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Warren Buffet, Colin Powell and 13 Other Great Leaders Share the Secret to Motivating People

Every great leader knows that the only way to achieve success is to engage employees so they're motivated to do their best work. That's why leaders make it a priority to communicate. After all, a leader spends the whole day in meetings: one-on-one sessions, team meetings, large-group conferences. It


General Colin Powell to speak on leadership at USI

The University of Southern Indiana will present a moderated discussion entitled, "Leadership: Taking Charge," with General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) at 6 p.m. on Thursday. The event will take place at the new USI Arena, and is free and open to the public.


USI to host conversation with Colin Powell

Retired U.S. General Colin Powell will visit the USI campus on Thursday. He will deliver remarks on leadership before engaging in a moderated conversation with the school president, Dr. Ronald Rochon.

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MILESTONES: April 5, birthdays for Sterling K. Brown, Colin Powell, Pharrell Williams

NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include actress Hayley Atwell, who was born in 1982; actor Sterling K. Brown, who was born in 1976; filmmaker Roger Corman, who was born in 1926; actor Max Gail, who was born in 1943; rapper Juicy J, who was born in 1975; actor Michael Moriarty, who was born in 1941;


Screaming Eagles welcome Gen. Colin Powell, new arena on Thursday

Thursday was a historic night at University of Southern Indiana. The University marked two special occasions at once: the first public event at the brand new Screaming Eagles Arena, and speaker former Secretary of State General Colin Powell.


NAACP Image Awards: Jay-Z to Receive President's Award

Previous recipients of the honor include Jesse Jackson, Lauryn Hill, Soledad O’Brien, Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice and Muhammad Ali. The NAACP announced on Thursday that Jay-Z will receive the President's Award during the 50th NAACP Image Awards.


Colin Powell Fast Facts

(CNN) — Here's a look at the life of Colin Powell, former US secretary of state. Marriage: Alma Vivian (Johnson) Powell (August 25, 1962-present) Education: City College of New York, B.S. in geology, 1958; George Washington University, M.B.A., 1971; National War College, 1976.


Colin Powell School professor receives National Geographic Society grant

Matthew Reilly, assistant professor of Anthropology, Gender Studies and International Studies in the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at The City College of New York, is a recipient of a grant from the National Geographic Society. The grant will support a month of archaeological r


This Week at USI

USI alumni, media invited to tour Screaming Eagles Arena. The University of Southern Indiana Alumni Association will hold a reception for USI alumni in honor of Ronald S. Rochon, USI’s fourth president, from 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 1 in the new Screaming Eagles Arena, with brief remarks beginning at


Screaming Eagles Arena to open at USI

Next week is the grand opening for the new Screaming Eagles Arena at USI. Among the first events in the new building will be a presentation by General Colin Powell and the inauguration of President Ronald Rochon.

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Alma Powell: A life of service

MCLEAN, Va. - “You are obligated to give something back to the community that sustains you, and that’s why you, that’s why I do what I do,” said Alma Powell, sitting in her McLean, Virginia home.


Author, UK Alum to Discuss His Book on Colin Powell

Jeffrey Matthews, author and distinguished alumnus of the University of Kentucky, will discuss his new book, "Colin Powell, Imperfect Patriot: National Intelligence, Torture, and the Afghan-Iraq Wars" on March 18. The event, hosted by the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce and


Tyler Perry Reveals He Got Permission To Play Colin Powell In ‘Vice’: ”I Called Him and Asked”

Tyler Perry explained to PeopleTV how Colin Powell gave his blessings for the actor to portray him in “Vice.” Perry has had many big accomplishments since the start of 2019. He kicked off his “Madea Farwell” stageplay tour with a bang, and now, he’s preparing for the movie version to hit theaters in


A Brief History of Joe Biden and All of His Bad 'Good Guys'

Joe Biden just loves to praise goodness and decency wherever he finds it, like in the current vice president of the United States. “The fact of the matter is it was followed on by a guy who’s a decent guy, our vice president, who stood before this group of allies and leaders and said, ‘I’m here on b


Veteran who lost leg in Afghanistan helps his "idol" Colin Powell change tire on side of road

A military veteran on his way to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Wednesday saw someone having car trouble on the side of the road. Being the good Samaritan that he is, the veteran stopped to help — only to realize the man was his idol, Colin Powell.


Howard Schultz could be following Trump ‘playbook’ in other way

Starbucks mogul Howard Schultz isn’t the first Random House author to flirt with running for president. Donald Trump boosted sales of “The Art of the Deal” by posing as a potential candidate in 1987, and Colin Powell made “My American Journey” a best seller in 1995 before eventually announcing he wo


HBO’s New Film ‘O.G.’ Was Shot in an Active Prison

Westworld star Jeffrey Wright has been acting since the early 1990s, and, in addition to that steady-and-possibly-sinister character, has a stunningly diverse array of roles under his belt—a steely Colin Powell in Oliver Stone's W, exacting and coldblooded villain Valentin Narcisse in Boardwalk Empi


Veterans pay special tribute to 'Forrest Gump' star, thanks him for charity work

“Forrest Gump” star Gary Sinise, who played Lt. Dan Taylor, has dedicated his life to giving back to veterans and their families since the film’s release 25 years ago. And this week, the veterans he has helped and several famous faces paid tribute to all the work Sinise had done for them in a specia


John Hancock, Oprah Winfrey, a few Confederate figures among 60 cuts from Texas' history curriculum

AUSTIN — Texas has cut about five dozen people from its social studies curriculum in an effort to streamline the number of historical figures about whom students will learn. The State Board of Education voted on these cuts to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, or TEKS, curriculum in November.


Tom Hanks, Colin Powell and others thank Gary Sinise for his support of veterans in star-studded, heartwarming video

It’s highly unlikely that you’d ever see actors Robert DeNiro and Patricia Heaton at the same political rally. But the two of them, along with other celebs with wildly varying political views, have come together for a heartwarming new project.