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New ‘posse’ of first-year students on campus

A third group of students from Los Angeles is studying at Tulane this semester with scholarships from the Posse Foundation. 

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A third group of students from Los Angeles is at Tulane this semester, thanks to scholarships from the Posse Foundation. (Photo from the Posse Foundation)

 

November 29, 2011  

Fran Simon
fsimon@tulane.edu  

A third group of students from Los Angeles is studying at Tulane this semester with scholarships from the Posse Foundation. Posse scholars are supported from their senior year in high school through their college graduation and beyond.

The Posse Foundation identifies students from less advantaged, urban environments who have academic and leadership potential, and awards them merit-based scholarships. Each year since 2009, Tulane has welcomed a new cohort of Posse students. Tulane President Scott Cowen says the program promises to enhance the diversity and quality of the undergraduate student body. More...

 

 

 

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