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...
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...
Bill Moore was raised in a small Arkansas town where he spent most of his childhood helping his family make ends meet. His life story depicts true "rags to riches" s...
During his thirty-eight-year career at Georgia Tech, the late Paul M. Heffernan literally left his mark on the campus. Professor and head of the former School of Arc...