Aulsondro “Emcee N.I.C.E.” Hamilton (Courtesy photo)

Aulsondro “Emcee N.I.C.E. ” Hamilton, Ph.D., has been appointed as vice chancellor of Harvest Christian University’s (HCU)  extension campus, which is set to open in April 2024.

HCU President Dr. Carl Robinson and the Board of Regents announced the appointment of Hamilton and noted that he is the “first hip hop and Christian hip hop artist to hold such a prestigious role in academia.”
“I am deeply grateful and honored to be in a position to help in the leadership role with the institution to usher in tomorrow’s leaders and experts today. As an alumnus of HCU, I welcome the challenges and opportunities I will face and create as we all work together to achieve the university’s goals,” said Hamilton.

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“Compton as well as Los Angeles are beautiful places filled with great minds that can transform the world. In a year that is celebrating 50 years of hip hop, this is even more special. It shows you just how far the culture has come filled with some of tomorrow’s leaders.”

With a remarkable three-decade career in entertainment, including multi-Platinum music production, Billboard Chart topping records, Stellar Award Winner, Grammy nominations, and literary achievements, Hamilton brings a wealth of expertise.

His honors range from the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award to recognitions from state and city officials and an honorary doctorate from Harvest Christian University. Hamilton’s achievements include recognition as the first U.S. Ambassador for Europe’s Black Music Appreciation Month – Gospel Agency, induction into the Gospel Hip Hop/Christian Hip Hop Hall of Fame, co-creator of Netflix’s first African American animated music series, and many more honors.

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