I want to thank the Board of Visitors, President Cabrera, Faculty and staff of the Volgenau School of Engineering,
And finally my fellow graduates of the class of 2016.
Again, my name is Bryan Canty. In high school I wanted to be a graphic designer. I had always been interested in computers but I wasn’t good with math or programming and I didn’t know what specifically I could do with computers for a job other than use Photoshop. This was 6 years ago, I look back and realize how that kind of thinking can limit our success. Fearing programming and math did not do me any good. When I first started at George Mason I was confused about what I should study and with some uncertainty I chose to pick Computer Science as my major since I thought it would be a good mix of things I am interested in.
At the time I had no idea what I was getting myself into. This led me down a path of taking all of the math classes in the Calculus sequence from Calculus I to Differential Equations and pushed me out of my comfort zone. I realized after the first year that Computer Science is not what I really wanted to pursue and I needed to clear my mind. I had considered switching my major to Computational Data Science, Physics, Math, and …show more content…
Despite the dangers that are involved in fighting crime and the stigma attached to this role, he goes out in full superhero costume and protects people he doesn’t know. He finds likeminded individuals who want to also contribute to fighting crime, and helps make the world a better place. I think we all need to be more like Kick Ass and step out of our comfort zone. We may not be the best or the smartest at something but it’s what we don’t know that can help us grow. We all need to forge into the unknown and not be afraid to do something that no one has done before. Congratulations to the class of