What Tech Taught Me

Nearly everyone at Georgia Tech spends the bulk of their time looking forward and Creating the Next. But we felt compelled to ask some of Tech’s top alumni to instead look back—and reflect on their formative times as students at the Institute—and share the answer to a simple, straightforward question: “What is the most important thing you learned at Georgia Tech?” Here are their answers.

Compiled and Edited by Roger Slavens

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Homecoming 2017

Homecoming and Reunion weekend is October 19-21, 2017. Whether you come back every year, or are making a special trip to celebrate your reunion, Homecoming is a time to celebrate tradition, relive memories and rediscover Tech’s breathtaking campus.


Join Georgia Tech alumni and friends on exciting adventures around the world. Whether you enjoy exotic destinations or returning to your favorite European city, a leisurely river cruise or an in-depth look at one locale, we have a tour for you.

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Our online alumni directory is a powerful resource for personal and professional networking. The Institute’s strong and successful alumni network is one of the biggest benefits of a Georgia Tech education. Take advantage of this easy way to keep up-to-date with friends and make new connections with fellow alumni.

The Georgia Tech Student Alumni Association (SAA) needs alumni volunteers to help kick off the 2017-2018 membership year.
This four-day intensive program led by Georgia Tech faculty will help you develop new skills and perspectives to succeed in your organization.
Homecoming and Reunion Weekend
Homecoming is a time to celebrate tradition, relive memories and rediscover Tech’s breathtaking campus. Learn more.
Join GTBAO at their annual awards gala recognizing outstanding black Georgia Tech alumni and key figures that have made significant breakthroughs in their industries.
Regional Alumni Gala- Shanghai, China
For more information about this special weekend of Georgia Tech events in Shanghai, China, click here
GT Basketball vs UCLA (2017 Pac-12 China Game)
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Men’s Basketball Team will face UCLA in the 2017 Pac-12 China Game.
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