Oklahoma Christian University has a strong and vital relationship with the Republic of Rwanda. His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, visited OC in 2006 to establish the Presidential Scholars Program with the university and to receive an honorary doctorate degree. Through this unique scholarship program, OC teaches the top students from the Republic of Rwanda, who are studying in important fields such as engineering and business. President Kagame returned to Oklahoma Christian to serve as commencement speaker for the class of 2010, which included the first group of Rwandan Presidential Scholar graduates. First Lady Jeanette Kagame received an honorary doctorate at that ceremony.