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The Georgia Institute of Technology boasts a long history of academic excellence, and it is known primarily for its rigorous degree programs. Alumni include Olympic athletes, a Nobel Prize winner, top military officials, multiple astronauts, CEOs, and two presidents, proving that Georgia Tech is a founder of famous faces. Shown here: three-time Olympic gold medalist Angelo Taylor has competed for the United States in both the 400-meter hurdles and the 4x400 meter relay at three separate Olympic Games. He graduated from Georgia Tech in 1999.