Philanthropists

Blake R. Van Leer

Dr. Blake Van Leer had a colorful professional career ranging from service in three separate universities to service as a Colonel in World War II. Following his retu...

Bobby Dodd

Bobby Dodd started his football career as the quarterback for the University of Tennessee from 1928-1930; during his tenure he led the Vols to a 27-1-2 record, known...

Carolyn and Earl Shell, Jr.

Earl L. Shell, Jr. graduated from Georgia Tech in 1962 with a degree in Construction Management. After graduation, he had very successful career in Construction Mana...

Carolyn M. and William J. Goldin

Carolyn and William "Jim" Goldin graduated from Georgia Tech in 1954 with degrees in Industrial Management. Jim Goldin served five years in the Air Force from 1955 -...

Charles A. Smithgall Jr.

Charles A. Smithgall Jr. graduated from Georgia Tech, GS 1933, in just three and a half years. During his time on campus, Mr. Smithgall was a member of Phi...

Cherry L. Emerson

Emerson graduated from Georgia Tech with two degrees in mechanical engineering (1908) and electrical engineering (1909). Emerson's father was William Henry Emer...

Cherry L. Emerson, Jr.

Cherry Logan Emerson, Jr. was the son of Cherry Logan Emerson, Sr., the Dean of Engineering at Georgia Tech. Although Mr. Emerson, Jr. decided not to attend Georgia...

Christopher W. Klaus

Christopher W. Klaus attended Georgia Tech in 1994, just one year prior to the Internet's public opening for personal and commercial use. In an attempt to predict th...

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