Monday, May 25, 2020

A Syrian Refugee Earns a Bachelor’s Degree

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Sabina Lee for Columbia News reports on some very positive news from Columbia as students celebrate Commencement 2020.  "Having survived detention, torture and political exile in his home country, Qutaiba Idlbi graduates from the School of General Studies (GS) as a member of the first cohort of refugee students to benefit from Columbia’s Scholarship for Displaced Students (CUSDS)."  Lee interviews Idlbi, who shares his amazing story of perseverance.  


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