Gac Filipaj

The Takeaway: Ivy League Janitor Graduates

Posted on 05/18/2012 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayGac Filipaj, 52, has worked as a janitor at Columbia University for X years. During this time, Filipaj—a refugee from war-torn Yugoslavia—took advantage of the free classes offered to employees to first learn English and then earn a bachelor’s degree in classics.