Anne Eaton, an alumna of GSU's first class of gerontology graduates, 1977, was featured on the Living History web page of the Georgia Tech Alumni Association. Ms. Eaton remains active with the Gerontology Institute and continues to assist older students with an endowed scholarship in her name (see Financial Assistance for details.)
Other degrees held by Ms. Eaton include: BA, Germany; MS, Gerontology, GSU; Georgia Tech Evening School of Applied Science, 1941-1943; Georgia Tech School of Psychology, 2 years, 1990s.
Ms. Eaton wore many hats in her professional career. She was a commercial artist and designer, a methods analyst for Sears and Roebuck, a technical and speech writer, the department store Credit Manager for J. P. Allen, and continues her career as a Social Gerontologist.
Her accomplishments range from co-founder of Life Enrichment Services, Inc., an educational organization for people over 50 years of age; Member of the Georgia Tech Faculty Women's Club; Representative for DeKalb and Rockdale Counties to the White House Conference on Aging; and Georgia Senate's Distinguished Senior Georgian (1999).
Anne Eaton has authored 5 books: Never Make a Left Turn; Atlanta Here We Come; From Kitty Hawk to the Internet; Anything in Life is a Challenge; and, My School Diary at the Golden Age.