is glamorous in a grey dress during Harvard visit

was named Humanitarian of the Year by Harvard University. 

On Monday, the pop star made an appearance at the Ivy League school to accept a plaque given to her by Allen Counter, the director of the Harvard Foundation.

The 29-year-old, who never graduated high school, earned the prestigious award thanks to her various charitable efforts, including her role in creating an oncology center in her birthplace of Barbados.

Good works: , 29, was named the Humanitarian of the Year by Harvard University on Monday; She is seen with Allen Counter, the director of the Harvard Foundation

For her ceremony, the Work singer modeled a head-to-toe gray look.

was a vision in an off-the-shoulder dress paired with a set of over-the-knee boots.  

The island styled her shiny, brown locks in a ponytail and parted it to the side. 

She kept her to a minimum, choosing a pair of diamond earrings and a pearl necklace.  

Big honour: The above is a close-up of her plaque

Style star: was a vision in an off-the-shoulder dress and over-the-knee boots

Sleek: The island styled her shiny, brown locks in a ponytail and parted it to the side

Classic: She kept her to a minimum, choosing a pair of diamond earrings and a pearl necklace

In a video posted by The Shade Room, the 29-year-old expressed her excitement over her appearance at the university, in a speech given to attendees. 

'So I made it to Harvard,' began the Grammy-winner, which caused a chorus of cheers from the crowd. 

The pretty star then gave a matter-of-fact look, followed by a sassy hair flip.

'Never thought I'd be able to say that in my life. But if feels good.' she admitted.

'So I made it to Harvard': In a video posted by The Shade Room, the star expressed her excitement over appearing at the

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