article featured a quote from Tamkinat Firoz ’09, who graduated from Bryn Mawr as part of a posse from Boston. Bryn Mawr is among […]

Bryn Mawr College and Posse Foundation Create First Posse Exclusively for Women Pursuing STEM Majors

Posted February 7, 2012

Bryn Mawr College will host the very first women’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Posse in the fall of 2013, announced Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe and Posse Foundation President  and founder Deborah Bial today. Bryn Mawr’s latest partnership with the Posse Foundation is one of the initiatives the White House highlighted today in […]

Event Celebrates 10-Year Partnership Between Bryn Mawr and the Posse Foundation

Posted December 8, 2011

More than 150 alumnae/i and friends of Bryn Mawr joined a number of former and current Bryn Mawr Posse Scholars, Massachusetts Governor Duval Patrick and First Lady Diane Patrick, college officials including President Jane McAuliffe and former President Nancy Vickers, and Posse Foundation representatives at Boston’s Hampshire House on Nov. 29 for a celebration of […]

Boston Herald Article Features High School Valedictorian Headed for Bryn Mawr

Posted May 31, 2011

The Boston Herald featured Boston Arts Academy valedictorian Esteniolla Maitre, who will attend Bryn Mawr this fall, in this May 29 article. “Maitre, 18, of Mattapan serves as a student representative in the Boston Student Advisory Council, plays the clarinet in chamber music ensembles, studies Arabic and promotes violence prevention and healthy eating habits for […]

Bryn Mawr Featured in Associated Press Article on the Posse Foundation

Posted November 17, 2009

Bryn Mawr is featured prominently in “College students find support in campus ‘posses,'” an Associated Press story about the Posse Foundation. Posse has worked with the Bryn Mawr Admissions Office since 2001 to bring talented students from Boston-area public schools to Bryn Mawr. The article appeared in the print or online versions of hundreds of news outlets across the country.