"According to the sports information staff at Tech, references to the nickname The Flats date back as early as the 1920s. Why The Flats? Because in comparison to Tech Tower, which stands upon a hill, Grant Field lays on the flat part of the Tech campus. " according to: http://www.profootballresearchers.org
Georgia Tech is short for Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Tech is located in Atlanta, Georgia. Visit the Georgia Tech website at: http://www.gatech.edu/
Tech stands for Technology, as in Georgia Institute of Technology
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Georgia Tech Foundation was created in 1932.
Georgia Tech Library was created in 1885.
Georgia Tech Lorraine was created in 1990.
Georgia Tech Savannah was created in 1999.
Someone applies to Georgia Tech by sending in a college application.