Tech Reflections

Tech Reflections

Tech Reflections

By Julia Faherty | December 15, 2016

Graduating students tell their version of the Tech experience, sharing memories from their time as undergraduates.

Produced, recorded, and edited by student communications assistant Julia Faherty.

Ambar Johnson

Ambar Johnson, a fifth-year history, technology, and society major, originally came from Boston, Massachusetts, to Atlanta. She chose to attend Tech for its great engineering program but, after changing her major, found that Tech excels in many other programs as well.

Ryan Parks

After transferring from the University of Central Florida, mechanical engineering major Ryan Parks has followed in his parents' footsteps by attending Tech and continuing to cheer on the Yellow Jackets.

Elizabeth Waters

Fifth-year mechanical engineering major Elizabeth Waters has had a successful journey through Tech, starting as a freshman in the Grand Challenges program, winning an international case competition, growing in her spirituality at the Georgia Tech Catholic Center, and accepting a job offer with ExxonMobil after graduation.

Raunac Khandaker

Fifth-year civil engineering major Raunac Khandaker has enjoyed her time at Tech by serving as a peer leader in Housing, serving as president of the American Civil Engineering Society, connecting with her Bengali roots, and interning. She plans to continue her studies at Tech in the BS/MS program and eventually hopes to earn a Ph.D. in civil engineering.

Dina Mengesha

Born in Ethiopia, fourth-year biology major Dina Mengesha has had a variety of cultural experiences at Tech. She looks forward to working in Nicaragua with the Peace Corps after graduation.