When most students’ phones ring in class, it’s a friend or a parent or someone else who can wait. For Rachel Brashear, though, ignoring that phone call could slow progress on an $11 million renovation of Georgia Tech’s Van Leer Building.
Sam Dennard was determined to attend Georgia Tech. The Suwanee, Georgia, resident started his secondary education while at Lambert High School as a dual enrollee at Gainesville State College (now the University of North Georgia). He thought transferring into Tech would go smoothly. It didn't.
After graduating from Georgia Tech, Austin Sanders will graduate again one week later. He is part of the dual-degree program between Georgia Tech and Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia, and he'll finish with honors from both universities.
The Georgia Tech chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers won the top overall chapter award at the regional Carolinas Conference April 5-7. The student group also won the hydraulics, transportation and environmental competitions and placed in the top three in four other categories.
The A. James and Alice B. Clark Foundation is giving $15 million to the Georgia Tech College of Engineering to establish a Clark Scholars Program that will help talented students with financial need study engineering.
Jim Feldman never studied abroad when he was a student at Georgia Tech. But his children have, and their experiences made him want to help School of Civil and Environmental Engineering students who want to go overseas.
Sharani White still remembers every detail about the conversation with her parents after her first year at Georgia Tech. She had returned home to Gonzales, Louisiana, and had to tell them a difficult truth: She was struggling.