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Tunji Sawyer, MBA

  • Assistant Director

Tunji Sawyer, MBA, is an Assistant Director for the Office of Multi-ethnic Student Education. He oversees OMSE’s strategic marketing communications outreach programs, community building/strategic partnerships and technology integration in support of the office’s mission of recruitment, retention, and graduation for more than 12,000 diverse Terps. He also coordinates the OMSE Check-Up – a student executive coaching program intended to build capacity for identity development, cultural competence and academic excellence.

Tunji brings more than 20 years of experience in strategic communication, education, social justice and technology management experience to OMSE. An expert in intercultural communications, Tunji finds passion in examining how evolving perspectives on multiculturalism shape interpersonal and group dynamics.

He has delivered addresses, lectures and workshops on a wide-range of subject matter including but not limited to personal branding and goal formation. He has served on numerous university committees including Latino Heritage Month, Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Rise Above-isms Week and has worked as a group facilitator addressing topics such as racial microagressions and implicit bias. He has been a featured panelist for organizations such as the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and the National Black Public Relations Society (NBPRS).

Tunji holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree and is certified in Mental Health FirstAid.