Georgia Tech Savannah Open House


SAVANNAH, Ga. (March 28, 2011) –Georgia Tech Savannah (GTS) invites prospective students, parents, the general public and media to attend an Open House on April 2, 2011 from 2 - 5 p.m. Attendees will learn more about the Georgia Tech application process, take a guided tour of the campus, meet current students and professors and view live lab demonstrations. In addition, visitors can learn more about Georgia Tech Savannah’s summer camp offerings for students in grades 4 -12.

Demonstrations will be performed including a team of Electrical and Computer Engineering students who built a Paraplegic Assisted Driving System on a golf cart. Student organizations will be present to field questions and discuss student activities, internship and co-op experiences. In addition, an interactive computer animation workshop about SCRATCH will be held for the younger participants. SCRATCH is a very popular K-12 community outreach activity that is utilized during the summer camps.

The Georgia Tech Savannah event follows open houses being held at Armstrong Atlantic State University and Georgia Southern University earlier in the day. RSVPs are recommended but not required. For more information or to register for the Georgia Tech Savannah Open House, visit:


Date:  Saturday, April 2, 2011

Time: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Location: Georgia Tech Savannah 210 Technology Circle Savannah, GA 31407 (912) 966-7922


VisualsPhoto and video opportunities available throughout the event. Media are encouraged to attend in order to obtain photos and footage of engineering demonstrations and presentations. Demonstrations include:

  • Wave tank
  • Lego robots
  • Scratch animation software--a free software program
  • Golf cart outfitted with Paraplegic Assisted Driving System 



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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