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 Tulane Empowers

Med students organize council to improve care
With four student-run community health clinics in operation, Tulane medical students organize an Interclinic Council to share resources.
 
Ceremony celebrates teacher, architect and author
Professor John Klingman is invested as the Richard Koch Chair of Architecture.
 
Book offers multilingual help for Haitian children
For their graduation requirement, social work students created The Big Shake, a book to help children in Haiti process trauma.
 
Public-service intern pitches in to help girls
Senior Carolyn Doane works with ‘Girls on the Run,’ an organization that builds young girls’ self-esteem through physical activity.
 
Making the Next Generation Heart Smart
Dr. Gerald Berenson believes heart-disease prevention should begin in childhood. View the video.
 
New Training for Community Health Workers
Program will train high school graduates to be health educators and advocates.

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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