Colorado School of Mines recently received 14 large gifts:
A $100,000 gift from Lonnie L. and Maria E. Abernethy will provide continuing support for graduate fellowships in ceramics.
Anadarko Petroleum contributed $200,000 toward its $1 million pledge to the Marquez Hall Building project and the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering.
BP made gifts totaling $200,000 toward student scholarships and petroleum engineering faculty support.
Harry D. Campbell ‘42 completed his $700,000 commitment to the Marquez Hall building project with a final pledge payment of $157,769. One of the university’s most loyal and generous alumni, Mr. Campbell passed away May 6.
The CMG Reservoir Simulation Foundation contributed $249,982 in continued support for the CMG/CSM Reservoir Modeling Research Chair.
Bequest distributions from the estate of Gwendolyn Collins totaling $200,000 will establish the Haskell Ross and Gwendolyn Collins Endowed Scholarship Fund.
ConocoPhillips contributed $700,000 toward the Marquez Hall building project, the ConocoPhillips SPIRIT Scholars program, the Minority Engineering Program, and several academic departments, faculty and programs.
Marshall C. III ‘67 and Jane Crouch gave $172,500 to establish the Alumni Engagement Fund and support projects including the Marquez Hall building project and the Clear Creek Track Project.
Tim ‘70 and Mary Haddon contributed $220,600 in continuing support for the school.
Vernon A. Jr. ‘64 and Kaye Isaacs gave $103,224 in gifts and pledge payments to support the Marquez Hall building project.
John P. ‘52 and Erika Lockridge gave $143,894 to the Blaster Scholarship Fund to support student-athletes participating in varsity basketball at Mines.
Pioneer Natural Resources made a $100,000 gift in support of the Marquez Hall building project.
Southwestern Energy contributed $416,666 toward its $1,250,000 pledge to the Marquez Hall building project.
Franklin J. and Darlene Stermole gave $250,090 to the Clear Creek soccer project.
Other gifts of $25,000 and more from individuals, corporations and foundations:
The Adolph Coors Foundation contributed $75,000 to support the Adolph Coors Foundation Opportunity Scholarship Fund.
Aqua-Aerobic Systems contributed $40,000 in continuing support for the Advanced Water Technology Center (AQWATEC).
Baker Hughes contributed $66,000 in support for a laboratory in the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, the Minority Engineering Program and the Society of Women Engineers.
Chesapeake Energy contributed $25,000 in continuing support for student scholarships.
Stan and Judy Dempsey gave $25,000 to support Arthur Lakes Library and the Dempsey Endowment for Special Collections.
Devon Energy contributed $35,000 toward scholarships.
The Edna Bailey Sussman Fund contributed $56,280 to the Environmental Internship program.
William W. Fleckenstein ‘86, MS ’88, PhD ’00 gave $25,000 to the Marquez Hall building project.
The Harry Trueblood Foundation contributed $30,000 toward the Trueblood Foundation Scholarship.
Herrenknecht contributed $49,975 in support for the Department of Mining Engineering.
Patrick M. James ‘68 gave $25,000 to the Leslie S. James Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund in memory of his father.
Howard E. Janzen ‘76 gave $25,000 to complete the Young Alumni 2010 Spring Challenge Match and to support The Mines Fund.
Donald L. Kammerzell ‘71 established the Joe Davies Track and Field Scholarship Fund with a $25,000 contribution.
Philip L. Lawrence ‘49 gave $50,773 to the Department of Geophysics.
Michael G. Long ‘72 gave $25,000 to the Long Endowed Scholarship Fund.
Robert E. McKee III ‘68 gave $25,000 to the Robert E. and Margaret A. McKee Family Scholarship.
Charles S. McNeil ‘71 made a $25,000 gift in support of the school.
Mintec contributed $50,000 in support of the Department of Mining Engineering.
Ormat Technologies contributed $26,520 for graduate student support.
Geraldine Piper gave $25,000 to the Robert G. and Geraldine D. Piper Endowed Scholarship Fund in memory of her husband, Bob Piper ‘49.
QEP Resources supported scholarships with a gift of $30,000.
Fred C. Schulte ‘68 gave $25,000 to support the Schulte Endowment for the McBride Honors Program and The Mines Fund.
Bequest distributions from the estate of Harriet L. Scrivner totaling $33,500 will benefit the Ronald W. Scrivner Endowed Scholarship Fund.
Shell Exploration & Production contributed $90,000 for the Oil Shale Symposium and the Center for Oil Shale Technology and Research.
Charles E. Shultz ‘61 gave more than $60,000 in support for the school and in honor of his 50th reunion.
SM Energy made a $25,000 payment toward its $125,000 pledge to the Marquez Hall building project.
Thomas C. ‘36 and Mary Snedeker added a $50,000 contribution to their charitable remainder trust in honor of Tom’s 75th reunion.
The Denver section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers contributed $25,000 in support for a drilling simulator that will be housed in Marquez Hall.
Andrew P. Swiger ‘78 gave $51,500 to The Mines Fund.
Christopher M.T. Thompson gave $25,000 to The Mines Fund.
The acknowledgements listed in Mines magazine recognize single gifts of $25,000 or more. Over the course of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011, the following individuals gave multiple gifts that totaled $25,000 or more:
Lawrence Curtis ’49
Bill and Karen Scoggins
Warren ’62 and Ada Wright