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President G.P. "Bud" Peterson Visits Colonel's Island on Day One of 2017 Summer Tour

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2017 Georgia Tour Blog Day Two — June 20

Day two of the 2017 Georgia Tour took us to the cities of Douglas, Tifton, and Valdosta. Events included a tour of Optima Chemical Group, the Heritage Station Museum, and a Lions Club meeting in Douglas. In Tifton, we visited the Georgia Peanut Commission where I was able to "drive" an autonomous tractor. We also visited the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's regional office, which opened last month. The day ended with an alumni meeting in Valdosta. 

President's Spring Update 2017

At Georgia Tech, we’re creating life-changing applications through our research, providing policy leadership, preparing leaders and innovators, and exploring new roles and methodologies in education. We are creating “the next” by leading the way in STEM education for learners ranging in age from 6 to 70, knowing that lifelong learning is the way of the future. We are making an economic impact through our research and by creating innovation neighborhoods and providing professional resources for startups, Fortune 500 companies, and everything in between. 


 

Commitment to Diversity

“We will recruit, develop, retain, and engage a diverse cadre of students, faculty, and staff with a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, interests, and talents, creating a campus community that exemplifies the best in all of us—in our intellectual pursuits, our diversity of thought, our personal integrity, and our inclusive excellence.” 
—Georgia Tech Strategic Plan