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  • Meet Chris Griffin, Title IX Coordinator

    As the Title IX Coordinator, Chris Griffin is the designated Institute official with responsibility for coordinating the institute’s compliance with Title IX and other federal and state laws and regulations relating to sex-based discrimination.

    As the Title IX Coordinator, Chris Griffin is the designated Institute official with responsibility for coordinating the institute’s compliance with Title IX and other federal and state laws and regulations relating to sex-based discrimination.

  • Georgia Tech's Focus Program Celebrates 30th Anniversary

    Focus is a four-day graduate recruitment program that invites the best and brighest students from underrepresented groups to Georgia Tech's campus to learn about graduate education and careers in research or academia.

    Focus is a four-day graduate recruitment program that invites the best and brighest students from underrepresented groups to Georgia Tech's campus to learn about graduate education and careers in research or academia.

  • 2022 Lavender Celebration Honors Graduates and Champions

    This year marks the 10th annual Lavender Graduation and eighth annual Lavender Awards.

    This year's ceremony included recognition of graduating students and awards for staff allyship and advocacy.

    On the evening of April 14, the Georgia Tech community celebrated its 10th annual Lavender Graduation and eighth annual Lavender Awards at the Historic Academy of Medicine.

  • State Holidays Expanded to Include Juneteenth

    Juneteenth National Independence Day, which falls on a Sunday this year, will be observed on Monday, June 20.

    Beginning this year, Georgia Tech will add Juneteenth to its list of Institute-wide holidays. Juneteenth National Independence Day, which falls on a Sunday this year, will be observed on Monday, June 20. 

  • Georgia Tech Trailblazers Awarded the 2022 Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage

    Tech's first enrolled Black students and first Black graduate receive one of the Institute's top honors.

    Ford Greene, Ralph Long Jr., and Lawrence Williams, Georgia Tech’s first Black students, and Ronald Yancey, Tech’s first Black graduate, are the recipients of the 2022 Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage.

  • 28th Annual Tower Awards Celebrates Student Achievement

    The Tower Awards are held each year to celebrate the academic achievements of students from historically underrepresented groups. More than 1,800 students were academically eligible for a Tower Award in 2022.

    The Tower Awards are held each year to celebrate the academic achievements of students from historically underrepresented groups.

    The Tower Awards are held each year to celebrate the academic achievements of students from historically underrepresented groups. More than 1,800 students were academically eligible for a Tower Award in 2022.

  • New Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Provides Roadmap to a More Inclusive Georgia Tech

    With the launch of its first ever strategic plan for diversity, equity, and inclusion, Georgia Tech is carving a path towards a more inclusive campus community.

    With the launch of its first ever strategic plan for diversity, equity, and inclusion, Georgia Tech is carving a path towards a more inclusive campus community.

  • ISyE Lecturer to Receive Teaching Honor from Georgia Tech Women in Engineering

    Damon Williams has been selected to receive the 2022 Georgia Tech Women in Engineering (WIE) Teaching Excellence Award, which will be presented at a banquet on April 14.

    Damon Williams, a senior lecturer in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE), has been selected to receive the 2022 Georgia Tech Women in Engineering (WIE) Teaching Excellence Award, which will be presented at the organization’s annual banquet on April 14.

  • Inclusive STEM Teaching Fellows Program Now Accepting Applications

    A collaboration between the Colleges of Computing, Engineering, and Sciences, along with the Center for Teaching and Learning and Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will prepare instructors for success in creating inclusive teaching environments

  • Culture Initiative Seeks to Strengthen Institute Values

    Supporting and empowering everyone — students, faculty, staff, alumni, and affiliates — to embed the values in their daily interactions is a core objective of L.O.V.E. GT.

    Supporting and empowering everyone — students, faculty, staff, alumni, and affiliates — to embed the values in their daily interactions is a core objective of L.O.V.E. GT. 

  • MagTrack Technology Opens Doors for Independent Operation of Smartphones, Computers, and Other Devices for Wheelchair Users

    Georgia Tech’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering partners with Brooks Rehabilitation in human participant phase of groundbreaking technology study

    Clinical work begins with MagTrack, a cutting-edge assistive technology that enables power wheelchair users to control their connected devices and drive their power wheelchairs using an alternative, multimodal controller.

  • Georgia Tech Partners to Launch MARTA Reach Pilot Program Across Atlanta

    New on-demand program will connect riders to stations

    New on-demand shuttle program developed by Georgia Tech researchers in partnership with MARTA will connect riders to stations.

  • 2022 Campus Climate Survey Seeks Feedback on Lived Experiences at Georgia Tech

    Make your voice heard!

    All students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate in the Campus Climate Survey and share their experiences as members of our campus community.

    Institute Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and the Office of Academic Effectiveness invite all students, faculty and staff to participate in the Campus Climate Survey and share their experiences as members of our campus community. 

  • Philonise Floyd Talks Being Black In America and How to Impact Change in 2022 Black History Month Lecture

    He joined a virtual crowd to answer questions about how his life has changed since his brother's murder.

  • Philonise Floyd Named Featured Speaker at 2022 Black History Month Lecture

    Philonise Floyd, activist and brother of George Floyd, will be the featured speaker at the 2022 Black History Month Lecture.

    Philonise Floyd, activist and brother of George Floyd, will be the featured speaker at the 2022 Black History Month Lecture.

    Philonise Floyd, activist and brother of George Floyd, will be the featured speaker at the 2022 Black History Month Lecture.

  • Gender Equity Award Nominations Accepted Until February 22

    The winner should have led a transformative, large-scale effort to advance gender equity at Georgia Tech

  • Black History Month Viewing Recommendations

    Faculty and staff members recommend documentaries, feature films, and television series that explore race, identity, history, and memory.

    Faculty and staff members recommend documentaries, feature films, and television series that explore race, identity, history, and memory.

  • Banners Herald 60th Anniversary of Black Student Matriculation

    Celebratory banners will be on display through end of May.

    Celebratory banners will be on display through end of May.

  • Tech ‘Trailblazers’ to Receive Ivan Allen Jr. Prize

    Ford Greene, Ralph Long Jr., and Lawrence Williams, Georgia Tech’s first Black students, and Ronald Yancey, Tech’s first Black graduate, will receive the 2022 Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage.

    Ford Greene, Ralph Long Jr., and Lawrence Williams, Georgia Tech’s first Black students, and Ronald Yancey, Tech’s first Black graduate, will receive the 2022 Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage.

  • Georgia Tech Announces New Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

    Skye Duckett has been named the new vice president and chief human resources officer after a nationwide search.

    Skye Duckett has been named the new vice president and chief human resources officer after a nationwide search.