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
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced an initiative intended to increase the number of secondary teachers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)field. Northam made the announcement Monday, Feb. 10, at Norfolk State University. Gov. Northam is proposing to invest $1 million to increase pathways
Florida Memorial University (FMU) will unveil a comprehensive esports and entertainment curriculum by partnering with the Collegiate StarLeague.
Miami Gardens, June 29, 2020- Dr. Marc Williams is the latest to join Florida Memorial University’s list of prestigious faculty members. “I am very excited about the opportunity to expose FMU students to esports and the global gaming industry that is expected to grow from
Jackson State public health professor: Blacks hit hardest than others by COVID-19 can blame ‘structural racism’
By MOHAMMAD SHAHBAZI (JACKSON, Miss.) — Although numbers have risen significantly now, it was reported on May 19 that more than 1.5 million Americans were confirmed to have been infected by COVID-19, and more than 93,000 people had lost their lives. Data from various sources (states,
Hampton University Receives $50,000 from Vanguard to Provide Direct Emergency Support during COVID-19 Pandemic
VALLEY FORGE, PA – (June 30, 2020) – Hampton University has received $50,000 from Vanguard to provide direct emergency support to select HBCU’s that have been impacted by COVID-19. “Hampton University is thankful for the generosity of Vanguard, and appreciative of the support they are giving
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
Quicker COVID-19 test: $200K grant could help Jackson State University identify killer virus very fast with optical detection
(JACKSON, Miss.) — The National Science Foundation has awarded JSU’s Department of Chemistry, Physics and Atmospheric Sciences a $200,000 Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant to develop a fast, sensitive and simple “optical technique” to detect COVID-19. Jackson State University professor Dr. Paresh Chandra Ray said a
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
At virtual boot camp, Jackson State University spokeswoman presents case study on real active-shooter situation
(JACKSON, Miss.) — Maxine Greenleaf, executive director for JSU’s Department of Communications and Marketing, recently shared at a virtual boot camp with other higher-education professionals her institution’s measured response after an active-shooter event led to a brief shutdown of the HBCU campus late last year.
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,