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
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...
Kenneth Gordon Matheson was born on July 28, 1864 in Cheraw, South Carolina. He graduated from The Citadel in 1885, and after teaching at several military academies,...
D.M. Smith ("Doc" Smith) was a renowned professor and mathematician at Georgia Tech. He was born in Nashville, TN and went on to earn a master's degree from Vanderbi...
Mr. James Swann, originally from New York, was a friend of the Tech when it was called the Georgia School of Technology. He donated funds to the school for the...