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 Tulane Empowers

Health economics student takes first place in global challenge
Entry in Dairy Data Challenge proposes better data collection to boost production and quality of milk, increasing farmer income and improving nutrition.
 
Cowen Institute helps high schoolers advance
AdvanceNOLA aims to improve college readiness through the work of graduate students working in four high schools.
 
Spring Break Volunteers Help Houma Tribe
Students work with United Houma Nation to find “lost” members of the tribe who scattered after the Gulf oil spill and hurricanes.
 
Pro Bono Work Earns Top Award
Tulane Law School has been named Law School of the Year by the Pro Bono Project of Southeastern Louisiana.
 
Building Houses Brings Friends Together
Newcomb College alumnae gather in New Orleans for the fifth year to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.
 
Healthcare Heroes: Med School Wins Top Service Honor
Dedication to community service results in national award for School of Medicine and its students.

Posse scholarship makes college dream a reality

The Posse Foundation opened its eighth site in New Orleans last year, allowing Krishell Johnson of Marrero, La. to attend Tulane. 

Krishell Johnson
Krishell Johnson of Marrero, La., follows her dream of attending Tulane University, along with nine other students in her “posse.” (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano)


January 23, 2013

Barri Bronston
bbronst@tulane.edu

Krishell Johnson of Marrero, La., always dreamed of attending Tulane University but knew that the only way she could afford it was by doing well in high school and praying that scholarship money came her way.  

Enter the Posse Foundation, an acclaimed scholarship program that opened its eighth site in New Orleans last year. Johnson was one of 10 local high school seniors who won a full-tuition Posse scholarship to Tulane, and since enrolling in August, she can’t imagine being anywhere else. More...

 

 

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