UNCG Campus Weekly

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Omer Omer

062613CampusPeople_Omer“The One Who Builds” profiling the work of Dr. Omer Omer (Bryan School) was screened June 15 at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, according to the film’s Facebook site. The event was part of the World Refugee Day Celebration. Omer was profiled in this CW report when the film was screened at UNCG. Once a Sudanese refugee, Omer is now the director of a refugee resettlement organization, N.C. African Service Coalition, based in Greensboro. Omer received his doctorate in geography from UNCG in 2010. His focus was tourism as a tool of economic development. He is an adjunct professor in the Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Hospitality and Tourism Department at the Bryan School.