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CHANGING YOUR DIRECT DEPOSIT INFORMATION WITH SOCIAL SECURITY

By Lizna Odhwani Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Virginia Change happens.  We get it.  The most convenient way to change your direct deposit information with us is by creating a my Social Security account online at www.ssa.gov/myaccount.  Once you create your account, you can update your bank information without leaving

National and Federal Opportunities for the week ending June 26!

Federal Obligations for S&E Support to HBCUs in FY 2018 Increase 3.8% from Previous Year Science and engineering (S&E) support to historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) was $320 million in FY 2018, an increase of 3.8% from FY 2017. This was the first increase

Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, and Spelman College Announce Plans for Fall 2020 In-Person Instruction And Campus Residency in Addition to Continued Remote Instruction

ATLANTA, Georgia, July 1, 2020– Three Atlanta University Center Consortium (AUCC) institutions— Clark Atlanta University (CAU), Morehouse College and Spelman College— today announced comprehensive plans to safely resume in-person instruction and campus residency for specific cohorts of students during the Fall 2020 Semester, with significant

SOCIAL SECURITY – 85 YEARS OF SERVING PEOPLE LIKE YOU

By Lizna Odhwani Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Virginia We take pride in having provided vital benefits and services to this great nation for 85 years.  America has a diverse population with a variety of needs.  With our diverse population in mind, we’ve created webpages that speak

SOCIAL SECURITY IN PLAIN LANGUAGE

By Lizna Odhwani Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Virginia Some of the terms and acronyms people use when they talk about Social Security can be a little confusing.  We’re here to help you understand all you need to know.  We strive to explain your benefits

NASA Naming Headquarters after Hampton University Alumna Mary W. Jackson

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (June 29, 2020) – NASA has announced they are naming the agency’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C. after Hampton University alumna Mary W. Jackson, who was the first African American female engineer at NASA and featured in the movie, “Hidden Figures.” “Mary Jackson

CIAA Announces New Five-Year Strategic Plan

New strategic plan will carry conference through 2025 CHARLOTTE – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, the nation’s oldest historically black conference, announced its new strategic plan that will carry the conference through 2025, along with a revised mission statement and refocused vision. The latest iteration of