- High School: Fowler, Class of 1997
Dr. Emad Rahim’s life story is the subject of a documentary titled, “Against The Odds.” He’s a survivor of genocide in the Killing Fields of Cambodia who took advantage of the opportunities he found in the United States. “My experience at Onondaga Community College not only provided me with the academic foundation I needed to find my footing in higher education, but also helped me develop the skills I needed for career advancement.” Rahim is an Endowed Chair and Director of the Project Center of Excellence at Bellevue University in Omaha, Nebraska. In 2017 he received the Outstanding Alumni Award from the American Association of Community Colleges.
Please take a moment, visit our Alumni web site and tell us how OCC impacted your life.