IBB Community, GT President & Friends Gather for Petit Scholars Dinner

Funds Raised for Undergraduate Research and Parker H. "Pete" Petit Honored

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IBB Community, New GT President & Friends Enjoy Petit Scholars D

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IBB Community, New GT President & Friends Enjoy Petit Scholars Dinner

The IBB Community, new Georgia Tech President, G.P. "Bud" Peterson and Friends of the Petit Institute gathered to raise funds for undergraduate research program and to honor Parker H. "Pete" Petit for his many contributions to the success of the Institute.

The evening included introductory remarks from Dr. Peterson as well as featured guest speaker, Bill Hawkins, Chief Executive Officer of Medtronic Inc., whose talk was entitled, "Climate Change: Opportunities for the Medical Device Industry in the 'Sunshine' Age."

Additionally, IBB's undergraduate research program was renamed the Parker H. Petit Undergraduate Research Scholars.

The evening was a great success raising approximately $150,000 for the Petit Scholars Program.

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

PREMIER
Russ & Sherry Bell
GB & Cheryl Espy
Steve Padgette - Monsanto

GOLD
Tom Weldon - Accuitive Medical Ventures
Jay Yadav - CardioMems
King and Spaulding

SILVER
Kevin Bryne - The University Financing Foundation
Tom Callaway - Life Science Partner
Mike Connor - The Pivotal Point Group
Ed Cordell & David Mason - Given Image
Bill Matthews - Heidrick & Struggles
Mack Reese - Gateway Development Services, Inc.

BRONZE
Monica Bell - CUH2A
Jim Borders - Novare Group
Dave Butler - Turner Construction
Paul Citron
Steve Gorlin - Gorlin Companies
Spencer King - St. Joseph's Hospital
Kurt Last - Specialty Operations
Tina McKeon - Fish & Richardson

For more information about IBB and how to contribute to the Petit Scholars, visit: Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience

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Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB)

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Institute and Campus, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Special Events and Guest Speakers, Engineering, Nanotechnology and Nanoscience, Research
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Bill Hawkins, Bud Peterson, Georgia Tech, IBB, Medtronic, Parker H. Petit Institute, Petit Scholars
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  • Created By: Colly Mitchell
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Apr 20, 2009 - 8:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:06pm