Our History

Charter Date:
November 13th, 2001

Geogia Tech School Year Starting Fall 2011...

6:30pm Thursday, May 2nd @ Alumni House - Hispanic Spring Graduation Dinner

GTHAN and OHI would like to invite you to celebrate with the most recent graduates of GT!

WHAT: GTHAN/OHI Spring Graduation Dinner

WHEN: May 2nd, 2013

TIME: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

WHERE: Alumni House

Hispanic Graduates ate food and listened to Georgia Tech alumni describe achievements.


Thursday, April 4th, 2013 @ Ormsby's - Happy Hour

 Thursday, April 4th, 2013 - Happy Hour @ Ormsby's!
GTHAN members and friends gathered at Ormsby's for food & drink at 6:30 p.m. onward.
1170 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, GA

OHI GTHAN Hispanic Graduation Dinner

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Georgia Tech Alumni House
190 North Avenue
Attendees ate dinner and listened to guest speakers.

Tailgate on Saturday, October 27th at 12:00pm

SHPE and GTHAN tailgated before the kickoff of the football game between GT and BYU!
 Food and drinks were provided as well as various raffles and surprises. The party took place next to the Georgia Tech Ferst Center for the Arts with the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), Hispanic Alumni Network (GTHAN), and other Georgia Tech Hispanic student groups.

Happy Hour, August 9th

Thank you to those who joined us for the Happy Hour at Ormsby's on Thursday, August 9th, 2012, at 5:30 p.m.

1170 Howell Mill Road
Atlanta, GA

August 2012 Newsletter

Please click here for more information regarding the newsletter!

Wednesday, May 23rd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm @ GT Alumni House
Students and faculty ate dinner and listened to a panel of speakers discuss how immigration law impacts foreign students and teachers. 

Immigration Law Event

Wednesday, May 2nd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm @ GT Alumni House
Graduates had a catered dinner and listened to speakers to celebrate the graduation of Hispanics. 

Spring Hispanic/Latino Graduate Dinner


Water Symposium

Water Resources Symposium
Monday, April 16th, 2012, 11am - 3pm
Recruitment Fair from 3pm to 5pm!
Click here to see the event at the Georgia Tech Alumni House.
Thursday, March 29th, 2012 and 
Wednesday, March 7th, 2012, 12:00pm - 1:00pm @ GT Alumni House
GTHAN hosted lunch while discussing how to join and contribute to the Hispanic Alumni Network at Georgia Tech!
Wednesday, December 14th, 2011, 6:30pm - 8:30pm @ GT Alumni House
December graduates enjoyed a complimentary dinner.
Thank you to Dr. Rigoberto Hernandez, our keynote speaker who delivered a fun, inspirational speech that everyone enjoyed.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011, 8:30a – 10:30a Or 1:00p – 3:00p @ GA Tech Hotel & Convention Center GTHAN met with the technology employees of Turner after an official invitation.
Friday, August 26th, 2011, 5:00pm - 7:30pm - Cookout for Latino Welcome Weekend @ Georgia Tech Campus
Students and Alumni ate food and mingled in the courtyard of the Skiles building where they listened to live music performed by the GT Salsa Club and watched amazing acts performed by the Magicians @ GT. Chess, frisbee, dominoes, and other games entertained the crowd. Thank the Eaton Corporation and GT Hispanic & Latino organizations for making this a successful event.
Georgia Tech School Year Starting Fall 2010...
Thursday, June 23rd, 2011, 6:00pm - 8:30pm - Affinity Group Mix-It-Up Networking @ The Atlantic's Club Room of Atlantic Station
Alumni enjoyed a live band, cocktails, and catered food, as well as listened to various companies sponsored at the event. Many prizes were raffled and won by attendees.
Wednesday, May 4th, 2011, 6:00pm - 8:00pm - GTHAN Meeting @ Alumni House Ballroom
Dr. Archie Ervin, the new VP for Institute Diversity, talked with alumni regarding the successes and challenges of diversity at Georgia Tech.
Wednesday, April 27th, 2011, 6:30pm - 8:30pm - Hispanic Spring Graduation Reception @ Alumni House Ballroom
Newest GT Graduates & Guests enjoyed cocktails & catered food and listened to Guest Speaker Cindy Zapata from the School of Management.
Saturday, April 16, 2011 - 39th Annual Dean Griffin Pi Mile 5k Road Race
Alumni joined us on the Tech Tower Lawn prior to the Pi Mile 5k Race. Many participated and ran for various Affinity Groups including GTHAN.
Thursday, March 17th, 2011, 2:00pm-5:00pm - Resume & Interview Workshop Sponsored by Kimberly-Clark In the Gordy Room of the Wardlaw Building

Alumni listened to Kimberly Clark representatives give pointers on how to practice for an interview. Each attendant had time for one-on-one professional resume review and learned resume building techniques.
Tuesday, December 7th, 2010, 6:30 - 8:30pm - Fall 2010 Hispanic Graduates Dinner
Georgia Tech Alumni House, 190 North Ave. Atlanta, GA
Kimberly-Clark hosted the Georgia Tech Hispanic Alumni Network's and the Office of Hispanic Initiatives' Graduation Dinner!
This dinner honored GT’s Fall 2010 Hispanic Graduates where honorees, alumni, faculty, staff as well as Kimberly-Clark executives mingled and networked.
Thank you to everyone who attended and Kimberly-Clark for making this a successful event.
Friday, October 29th, 2010 - Costume Tango & Masquerade at Callanwolde
Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarcliff Rd, Atlanta, GA 
8 PM started introductary lessons with Gabriela Lopez
After 9 PM, the Milonga Tango Dance Party got into full swing with DJ Manuel
Saturday, October 9th, 2010 - Homecoming Game: Georgia Tech vs. Virginia
GTHAN & SHPE tailgated behind the Ferst Center for the Arts and then watched the game in the North End Section at Bobby Dodd Stadium
Friday, October 8th, 2010 - Homecoming Party
GTHAN & SHPE hosted guest speaker DR Cindy P Zapata, PhD, assistant professor of organizational behavior at Georgia Tech in the atrium of the Parker H Petit Biotechnology Building, 315 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA
Speakers engaged the audience regarding the importance of having a sense of belonging.
Alumni & students also enjoyed free food & won special prizes from 6:30 to 8:30 PM.

Georgia Tech School Year 2009 Through Summer 2010...

July 15th, 2010 - GTHAN & GTBAO - Summertime at The Havana Club
The Havana Club, 3112 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, GA
GTHAN paired up with GTBAO for a fun summer night celebration along hip-hop and latin rythms! Young alumni joined the celebration and toasted for great past and future times. Lots of fun!

June 24th, 2010 - GT Affinity Group Networking - Mixer and Young Alumni Challenge

Ruth's Chris Steak House, 267 Marietta Street, Atlanta, GA
Great networking activity with other affinity group leaders and young alumni, unfortunately we didn't win the prize of $500 in the Young Alumni Challenge, we were present and learned from other organizations.

June 16th, 2010 - GTHAN, SHPE & IBM - Smarter Planet Networking and Info Session
IBM Campus @ 4111 Northside Parkway NW, Atlanta, GA
At this event we learned about IBM's Smarter Planet Campaign and how technology is being used to solve many of today’s challenges, we mingled with other hispanic groups present in Atlanta metro area.

April 28th, 2010 - GTHAN & Office of Hispanic Initiatives - Georgia Tech Hispanic Graduates Celebration Dinner
Coco Loco, Cuban Restaurant, 2625 Piedmont Road, Atlanta, GA
This event is becoming a tradition in our group, we celebrated the graduates and their achievements, enjoyed delicious cuban food and networked with other alumni, faculty and staff.

April 27th, 2010 - GT Alumni Association - Alumni Career Fair

Cobb Galleria Center, Atlanta, GA
Joining the Alumni Association stand in the career fair, GTHAN positioned itself among the companies participating in the career fair as well as the alumni attending.
March 20th, 2010 - Leadership Challenge Course - The Five Behaviors of Leadership in Action

Georgia Tech Campus, Atlanta, GA
Unique physical and metal challenging experience in the zip-line facilities at Georgia Tech, while climbing and walking tight ropes we learned about group leadership, team productivity, effective communication, adaptability, and analytical problem solving. Great adventure!
December 2nd, 2009 - GTHAN & Office of Hispanic Initiatives - Georgia Tech Hispanic Graduates Celebration Dinner
Salsa Latin Bistro, 2020 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, GA
The Fall’ 09 Hispanic Graduates were honored with a dinner and recognized for their achievements with special gifts and tokens of appreciation. With your support we hope to continue honoring Hispanic graduates during this event.

October 16th, 2009 - Homecoming Celebration - More Than 100 Years of Hispanics at Georgia Tech

Twelve Hotel Atlantic Station, 361 17th Street, Atlanta, GA
Reception highlighting the legacy of Hispanics at Tech with a poster exhibition featuring renown Hispanic Alumni in areas such as: Engineering, Architecture, Politics

October 15th, 2009 - OMED Celebration - 30th Anniversary of Minority Education at Georgia Tech

Twelve Hotel Atlantic Station, 361 17th Street, Atlanta, GA
Dinner celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Office of Minority Educational Development at Georgia Tech with opening remarks from President G.P. (Bud) Peterson and special guest speaker Hispanic Alumnus David Trivino.
March 5th, 2009 - Smart Planet - Smart Latinos Panel Discussion

Georgia Tech Alumni House, 190 North Avenue, Atlanta, GA
Lively panel discussion and round table networking with panelists: Navy LCDR Roberto F. Sanchez, Dr. Daniel Castro-Lacouture, Assistant Professor in the Building Construction Program at Georgia Tech and Shandra D. Justicia León, PhD student at Georgia Tech and Goizueta fellow in the School of Biology.
Pictures from the past...
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GTHAN Dancing at Night
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