Alma Powell
Alma Powell
Alma Vivian Powell, born in Birmingham, Alabama, is an African American audiologist and the wife of military and political figure Colin Powell, whom she married on August 25, 1962. She is a graduate of Fisk University. She is the mother of former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Michael Powell. Her father and uncle were principals of two of the black high schools in Birmingham; Condoleezza Rice's father worked in her uncle's school as a guidance counselor.
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Mary J. Bogucki - Sturgis Journal
Google News - over 5 years
Mary was born May 11, 1929, in Sidnaw, to Neil and Alma (Powell) Hogmire. On July 28, 1946, she married Frank Bogucki. He preceded her in death Feb. 13, 2006. Mrs. Bogucki had spent most of her life in the Bronson area, working for Douglas Autotech for
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America's Promise Alliance and Apex Learning(R) Partner with School Districts ... - MarketWatch (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
It was founded in 1997 with General Colin Powell as its founding chairman, and is chaired today by Alma Powell. Apex Learning(R) is the leading provider of digital curriculum for secondary education and is a member of the Alliance's Business Leaders
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Obama's dilemma: Should he take a vacation now? - Seattle Post Intelligencer
Google News - over 5 years
With him are Secretary of State Colin Powell, left, first lady Laura Bush, far right, and Alma Powell, Colin Powell's wife, second right. Is there ever really a good time for the president to go on vacation? President Barack Obama's summer getaway to
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Unite to Build a More Just Society - GG - Government of Jamaica, Jamaica Information Service
Google News - over 5 years
She also hosted a dinner in the Governor-General's honour at her official residence later that evening and among the guests were former US Secretary of State and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Colin Powell and Mrs. Alma Powell
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry is the reluctant presidential candidate - Washington Examiner
Google News - over 5 years
DENVER -- Some wives don't want their husbands to run for president -- Alma Powell (Colin Powell) and Cheri Daniels (Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels). Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry doesn't have that problem. In an interview with me following a
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Education on the agenda as Obama meets business leaders - The South Florida Times
Google News - over 5 years
The July 18 roundtable at the White House also included former Secretary of State General Colin Powell, the founding chairman of America's Promise Alliance, and his wife Alma Powell, the alliance's current chairwoman. Administration officials present
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How Business Can Improve Education - National Review Online
Google News - over 5 years
Colin Powell and chaired by his wife, Alma Powell, pledged to raise $50 million through its Grad Nation Community Impact Fund to “support the goal of ending the dropout crisis and preparing young people for college and career.” Other CEOs and business
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Going strong after 25 years - South Bend Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
"I felt so good that African-American women had a golf league," said charter member Alma Powell. "It was something different and is still special today." Through annual tournaments and auctions, Putt Putters has contributed to numerous organizations
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President Obama and Colin Powell Meet to Talk Education - Fox News (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
"[O]ur children are the future," Alma Powell said. "If they are not prepared for the future, there is no future for this country. And so we are heavily engaged in stemming the dropout rate." The goal is to cut the rate in half by the year 2020
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Obama pushes businesses to invest $118 million in education - USA Today (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
To get there, Obama has invited Colin and Alma Powell, the leaders of America's Promise, and more than a dozen business leaders to the White House. $50 million from America's Promise to help curb dropouts and prepare young people for colleges and
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Roberta Cheney, first director of Kalamazoo Public Library's Alma Powell ... - MLive.com
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Cheney was hired in 1971 as the first director of the Kalamazoo Public Library's Alma Powell branch when it opened at 702 N. Burdick St., the present site of the Ecumenical Senior Center. The branch now is located in the Douglass Community Association,
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Alma Powell Designates Booker T. Washington High as First APS Promise Place School - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
Powell, wife of former Secretary of State Colin Powell, heads America's Promise Alliance, an initiative seeking to reduce the dropout rate in US high schools. By Janita Poe | Email the author | 5:30am Booker T. Washington High School in West Atlanta
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S.A.'s O'Donnell nabs White House job - San Antonio Express
Google News - over 5 years
... actress Jane Kraczmarek, Alma Powell and husband General Colin Powell, tenor Ronan Tynan and correspondent Norah O'Donnell attend Smile Train's 10 Year anniversary celebration at the Frederick P Rose Hall at Jazz at Lincoln Center on March 17,
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The Royal Newlyweds to Join ServiceNation: Mission Serve at July 10 Veteran ... - PR Newswire (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
On Veterans Day 2009, First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden, and Mrs. Alma Powell joined Mission Serve in Washington, DC to launch our efforts at The George Washington University, celebrating 36 civilian-military service partnerships
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Wade Arnold: Brevard Community Chorus celebrates at spring banquet - Florida Today
Google News - almost 6 years
Lee Rollins, Clinton Smith, Saundra Nehrbas, June Schwarze and Alma Powell enjoy the Brevard Community Chorus' spring banquet on May 10 at Suntree Country Club in Melbourne. / Photos courtesy of Joyce Wilden, for FLORIDA TODAY I love receiving news and
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GOP Wives Try To Stop The Iraq War in Operation Lysistrata! - Broadway World
Google News - almost 6 years
Inspired by the prologue of Aristophanes' Lysistrata, White House Wives: Operation Lysistrata! is set in 2002 in the Lincoln Bedroom of the White House where Laura Bush, Lynne Cheney, Alma Powell, Cherie Blair and friends gather on the eve of the
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2011
    Age 73
    A branch of the Kalamazoo Public Library system has been named after her and in 2011 was named the NASBE's National Education Policy Leader of the Year along with her husband.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1937
    Born
    Born on October 27, 1937.
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