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
Bernard "Bernie" Marcus is an American pharmacist and retail entrepreneur. He co-founded Home Depot and was the company's first CEO; he served as Chairman of the Boa...
Ralph A Hefner was a Georgia Tech faculty member from 1929 to 1967. Hefner first came to Tech in 1929 as a math instructor. He had worked up to a full professor by 1...
Arthur B. Edge was born on April 19, 1905 in Newnan, Georgia and entered Georgia Tech in the fall of 1922. Graduating in 1926 with a degree in Textile Engi...
Mr. Petit was born on August 4, 1939 in Atlanta, GA. He went on to receive his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in engineering mechanics from Georgia Tech. In 1973, h...