Via Scott Jaschik of Inside Higher Ed. This speech is awesome.

A Welcome to Remember

Like many colleges and universities, the Georgia Institute of Technology has a welcoming convocation. One of the traditions at Georgia Tech is that a second-year student is selected by a faculty-staff committee to give “the sophomore welcome.”

This year’s welcome — by Nicholas Selby — went viral Tuesday and may set a new standard for welcoming new students. Here is the closing, which has captured most of the attention:

Watch the whole thing.