Alumni Relations: Marilyn Somers

The 2013 recipient of GEAC’s Award of Excellence in Alumni Relations, Marilyn Somers, has garnered accolades from CASE and the Georgia Tech Alumni Association for her work in developing and expanding Tech’s Living History program. She has personally interviewed 932 individuals recording the history of Georgia Tech, produced 149 special videos for Tech, made more than 325 personal presentations to groups, and produced 10 standing exhibits depicting GT's history. She has been tirelessly dedicated to this program.

Beyond her professional commitment to advancing education, she has chaired or co-chaired five national conferences and served on the inauguration committee for two Board of Regents’ chancellors.

By Frank Pritchett, GEAC Awards Chair
Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, University of West Georgia