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THE LEGACY CENTER 

The Legacy Center at Harvest Christian University is a department that confers honorary degrees posthumously, honoring individuals for their contributions, sacrifices, and lifetime achievements. The awarding of an honorary degree is a recognition of a person whose life and achievements serve as examples of the University's aspirations for its students. These honorary doctorates show recognition of distinctive achievement in specific areas of expertise that have contributed to the betterment of society, including community impact and engagement

 

The University's Executive Council, in consultation with the Honors and Awards Committee, determines and governs the policies and requirements for honorary doctorate conferment.

The awarding of honorary degrees represents the highest intellectual and moral values of the University and reflects its character and quality.

 

The Legacy Center at Harvest Christian University honors individuals from all walks of life for their significant contributions, sacrifices, and lifetime achievements. The department confers honorary degrees posthumously, recognizing the exceptional impact these individuals have made during their lives. The University's commitment to honoring these individuals is a testament to their lasting distinction and the legacy they have left behind.

 

By awarding honorary degrees, Harvest Christian University aims to inspire its students and the wider community to strive for excellence and make a positive impact on society. The Legacy Center's honorary degree program aligns with the University's mission to provide a transformative educational experience that prepares students to become leaders in their respective fields.

 

The program recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions in areas such as the creative and performing arts, humanities, social sciences, sciences, and public service. By conferring honorary degrees posthumously, Harvest Christian University ensures that the legacies of these remarkable individuals are celebrated and remembered for generations to come. The University's commitment to honoring their achievements reflects its values and dedication to excellence in education and community engagement.

 

The Legacy Center at Harvest Christian University has established an Icon Awards Program to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the university and the community.

The Icon Awards:

at Harvest Christian University, organized by the Legacy Center, aims to honor and celebrate individuals who have made a lasting impact on the university, the community, and society as a whole. These awards serve as a testament to the outstanding achievements and contributions of these individuals, inspiring others to follow in their footsteps.

The program includes the following awards:

Sage of The Year:

This award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional wisdom, leadership, and impact in their field. Notable recipients of this award could include Bishop TD Jakes, a renowned spiritual leader and influential figure in the Christian community.

Alumni of the Year:

This award honors alumni who have made significant contributions to the growth and development of Harvest Christian University. These individuals have demonstrated outstanding achievements in their professional careers and have positively impacted the university and its community.

 

Ark of the Year: 

This award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to both philanthropic and educational endeavors. These individuals have demonstrated a strong commitment to making a positive impact on society and have supported the growth and development of Harvest Christian University.

 

Icon of The Year:

The Icon Award recipients have demonstrated a commitment to both philanthropy and education, working to improve the lives of others and promote learning and growth. This dual focus on giving back and fostering knowledge sets them apart as exceptional individuals.  Icon Award recipients serve as role models for others, inspiring and leading by example. Their actions and achievements motivate others to pursue their passions, make a difference, and contribute to the betterment of society.

 

Doctoral Degrees Posthumously:

The Legacy Center through Harvest Christian University awards honorary doctoral degrees posthumously to individuals who have made significant contributions to their community, demonstrated lifelong commitments to a craft, exhibited professionalism, and given unselfishly of themselves.

  1. Eligibility

  2. Nomination

  3. Submission 

  4. Review Process

  5. Approval and Invitation

  6. Awarding the Degree

"Torchbearers of Excellence in Education Honor Alumni and Celebrate Legacies ."

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