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A REDESIGNED RETIREMENT BENEFITS PORTAL THAT WORKS FOR YOU

By Lizna Odhwani Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Virginia We are excited to tell you about our redesigned retirement benefits portal at www.ssa.gov/benefits/retirement.  Keeping you informed about our products and services, and helping you prepare for making decisions that will affect your benefits is very important

Shaw University Creates Center for Racial and Social Justice

Raleigh, NC – (June 26, 2020) – Shaw University today announced the creation of The Center for Racial and Social Justice (CRSJ) at Shaw University. The purpose of the CRSJ is to enable meaningful social change by fostering engagement around civil and human rights, spiritual formation,

WSSU Career Services secures $1.1 million Job Corps grant

By WSSU News & Information Students will receive a certification in career readiness, non-profit leadership, or computer programming through the Job Corps Scholars Program.  Winston-Salem State University Job Corps Scholars Program (WSSU-JCSP) has secured a U.S Department of Labor Job Corps Scholars grant for $1,186,900.

The HBCU Community and COVID-19

COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel HBCUs in South Carolina could face potential financial crisis amid COVID-19 pandemic Howard University Hospital Boosts Capacity to Meet Expected COVID-19 Surge in D.C. Delaware State University Meharry Medical College Enters Global Race for an Antiviral Drug to Treat COVID-19

MVSU, HCASC presents two community organizations with $3,500 each

ITTA BENA, Miss.— Two local community organizations are now planning to purchase much-needed supplies thanks to a generous donation from Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) and American Honda through its Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC). HCASC is America’s premier academic competition for Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Revitalizing America Post COVID-19:

Roadmap to Activate HBCU Revitalization Ecosystems for an Inclusive, Competitive and Enduing National Economic Recovery Concepts to consider when competing for investment from $1.5 billion the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration will award to plan and implement economic recovery strategies in response to