Colorado School of Mines recently received 12 large gifts:

The Adolph Coors Foundation contributed a total of $275,000 to support the William K. Coors Distinguished Chair in Chemical Engineering and the Herman F. Coors Professorial Chair in Ceramics.

Harry D. Campbell ‘42 made the final $157,769 pledge payment on his $700,000 commitment to Marquez Hall.

William F. Guenther, Jr. ‘42 made a $100,000 payment toward his pledge in support of the Guenther Endowed Scholarship Fund.

Hess Corporation contributed $200,000 toward their $1 million pledge to the Marquez Hall building project and $55,000 to support the Department of Petroleum Engineering and the Department of Geophysics.

Harold M. ‘68 and Patricia Korell contributed $195,427 to provide marketing support to the Colorado School of Mines Foundation.

John P. ‘52 and Erika Lockridge made gifts totaling $200,000 to support the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, the Geology Trail and scholarships for the basketball team.

F.H. Merelli ‘59 made gifts totaling $120,000 in support of the Petroleum Engineering Department and The Mines Fund.

At the recommendation of F. Steven ‘56 and Gayle Mooney, the Galena Foundation made pledge payments totaling $1.4 million to support the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, student scholarships and capital projects on campus.

Protonic Capital, LLC contributed $200,000 to establish the Protonic Capital, LLC Fuel Cell Center Graduate Fellowship and Equipment Fund.

Schlumberger made a $250,000 payment toward its $1 million commitment to the Marquez Hall building project.

The Viola Vestal Coulter Foundation contributed gifts totaling $103,000 in support of scholarships, fellowships, the Coulter Instructorship in Mineral Economics and the Coulter Health Center.

Martin Zinn contributed five rare mineral specimens to the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum.

Other recent gifts of $25,000 and more from individuals, corporations and foundations:

The Alcoa Foundation contributed $70,000 toward a $370,000 pledge to support a recycling, solid waste and public policy initiative in the Division of Economics and Business.

Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc. contributed $75,000 to support the Advanced Water Technology Center (AQWATEC).

The ARCS (Achievement Rewards for College Scientists) Foundation contributed $35,000 toward scholarships.

Bill Barrett Corporation made a $41,667 payment toward their $125,000 commitment to the Marquez Hall building project.

The Boettcher Foundation contributed $25,000 toward the Boettcher Foundation Endowment for Distinctive Educational Programming.

Bonanza Creek Energy contributed $25,000 toward their $100,000 commitment to the Marquez Hall building project.

Steve ‘64 and Dollie Chesebro’ contributed $25,000 in continuing support for the Chesebro’ Athletic Development Fund.

Marshall C. III ‘67 and Jane Crouch made $60,000 in gifts and pledge payments to support Marquez Hall, geophysics scholarships, and research and faculty enhancement in the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering.

William K. Dalton ‘74 contributed $26,747 to support the Department of Geophysics.

Frederick F. Dueser ‘49 contributed $25,000 in gifts and pledge payments to support the Dueser Scholarship Fund.

Patrick J. Early ‘55 made a $25,000 contribution to The Mines Fund.

Richard A. Edrich ‘82, MS ’86, contributed $25,000 to establish the Pamela Edrich Memorial Fund in memory of his wife, Pamela Wood Edrich ‘82.

Hugh ‘49 and Ann Evans made a gift of $62,734 to Mines by donating appreciated securities to their charitable remainder unitrust.

Hershal C., Jr. ‘58 and Trudy Ferguson contributed $30,000 in ongoing support for the Ferguson Athletic Scholarship Fund and the Geology Trail.

Tim ‘70 and Mary Haddon contributed $25,000 to The Mines Fund.

Al Ireson ‘48 made $30,500 in gifts to provide ongoing support to the Ireson and Family Endowed Scholarship Fund and The Mines Fund.

Claudia E. Jacobus provided $26,836 in continuing support for the Dr. Carl L. Hiltrop Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Brian G. Kirby ‘92 contributed $50,000 toward graduate fellowships for students working in the Advanced Steel Processing and Products Research Center.

Richard I. Kuehl ‘47 set up a $50,000 life income fund that will benefit the Richard and Marie Kuehl Scholarship Endowment.

The Li Foundation contributed $42,000 toward the Li Foundation Fellowship Fund.

Marathon Oil Corporation contributed $60,000 in support of the Marathon Center of Excellence for Reservoir Studies.

Mintec, Inc. made a $50,000 payment toward their $100,000 commitment to enhance the computer-aided mine design laboratory and contributed $15,000 to support scholarships for mining engineering students.

Bill F. Oline ‘52 provided $34,790 in continuing support for the Harry C. Kent Petroleum Geology Graduate Scholarship Fund.

Paul R. Peel contributed historical mining reports and claim maps to Arthur Lakes Library.

J. Don Thorson ‘55 contributed $50,000 in support of the school’s annual Leadership Summit.

James R. Weber ‘71 provided $50,000 in continuing support for the Jack R. and Mary D. Weber Endowed Fellowship Fund.

The Williams Companies Foundation contributed gifts totaling $29,500 in support of student groups, E-Days and scholarships.