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Monthly Archives: July 2020


DOVER, Del. – COVID-19, and its social distancing requirements have not stopped the Ph.D. and Ed.D pursuits of Delaware StateUniversity’s doctoral candidates. Over the last two months, 13 doctoral candidates have successfully conducted virtual dissertation defenses remain on track to be awarded their doctorates. In

Dr. Jacqueline Hill Joins Florida Memorial University (FMU) as Dean of the School of Education and Associate Provost for Continuing Education and Professional

July 23, 2020, Miami Gardens, FL- Dr. Hill previously served as Associate Provost of Academic Affairs for Miami Dade College. In this role, she provided leadership and administrative oversight of academic programs and strategic initiatives for academic partnerships, student success, and academic compliance. Dr. Hill

CBCF Commemorates the Life of Rep. John R. Lewis

Social Justice Fellowship named in honor of the Late Congressman WASHINGTON — CBCF President & CEO, Tonya Veasey and Board Chairman, Rep. Cedric Richmond announce today the National Racial Equity Initiative for Social Justice fellowship program will bear and honor the name of the late Congressman John

Social Security’s Hearings Office Update

On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, we suspended face-to-face service to the public in our hearings offices nationwide.  While our hearing offices are closed to the public for in-person services, our staff is still available to answer your questions via our local hearing office general inquiries

Remembering Two Titans of the Civil Rights Movement

The legacies of John Lewis and C.T. Vivian will guide us Across two generations, beginning in 1960, John Lewis and the Rev. C.T.Vivian battled for justice and equality. They fought together for civilrights for 60 years and died on the same day in 2020. In

JSU leads effort to help HBCUs commercialize ideas focused on human health with support from the NIH-funded XLerator Network led by XLerateHealth and the University of Kentucky

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University is leading a partnership with the University of Kentucky and XLerateHealth, a national award-winning startup accelerator, to launch a program that helps advance and commercialize innovative human health-focused ideas from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The program is