Earlier this week semi-finalists in the Buzzinga! case-competition made presentations to a panel of judges on their ideas and proposals of entirely student driven solutions to campus challenges. Organizers of the competition put forward the [...]
For the first time in over a decade, undergraduate students will be able to take a wellness class to fulfill their physical wellness requirement for graduation. The School of Applied Physiology has been working on [...]
A new Sports, Society and Technology (SST) program is scheduled to launch in the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts (IAC) in 2014. The program will allow students and faculty to work together to study [...]
As conditions within the library infrastructure and systems continue to deteriorate, the libraries administration has put together a renovation plan to be executed in 2020 to address these issues. “We constantly have students talking about [...]
The Georgia Tech Police Department (GTPD) is planning to begin construction and renovations to be made to the departments building on Hemphill Avenue. “What we’re trying to do is make a more efficient use of [...]
With the state legislature session halfway finished, Tech’s key institute leaders are continuing to push their 2013 legislative priorities to gain additional funding for the institution. “During the legislature, certainly from January to the end [...]
In 2009, the Georgia Board of Regents (BoR) put in place a fee on the Graduate Student Body to “maintain broad access and preserve academic quality across the system”. The Special Institutional Fee (SIF) was [...]
Over the past two weeks, students, faculty and staff received an email from Institute President G. P. “Bud” Peterson and other administrators inviting them to take the Campus Climate Survey. For the first time, the [...]
Despite increases in research awards and need for resources, the library has faced difficulty in addressing these demands across campus due to a relatively stagnant budget. “From the collections standpoint, what we’re not doing is [...]
Recently, the Office of the President and the Undergraduate Student Government Association (SGA) have been collaborating to develop a plan to split the Spring 2013 commencement ceremony. “We suggest finding ways to increase the number [...]
When looking for time estimates for Stingers and Tech Trolleys, students have been met with disappointment. For the past two weeks as all they saw was the message, “Transit service operating normally but unable to [...]
Conversations have started between students and the administration to begin to begin planning and determine the feasibility of expanding the Student Center, although there are no major plans being made yet.
Conversations have started between students and the administration to begin to begin planning and determine the feasibility of expanding the Student Center, although there are no major plans being made yet. “Right now, there’s a [...]
On Jan. 15, at approximately 1:30 a.m., two students were victims of two armed robberies, resulting in the first distribution of the Georgia Tech Police Department’s (GTPD) Clery alerts this semester. A statement released by [...]
Earlier last month, the Higher Education Funding Commission, appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal, approved a new formula to determine funding for all colleges that links funding received from taxpayer money to improving students’ success as well as the number of degrees and certificates awarded.