Georgia Tech Savannah honors fall 2010 graduates at ceremony on December 7, 2010

SAVANNAH (10-Dec-10) - The Georgia Institute of Technology held its annual graduate recognition and awards ceremony for 25 degree candidates of the Savannah campus on December 7, 2010. Georgia Tech Savannah offers classes leading to degrees in the fields of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Doctoral students were honored and inducted into the "Order of the Engineer." Students that take the Oath of an Engineer pledge to "practice integrity and fair dealing, tolerance and respect, and to uphold to the standards and the diginity" in their profession.

The annual ceremony was marked by a video address from Dr. J. David Frost, Vice Provost of Georgia Tech and Director of Georgia Tech Savannah. It alsofeatured guest speaker Cathy Hill, Region Vice President of the Coastal Region for Georgia Power. Hill is an alum of Georgia Tech. She earned her Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech, an MBA from Georgia State University and completed the Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School.

The ceremony was held at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum.

WTOC-TV covered the event.

Read the transcript.

View photos of the ceremony

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About Georgia Tech Savannah

The Georgia Institute of Technology, also known as Georgia Tech, is one of the world's premier research universities. Ranked the 10th best engineering and information technology university in the world by the Times Higher Education-QS World University Rankings and seventh among U.S. News & World Report's top public universities, Georgia Tech has more than 20,000 students and is among the nation's top producers of women and minority engineers. The Georgia Tech Savannah campus offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in mechanical engineering, civil and environmental engineering, and electrical and computer engineering.

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