Steve Harvey didnâ€™t just deliver the commencement speech at Alabama State Universityâ€™s 2016 graduation ceremony, he also received a degreeâ€”an honorary doctorate.
ASUâ€™s president, Gwendolyn E. Boyd, D. Min., praised Steve Harveyâ€™s â€œcourageous and generous spirit.â€ She went on, â€œYou epitomize courage, excellence, wisdom, and strength, and are to be commended and emulated. I am delighted and privileged to make you an official member of the Hornet Nation.â€
Steve Harvey Encourages Personal Success
Steve Harveyâ€™s message of hope, humility, and determination inspired all who heard him. He called on the graduates of this HBCU to exceed achieving mere personal success.
â€œSuccess is for yourself. Great people change other peopleâ€™s lives.â€¦ Take this degree and go change some lives with it,â€ Harvey said.
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