Graduation speeches of Spring 2019
IGC, Good Bye
The graduation ceremony for 2019 Spring Semester was successfully held.
Representatives of the graduates of IGC universities delivered their speeches and shared their lives from the beginning of college life to the end, expressing their feelings and determinations.
Internships at the World Health Organization (WHO) Mental Rehabilitation Center, especially in my sophomore year, were the most memorable internship experiences as it was an opportunity to interact with recovering patients and contribute to the field of mental health. These valuable experiences helped me know more clearly who I am and what I want. When I started my master’s degree at Thunderbird Global Business School at Arizona State University in August, I had a bigger dream, and I’m grateful for all the opportunities I’ve had.
I couldn’t speak in front of people because I was afraid of what people would say about my poor English. In class, I wanted the professors to ask no questions and kept trying to hide. But I’ve overcome all the fear now. I was able to cope with the fear thanks to the help and encouragement of professors and classmates here. I learned how to live as a pioneer, not a follower, during my college life here. Thank you very much.
As a result, our efforts have paid off, including the fashion show held in commemoration of the FIT school start, the FIT Retail Revolution, the FIT Museum opening, backstage experience in the Seoul Fashion Week, internships, and a recent fashion show in Central Park. And the fruitful results will give students more opportunities and experiences. Now I’m proud to be a FIT graduate, and I want to move towards a bigger world. I hope all the students will fulfill their dreams based on what they have learned here.
When I finished almost half of the course, my major didn’t make it to the Honors list. Even my closest friends and family advised me to take an easy and comfortable path. However, I do not regret my decision because I did my best and experienced everything. And that’s enough for me now as I graduate.