ELIZABETH, NJ - Jalah Oates, of Elizabeth, has been awarded a degree in Liberal Studies from American International College. Oates is among fellow scholars representing seven foreign countries, twelve states, and Washington, DC. 

Founded in 1885, American International College (AIC) is a private, co-educational, doctoral granting institution located in Springfield, Massachusetts, comprising the School of Business, Arts and Sciences, the School of Education, and the School of Health Sciences. AIC supports and advances education, diversity, and opportunity for its students and the community.