Recognizing the impact of philanthropy at Georgia Tech
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Philanthropy at Tech is a student-led initiative at Georgia Tech created to illustrate the importance of philanthropy on our campus. Our institution benefits greatly from the many generous gifts from esteemed alumni and other friends of the Institute, and we wish to recognize and thank them for their contributions.
We invite you to learn more about these fascinating men and women, learn more about the names you associate with everyday buildings, and learn more about how philanthropic giving is a true Tech Tradition!
Yours in White and Gold,
Priya, Isaac, Brandon, Daniel, TJ, and Kate
Philanthropy at Tech - Student Leads
William Glenn is a native Georgian and was the first person to register at Georgia Tech. He was also a member of the school's second ever graduating class in 1891. D...
John Grant was a well-known Atlanta merchant around the 1880s, whose father and grandfather were both very successful railroad builders for their company, Fannin, Gr...
Major John Hanson is an industrialist who helped create the Georgia School of Technology. He started the Bibb Manufacturing Company in 1876, a company that built and...
Earl L. Shell, Jr. graduated from Georgia Tech in 1962 with a degree in Construction Management. After graduation, he had very successful career in Construction Mana...