Philanthropists

Penny and Roe Stamps

Penny and Roe Stamps married in 1971 and initially settled in Boston. Penny started her own interior design business with her degree from the University of Michigan...

R. Kirk Landon

R. Kirk Landon was born in 1928 and was enrolled in the Hargrave Military Academy before he joined the Georgia Tech community as an undergraduate student.  He c...

Ralph A. Hefner

Ralph A Hefner was a Georgia Tech faculty member from 1929 to 1967. Hefner first came to Tech in 1929 as a math instructor. He had worked up to a full professor by 1...

Robert C. Commander

Robert C. Commander was one of the integral charachters in the integration of Georgia Tech in 1961, and he created the Freshman Camp & World Student Fund....

Robert H. Ferst

Robert Harold Ferst comes from a family of Georgia Tech alums and it can easily be said that Robert lived up to the family name. Robert was a 1938 Mechanical Enginee...

Sam Nunn

Nunn was born in Macon, Georgia and raised in nearby Perry, and he grew up with family connection to politics; he was a grandnephew of the Congressman Carl Vinson. N...

Shirley Clements Mewborn

Shirley Clements Mewborn attended Georgia Tech in the early 1950s, when Georgia Tech only had five women. After attending Western Carolina Teachers College for one y...

Stephen C. Hall

Colonel Stephen C. Hall, USAF (Retired), is a 1967 Georgia Tech graduate with a degree in Management. After graduating from Georgia Tech, he served in the Air F...

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