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An Immigrant Professor’s Tale of Success in an American University

An immigrant professor exemplifies an indomitable spirit by facing challenges with resilience and determination. Despite students’ initial skepticism, his persistent efforts transformed challenges into victories, earning him deep admiration and respect. Recipient of the Excellent Teaching Award As another academic year drew to a close, I excitedly returned home to share my professional achievements with ...

Mikel Davis

Exterior of the Edward L. Doheny Jr. Memorial Library on the campus of the University of Southern California (USC) in downtown Los Angeles, California, USA.