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
Aaron French, born in Wadsworth, Ohio, was an industrialist and philanthropist. French, as president of the A. French Spring Company, controlled one of the largest i...
Louise M. Fitten was a native of Atlanta and owned a boarding house. Well-respected among the residents of Atlanta, one of her tenants paid her in Coca-Cola sto...
Sergeant Gary F. Beringause served the Georgia Tech community for 14 years. Beringause and Jim Luck, assistant athletic director at Georgia Tech and the sc...
Joseph H. Howey received his Bachelors of Arts in 1923 from the College of Wooster an then went on to receive his PhD in Physics from Yale University in 1930....