Changes in Operations of Social Security Offices For the safety of our community, local Social Security offices will only be able to provide services over the phone or online. The Social Security Administration recommends that you first try to use their online services before calling for quicker
(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University is a top ten HBCU, according to a recent report by Collegeconsensus.com. The site describes itself as an essential tool for students in search of a college or university that best fits a variety of needs, i.e., support and inclusion, inspirational
While Congress deliberates the next round of coronavirus relief legislation, some states have moved forward with laws that shield certain businesses from coronavirus-related liability. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other Republican lawmakers have made liability immunity a priority as more businesses reopen. “The Senate majority
HAMPTON, Va. (May 28, 2020) – In response to the changed scenario that makes social distancing a requirement to remain safe from the effects of the COVID-19 virus, Hampton University held its 2020 Spring Educational Staff Institute on Monday, May 11, remotely through Zoom Teleconferencing. Dr.
By Lizna OdhwaniSocial Security Public Affairs Specialist Unfortunately, tragedy can strike without any warning. The loss of the family wage earner can be devastating both emotionally and financially. Social Security helps by providing income for the families of workers who die. Some of the Social
Hampton University Upward Bound Celebrates 26 High School Graduates who are Pursuing Higher Education and Military Careers
HAMPTON, Va. (May 28, 2020) – The Hampton University Upward Bound Program is excited to announce the graduation of 26 seniors from four Newport News High Schools: An Achievable Dream, Denbigh, Heritage and Warwick. Several of these students have been accepted to some of Virginia’s top-ranking
By Lizna Odhwani Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Norfolk, Va. We pay monthly Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to people with disabilities who have low income and few resources, and people who are age 65 or older without disabilities who meet the financial limits. Income
Shaw University announced that a working group representing a wide cross-section of University units is developing a plan to ensure the safe return to campus for employees and students for fall 2020. University leadership continues to be guided by directives from state and local government
Conference originally scheduled September 16-20, 2020 will now feature online programming August 31-October 2, 2020 WASHINGTON — The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) announced today it will deliver its Annual Legislative Conference completely online later this year. The new format, Virtual ALC, will allow “attendees” to
JSU’s Bouie-Haynes is new executive director of Mississippi Chapter of National Association of Social Workers
(JACKSON, Miss.) — Dr. Gwen Bouie-Haynes has been chosen as the new executive director ofThe National Association of Social Workers, Mississippi Chapter. Throughout her career, Bouie-Haynes has shown profound devotion to issues such as sexual assault, stalking, mental health, domestic violence, veterans and underserved people.