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Media Article: University of Guyana to grant honorary doctorates

October 16, 2018

A Guyanese-born philanthropist and entrepreneur in Queens will be among the first recipients of an honorary doctorate from the University of Guyana. Jay Sobhraj said in a statement on Friday that he will be recognized, on Nov. 10, in a ceremony, at the University of Guyana, for his “long dedication to philanthropy and record of success in business.” “The honor recognizes his work in founding the Jay and Sylvia Sobhraj Foundation, which, this year, helped create the nation of Guyana’s first degree program in psychology, as well as a new building and resources to house mental health services at the university,” the statement said.

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