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  • A Banner Year for SAA

    A Banner Year for SAA

    With exceptional programs such as Mentor Jackets—which annually pairs students up with alumni based on shared interests—it’s no wonder why Georgia Tech’s Student Alumni Association continues to set new records for engagement and philanthropy. A total of 5,281 students joined SAA during the 2014-15 academic year, up a whopping 26 percent over the previous year, more

  • Dollars & Sense: Steve Chaddick

    Dollars & Sense: Steve Chaddick

    Following a successful career in the telecommunications industry, Steve Chaddick, EE 74, MS EE 82, has made his mark locally as an active angel investor and a great supporter of Tech’s programs, faculty and students. When our staff wanted to find out more about how startup funding works, Chaddick was the first person we thought more

  • Much More Than a  Hair-Brained Idea

    Much More Than a Hair-Brained Idea

    Scope out the hair-care aisle in the beauty section of any major retailer and you’ll find a familiar scene: a woman with a bottle of shampoo in hand, staring in dismay at the horde of options on the shelves in front of her. Should she pick sulfate-free or biotin add-in shampoo? Should she be looking more

  • Endevvr Empowers Teen Entrepreneurs

    Endevvr Empowers Teen Entrepreneurs

    Teenagers aren’t exactly known for their discipline and focus. But Mary Winn Miller, IE 07, sees in high school students the potential to be successful leaders and create their own companies, despite their young age. In fact, Miller wishes someone would have taught her about entrepreneurship when she was a teen. That’s why she and more

  • Investing in a New Era for Georgia Tech

    Investing in a New Era for Georgia Tech

    If you’re plugged into the local and even national startup scene, you’re probably familiar with Tech’s long-standing business incubator, the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC). You may also know about Tech’s overarching business outreach organization, the Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2). At the helm of both these organizations is Stephen Fleming, Phys 83, an alumnus with more