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,
Elizabeth, Matt, Danielle, and Andrew
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...
The first chair of the mechanical engineering department was John Saylor Coon who was also a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Coon worked in t...
Montgomery Knight was born on February 22, 1901 in Holyoke, Massachusetts to Franklin and Gertrude Knight where he graduated from Holyoke High School ...
Born in LaGrange, Georgia, Fuller E. Callaway Jr. began his "career" at age 14 ½ (the Georgia minimum age at the time), as a coal stoker in the basement furnace room...