Sam Dennard

A dream fulfilled: Dennard got in and got out

Sam Dennard, who graduates May 5 from Georgia Tech with a bachelor's in civil engineering and a job at Pond & Company waiting. (Photo: Rob Felt)

Sam Dennard was determined to attend Georgia Tech. The Suwanee, Georgia, resident started his secondary education while at Lambert High School as a dual enrollee at Gainesville State College (now the University of North Georgia). He thought transferring into Tech would go smoothly. It didn't.

Friday, May 4, 2018

ASCE helps shelter replace playground

Students from the Georgia Tech chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers take down a piece of playground equipment for International Women's House in Decatur, Georgia. (Photo Courtesy: ASCE Georgia Tech)

A group of leaders from the Georgia Tech chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers spent a few hours recently helping the International Women’s House in Decatur, Georgia, get new playground equipment for its young clients.

Friday, November 3, 2017

Class bikes through the Netherlands to study sustainable transportation

The Sustainable Transportation Abroad class outside the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

A group of Georgia Tech students has just returned from two weeks studying bicycle infrastructure in the Netherlands and contrasting the Dutch approach to American standards. The overwhelming consensus: it’s not just bicycles that define the Dutch transportation system. Rather, it's the integration of biking with all forms of public transit and infrastructure planning that makes the Netherlands’ famed bike culture a way of life.

Friday, June 3, 2016
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