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Join the Georgia Tech community during Homecoming weekend, Oct. 29-30. Milestone (10th, 25th, 40th, and 50th) reunions; a Traditions presentation; president’s address; and Ramblin’ Wreck Parade are all lined up for this jam-packed weekend of festivities. It's an opportunity to cheer for Yellow Jackets, connect with classmates, and truly celebrate everything Tech.

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Watch the Mini 500 and Wreck Parade live on Institute social media:


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Homecoming also offers campus an opportunity to spotlight alumni who have come back to work, learn, and thrive at Tech. Explore these stories from across the community:



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Home at Georgia Tech: Then and Now

Seventeen College of Engineering faculty members have three or more Georgia Tech degrees and have made their alma mater home again.


Rebecca Wilson, David Joyner, Andrew Leonard, Cedric Stallworth, Jennifer Whitlow, Charles Isbell, and Sheila Isbell.

Computing Alumni Return to Campus

As Georgia Tech prepares to welcome its alumni back to campus for Homecoming 2021, the College of Computing is recognizing some of its alumni that have returned to stay and work as staff and faculty in the College. 


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Coming Home: From Scheller and Back Again

Meet Dave Deiters, Class of 1982 graduate of the Scheller College of Business. After an impressive 35-year career in management and business strategy consulting, he retired as president from global consultancy North Highland in 2015. In 2018, he returned to Scheller to become the executive director of the Jones MBA Career Center.


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The Great Library Passing: Operation Book Redux

In Fall 1953, the entire first-year class of students lined up one-by-one, over a quarter mile, to move thousands of books from the Carnegie Building to the Price Gilbert Memorial Library. Learn how Tech engineers pulled off this fascinating feat of collaboration, and join the commemorative event at the Library courtyard Friday, Oct. 29.


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Just the Facts, Ma’am: Alumna Katie Sclafani

From interpreting facts and figures to helping drive diversity understanding in the workplace, data analyst Katie Sclafani shows she's a true Yellow Jacket.


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What Was Life Like at Georgia Tech 50 Years Ago?

Philip Cheaney and Phillip Jones were two of the first three graduates from the Georgia Tech School of Economics in 1971. Over a series of emails and a group interview, the two men reflected on what has changed the most at Georgia Tech and also offered their best advice for students graduating today.


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Calling Georgia Tech Home: Moving From Student to Employee

Brooke Beckert, James Corbett, and Stuart Michelson all graduated from Georgia Tech at different times. Still, their experiences are unified by the fact that their GTRI student jobs turned into fulfilling full-time careers.