Monday, April 13, 2015

DR. CLYDE RIVERS RECEIVES AWARD FROM HAITI

World Peace Ambassador, Prof. Clyde Rivers
Leconte University presented Professor Dr. Clyde Rivers with an Honorary Doctorate in Leadership in Humanities. The Library of Congress Haiti recognizes Leconte University and it is the first private university in the history of the Republic of Haiti to present this award for tireless effort to bring peace to the world.

The citation given to Dr. Rivers states in part, “Your belief in ‘Do unto others as you would have them do unto you’  - the Golden Rule, incorporates a belief system that sees no bounds, only ardent activity guided by the grace of God. Through this ideology, you have created a multi-cultural faith based initiative to resolve issues and concerns worldwide… As a World Peace Ambassador your commitment to promote unity and understanding, allows you to surpass obstacles be they culturally, racially or religiously inspired. Universite Leconte D’Haiti welcomes a partnership to utilize your leadership and administrative gifts to collaborate in the restoration of its prominence to the pursuit of education, social and economic development for the people of Haiti. Your vision has brought back the lost art of honor, which has earned you the respect as a distinguished leader among Heads of State, former Presidents, Clergy, Dignitaries and Universities worldwide.”


Professor Rivers said, “It speaks volumes to be honored by a non-religious university for trying to bring unity to the people of the world. Every individual born in this world is valuable to the world and especially valuable to God. So we must protect the image of God in every individual born in this world.”

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

RUEBEN EGOLF OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL PRAYER COUNCIL RECEIVES HONORARY DOCTORATE IN HUMANITIES

Dr. Clyde Rivers and Reuben Egolf
On March 18, 2015 in Williamsburg, Pennsylvania Reuben Egolf received an Honorary Doctorate in Humanities from United Graduate College and Seminary International for his service to humanity, his integral leadership and his love for mankind. Pastor Egolf is the Washington D.C. Capital Director for United States National Prayer Council.

The United Graduate College and Seminary International was founded in 1982 by Dr. Martin Wisor and is in over 50 nations and has over 100,000 graduates. Among the recipients of the Honorary Doctorate Degree in Humanities from UGCSI are the First Lady of the Republic of Burundi Africa, Denise Nkurunziza, and the Former First Lady of the Republic of Mozambique Africa, Maria de Luz Guebuza.


Dr. Clyde Rivers, Chief Chancellor Worldwide for United Graduate College and Seminary International is quoted saying, “Pastor Reuben Egolf is a new voice for modern-day leadership around the world. It is truly a privilege for UGCSI to have candidates of his stature and quality. We welcome Dr. Reuben Egolf.”

FOUNDER OF DESTINY IMAGE PUBLISHING RECEIVES HONORARY DOCTORATE


Don Nori Sr. and Dr. Clyde Rivers
Don Nori Sr., the founder of Destiny Image Publishing received an Honorary Doctorate in Humanities from the United Graduate College and Seminary Intl. in Williamsburg, Pennsylvania on March 18, 2015. The United Graduate College and Seminary International was founded in 1982 by Dr. Martin Wisor and is in over 50 nations and has over 100,000 graduates. Among the recipients of the Honorary Doctorate Degree in Humanities from UGCSI are the First Lady of the Republic of Burundi Africa, Denise Nkurunziza, and the Former First Lady of the Republic of Mozambique Africa, Maria de Luz Guebuza.


Destiny Image Publishing was started in 1982 – 33 years of impressive publishing. The image of Christ has been formed and presented around the world because of the far-reaching affects of the materials published through this great publishing house. It is for this reason UGCSI deemed it a privilege to honor Don Nori Sr. with this prestigious Honorary Doctorate in Humanities. You built a platform to give a voice to influential Christian writers. Dr. Clyde Rivers, Chief Chancellor Worldwide for UGCSI said, “Don Nori Sr. is the best kept secret that has spent his life prompting others in front of himself. I am happy to know this great man. We are honored to have him as part of the alumni of UGCSI.”

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

UGCSI ALUMNI - FIRST LADY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BURUNDI AFRICA RECEIVES AWARD FROM LATIN AMERICA


Ambassador Clyde Rivers, First Lady Denise Nkurunziza, Celina Gonzalez

On August 5, 2014 in Washington DC, the Christian Latin Business Association Humanitarian Award was presented to the First Lady of Burundi Africa, Denise Nkurunziza. The award was presented to the First Lady by Alama Vision Television personality, Celina Gonzalez. Celina Gonzalez commented, “We are honored and privileged to present the First Lady of Burundi with this prestigious award for her outstanding work to help the underprivileged of the world, as well as, the work she is doing through the Buntu Foundation in Burundi to empower women.” The Christian Latin Business Association Humanitarian Award is presented to leading humanitarians globally.

Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers said, “The First Lady of Burundi has an Honorary Doctorate with United Graduate College and Seminary International. It is an honor to have one of our Alumni with such a life style of helping and encouraging widows in her country. She is a leader that is doing the job of empowering women. First Lady Denise Nkurunziza also is the leader of The Buntu Foundation. Her foundation is in the process of building a city to help the underprivileged in her country.”

Monday, October 27, 2014

UGCSI CHIEF CHANCELLOR DR. CLYDE RIVERS WINS MARTIN LUTHER KING LEGACY OF PEACE AWARD

Mayor Chuck Reed with Dr. Clyde Rivers
In San Jose, California on October 18, 2014, UGCSI Chief Chancellor, Dr. Clyde Rivers was surprised and honored by the presentation of the Martin Luther King Legacy of Peace Award.  The President of the Martin Luther King Foundation, of the Santa Clarita Valley, Kathleen Flynn and the Mayor of San Jose, Chuck Reed and other respected officials, presented the award to Dr. Clyde Rivers.

The Martin Luther King Foundation has been active in the Santa Clarita Valley for well over 30 years. Every year this organization chooses to honor the top mountain movers whose lives are representative of the great work Dr. Martin Luther King accomplished in his life, Civil Rights Laws in the United States of America. Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers said, “I’m very humbled by the Legacy of Peace Award from the pioneer of peace, Dr. Martin Luther King through this prestigious foundation.”


There is great work being accomplished by Ambassador Rivers and the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative, Golden Rule International Award, as well as Dr. Clyde Rivers’ organization, iChange Nations. Together they are in over 120 nations of the world proclaiming the Golden Rule, “Treat others the way you want to be treated.” Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers went on the say, “I believe this Global Ethic can change the world. The work of iChange Nations, dedicated to bringing back the lost art of honor around the world, along with the Golden Rule International Award, are the key to global transformation - working to keep peace alive.”

AMBASSADOR DR. CLYDE RIVERS INVITED TO 63RD ANNUAL NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST IN WASHINGTON DC


Ambassador Clyde Rivers on Capital Hill
This February 5, 2014 in Washington DC, the Annual National Prayer Breakfast is scheduled to take place. Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers has been invited to partake in this great gathering.

Dr. Clyde Rivers is the Founder and President of iChange Nations. It seems appropriate that Ambassador Rivers would be a part of the gathering of both national leaders and more than 130 representatives of other nations seeking to build and strengthen international ties through spirituality, love of God, and care for each other.  Ambassador Dr. Clyde Rivers said, “It is indeed a great honor to receive this invitation and I look forward to making great connections with others from around the world.”

Dr. Clyde Rivers’ mission through iChange Nations™ is to bring back the lost art of honor by building a culture that recognizes individuals throughout the world, those who have accomplished extraordinary humanitarian efforts to effectively change nations. iChange Nations, with its collaborative partners, have implemented an International Honorary Award infrastructure. This infrastructure empowers and equips citizens and alumni members with the tools needed to effectively pursue and transform the world.


Thursday, September 25, 2014

AMBASSADOR CLYDE RIVERS TRAVELED ON PEACE MISSION TO GUALAMALA

Prof. Clyde Rivers with Carlos Perez

Prof. Clyde Rivers, Chief Chancellor Worldwide for United Graduate College and Seminary International presented honorary degrees to topmost achievers for their noble work to better the nation of Guatemala. Prof. Rivers said, "The message of peace is spreading worldwide." 

Prof. Rivers is the President and Founder of iChange Nations and the Director of the North American Division of the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative and was also able to present the prestigious Golden Rule International Award at this gathering to recipients whose lives are exemplifying the Golden Rule, "Treat others the way you want to be treated."

Mauricio Juarez, in an advisory position for iChange Nations Guatemala, put together an influential delegation of politicians and spiritual leaders to hear the message of peace and unity. Prof. Clyde Rivers said, “It is a day to be glad, when the political arena and the spiritual arena connect for the betterment of a nation. These two groups are creating great ideas to bring peace and unity to the nation of Guatemala.”

The mission of iChange Nations™ is to bring back the lost art of honor by building a culture that recognizes individuals throughout the world, those who have accomplished extraordinary humanitarian efforts to effectively change nations. iChange Nations, with its collaborative partners, have implemented an International Honorary Award infrastructure. This infrastructure empowers and equips citizens and alumni members with the tools needed to effectively pursue and transform the world.