Celebrating the Legacy of the First Black Student-Athletes

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday September 27, 2018
      3:00 pm
  • Location: Griffin Ballroom, Georgia Tech Alumni House
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  • Fee(s):
    Free
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Contact

Jen Abrams

Athletic Association

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Summary Sentence: The Georgia Tech community is invited to celebrate the groundbreaking student-athletes during a campus panel on Thursday, September 27.

Full Summary: The Georgia Tech community is invited to celebrate the groundbreaking student-athletes during a campus panel on Thursday, September 27.

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Georgia Tech will celebrate the legacy of its first African-American football student-athletes with a series of events from Sept. 27-29. The celebration will be held in conjunction with Georgia Tech football’s home game versus Bowling Green on Sept. 29 at Bobby Dodd Stadium. The honorees for the weekend celebration include Eddie McAshan, Karl Barnes, Greg Horne, Cleo Johnson, Joe Harris, Rudy Allen, Tommy Crowley, and David Sims.

The Georgia Tech community is invited to celebrate the groundbreaking student-athletes during a campus panel on Thursday, September 27.

The campus panel will feature discussion among the honorees about why they chose to attend Georgia Tech, their experiences as student-athletes at Tech, their journeys after GT and their legacies. The honorees will also take questions from the audience. Moderated by Dr. Othello Harris, associate professor of sociology and gerontology at Miami University (Ohio), the event is open to all members of the campus community (students, faculty and staff) but space is limited.

To secure a spot at the highly anticipated event, please RSVP.

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In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

General, GT Athletics

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
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Other/Miscellaneous, Sports/Athletics
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Status
  • Created By: Kristen Bailey
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Sep 14, 2018 - 9:39am
  • Last Updated: Sep 21, 2018 - 11:15am