A member of both the Georgia Tech Foundation and the Alexander-Tharpe Fund boards, Brock also chaired his 40th reunion committee this year.
He previously served as a member of the Georgia Tech Advisory Board and his 25th reunion committee, and he was named a College of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus in 1996.
Brock also recently provided funding for two Georgia Research Alliance chairs and eminent scholars in cancer research at both Georgia Tech and Emory University.
Additionally, the Brocks have established the Brock Family Fund, which supports the Child and Adolescent Moods Disorder Program at Emory, and established an undergraduate scholarship for the Georgia Tech School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
"It gives us a place here on campus that we can practice in bad weather and get in during storms plus it will help in recruiting. It is something that we needed so it was awfully kind of John and Mary to do that."
Georgia Tech AD Dan Radakovich
"John and Mary Brock are tremendous friends of Georgia Tech and its athletic program. They genuinely enjoy supporting our athletes and watching them compete. We are elated that they have chosen to build this state-of-the-art facility on our campus."
Groundbreaking: January, 2011
Open: August, 2011
Project Management: Barton Malow
Project Architect: Knight Architects
Size: 88,000 sq. feet - approximate
Tallest Point: 65 feet over middle of field
Six Airhanger doors lead to outdoor practice field
Raised platform for guests and recruits
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Tech's New Football Facility Nears Completion - July 2, 2011 - Midtown.Patch.com
Georgia Tech Invites Media to Tour Football Indoor Facility - July 1, 2011 - WSBTV.com
Effective and Efficient - July 1, 2011 - Sting Daily
Tech Indoor Facility to Provide Recruiting Edge - July 1, 2011 - AJC
AJC Photo Gallery - March 29, 2011 - AJC
Brock Family Football Facility on Schedule - Feb. 25, 2011 - Sting Daily
Brock Football Indoor Practice Facility Construction Underway - Jan. 5, 2011 - RamblinWreck.com
Brock Family Gift Paves Way for Indoor Practice Facility - Oct. 14, 2010 - GT Alumni Magazine
Alum donates $3.5 million for indoor facility - Oct. 1, 2010 - Technique
Tech gets $3.5 million gift for football - Sept. 15, 2010 - AJC
Brock Family Commitment Will Go Toward Indoor Practice Facility - Sept. 15, 2010 - RamblinWreck.com