The Office of Financial Assistance
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Mailing Address: 3026 Laclede Ave., HGA #004, St. Louis, MO 63103

Office Phone Number: (314) 340-3500

Office Fax Number: (314) 340-5785

Office Email Address: FinancialAssistance@hssu.edu


Meet Our Team!


James E. Green, Director of Financial Assistance

Mr. Green joined the Financial Aid Team in the fall of 2014. He holds both a B.A. and M.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Missouri. He has more than 20 years experience in financial aid and is excited to be a part of the HSSU family. He is committed to providing students with the best service possible while ensuring all state, federal, and institutional regulations are followed. 

Mr. Green can be contacted at (314) 340-3502 or via email at GreenJa@hssu.edu


Benjale Bailey Jr., Default Prevention Manager/ Scholarship Coordinator

(Focuses on students loan repayment and resolving loan default, scholarship management)

Mr. Bailey joined the Office of Financial Assistance in July of 2014. He holds a B.A. in International Affairs from Bethune-Cookman University and a M.S.Ed. with a specialization in Leadership for Student Success from Walden University. His commitment to assist students with managing their student loan debt was ignited throughout his experience in financial aid. 

Mr. Bailey can be contacted at (314) 340-3578 or via email at BaileyB@hssu.edu


Kiara L. Harmon, Senior Financial Aid Counselor 

(Focuses on students whose last names begin with H-O; Student Worker Program Coordinator; VA School Certifying Official; SAP Coordinator)

Ms. Kiara joined the Financial Aid Team in March of 2015. She holds a B.A. in History from Fontbonne University and a M.A.Ed. with an emphasis in Higher Education obtained from Lindenwood University in 2016. She was excited to be apart of the HSSU family and is even more excited and committed to providing efficient, accurate, and friendly service to each of our Hornets.

Ms. Kiara can be contacted at (314) 340-3509 or via email at HarmonK@hssu.edu.


Amanda Briscoe, Financial Aid Counselor

(Focuses on students whose last names begin with A-G)

Miss Amanda Briscoe joined the Financial Aid team in the Fall of 2017.  She holds a B.S. in Human Services from Columbia College and a M.A. in Public Administration from Lindenwood University.  She served 8 years in the Army National Guard and has over five years of Financial Aid experience.  She looks forward to ensuring that all students have the financial aid awareness to be successful students. 

 Miss Briscoe can be contacted at (314) 340-3507 or via email at Briscoea@hssu.edu


Pamela Brooks, Financial Aid Counselor 

(Focuses on students whose last names begin with M-Z; VA School Certifying Official)

Ms. Brooks joined the Financial Assistance team April of 2017. She brings a wealth of Financial Aid knowledge to our team and looks forward to working with the HSSU Hornet Community.

Ms. Brooks can be contacted at (314) 340-3504 or via email at  BrooksPa@hssu.edu.


Heather E. O'Fallon, Verification Specialist

Ms. Heather joined the Financial Aid Team in February of 2015, bringing with her more than ten years of experience in financial aid. Before becoming a Hornet, she worked in Student Loan Consolidations at the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority and was the financial aid processor for a Corinthian College campus in St. Louis. She looks forward to working with each of our Hornets to ensure that their financial aid experience is as smooth as possible.

Ms. Heather can be contacted at (314) 340-3510 or via email at OfallonH@hssu.edu.



 

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