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Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine

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Following a presentation to an alumni group in Chattanooga, Tenn., in March, Georgia Tech’s dean of engineering Don Giddens was posed a question: How will a University of Georgia engineering degree compare to one from Georgia Tech?

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Following a presentation to an alumni group in Chattanooga, Tenn., in March, Georgia Tech’s dean of engineering Don Giddens was posed a question: How will a University of Georgia engineering degree compare to one from Georgia Tech?

Perhaps it was a rhetorical question, but after some of the snickers in the crowd subsided, Giddens replied, “First of all, one of the arguments that the University of Georgia used was that … they really needed to offer engineering and medicine both in order to be a first-tier university. So our kind of tongue-in-cheek comeback to that was, ‘Are you going to add a third-rate engineering program and become a first-rate university?’” Read Full Article

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

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College of Engineering, Don Giddens, IBB
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  • Created By: Floyd Wood
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Jun 1, 2011 - 4:28am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:08pm