Engineering Their Own Path

Atlanta, GA

Two students. Two very different journeys to Georgia Tech.

One starting in a neighboring county; the other, from all the way across the country. 

Both, however, used a similar pathway: The Regents’ Engineering Transfer Program (RETP).

RETP was established in 1986 by the University System of Georgia to promote engineering education. The program provides a helping hand to students by allowing them to begin college at another university to establish a core math and science curriculum before transferring to a school with their preferred engineering field of study. 

Both Angelique McCoy and Alec Herbert are earning their degrees after coming to Georgia Tech through the RETP program. Here’s how it happened:

Last revised January 7, 2019