For the third consecutive year — and the fourth in the last five — Georgia Tech’s civil engineering bachelor’s degree has been ranked No. 2 in the nation, and both undergraduate programs remain in the top four.
Environmental engineering senior Megan Haynes believes in the power of relationships. Maybe that explains why a challenge from her thermodynamics instructor in the fall has turned into a fruitful partnership with a mechanical engineering mentor and led her to reconsider where the future may lead.
When most students’ phones ring in class, it’s a friend or a parent or someone else who can wait. For Rachel Brashear, though, ignoring that phone call could slow progress on an $11 million renovation of Georgia Tech’s Van Leer Building.
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.
After graduating from Georgia Tech, Austin Sanders will graduate again one week later. He is part of the dual-degree program between Georgia Tech and Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia, and he'll finish with honors from both universities.
The Georgia Tech chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers won the top overall chapter award at the regional Carolinas Conference April 5-7. The student group also won the hydraulics, transportation and environmental competitions and placed in the top three in four other categories.