Handong University will become an international university that educates 21st century leaders who are transforming nations and the world with a Christian spirit, and will produce new leaders who possess outstanding qualities and good Christian character, especially honesty and a heart for sacrificial servitude.
First, Handong University nurtures honest Christian leaders from all walks of life who change the world for the glory of God in a spirit of love, humility, and service.
Second, Handong University fosters honest international leaders who serve their communities, countries and the world, especially developing countries, on a foundation of professionalism and morality.
Third, Handong University devotes itself to various academic disciplines under a Christian worldview to establish a goal that is true to education, to restore biblical creationism, and to cultivate competent and honest intellectuals who will bring restoration to corrupt ethics and morals. (Isaiah 58:12)
Handong University has a mission to cultivate 21st-century leaders who are changing the nation and the world with a Christian spirit. These leaders require a distinct life based on honesty and integrity. Handong Honorary System speaks of how to live a sanctified life that is pleasing to God in all spheres of life. Accordingly, it aims to help foster distinct leaders who combine academic excellence and Christian character. Through this honor system, all Handong members will contribute to achieving the vision of Handong University, and all students, faculty and staff in Handong are responsible for maintaining and developing this honor system.
“Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will.”
- Romans 12:2
Handong Honor Codet
1. The people of Handong are responsible for all we do, say, and write.
1. The people of Handong are honest and diligent in our academic and social life.
1. The people of Handong respect the personal dignity and rights of all members of the community.
1. The people of Handong help and serve others humbly.
1. The people of Handong are willing to sacrifice ourselves for others.
1. The people of Handong are careful with university resources and respect the property of others.