UNCG Campus Weekly

Campus Weekly is published each Wednesday when classes are in session. In the summer, it is published biweekly.

Dr. Omar H. Ali

Dr. Omar H. Ali (African American Studies and History) has joined the statewide advisory board of the Divan Cultural Center, a North Carolina Turkish-American cultural center. Divan, a non-profit founded in 2005 by the Turkish-American community, is dedicated to addressing the social and cultural needs of Turkish and American friends in North Carolina and to help foster a better understanding of the many ethnicities and cultures that exist in the state, a release states. Ali, who is of Peruvian and East Indian descent, recently gave a seminar at Divan titled “Bilal’s Song: Black Muslims from Abyssinia to America.” Dr. Fatih Oguz (Library and Information Studies) is the coordinator of educational activities at Divan’s Greensboro branch.