GSA Administrator Denise Roth addressed graduates of George Mason University.
VISION UPDATE: December 21, 2015
FAIRFAX, Va. – GSA Administrator Denise Roth on Saturday addressed graduates of George Mason University. The commencement speech took place over the weekend at EagleBank Arena. Roth shared her personal experiences and explained how George Mason’s commitment to humanistic principles helped to shape her as a leader.
“By focusing on accessibility and welcoming the broadest diversity of life experiences and opinions within the student body and faculty, [George Mason University] enabled each and every one of us to chase and begin to realize our dreams,” said Roth.
Roth spoke at the 1 p.m. ceremony on Dec. 19 and addressed graduates of the School of Business, College of Health and Human Services, College of Education and Human Development, Volgenau School of Engineering, and the College of Visual and Performing Arts.
Roth arrived at George Mason as a first-generation college student and served in student government. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Politics in 1999 and received an honorary degree during Saturday's event.
By encouraging students to push to reach the next level, GSA continues to demonstrate its efforts to ensure a strong, diverse, and optimized workforce.