Colorado School of Mines recently received 11 large gifts:

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation contributed gifts totaling $225,000 in support of the Marquez Hall building project and the petroleum engineering and geology and geological engineering departments.

BHP Billiton made a $100,000 pledge payment toward their $500,000 commitment to the Marquez Hall building project.

Chevron contributed $760,000 to the Chevron Center of Research Excellence at Mines.

The CMG Foundation contributed $100,000 in continued support for the CMG/CSM Reservoir Modeling Research Chair at Mines.

Devon Energy Corporation made a $100,000 payment toward their $500,000 pledge to the Marquez Hall building project.

EnCana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. contributed $400,000 toward their $2 million commitment to the Marquez Hall building project.

ExxonMobil contributed gifts totaling $149,000 toward the Oil Shale Symposium, the Colorado Energy Research Institute (CERI) and academic departments, as well as toward improving elementary mathematics and science instruction in the Meeker School District.

Jerry ’68 and Tina Grandey contributed $214,875, which will be used to support The Mines Fund and to establish both an endowment and a current-use fund in support of the Nuclear Science and Engineering Program.

Shell Oil Company contributed $100,000 in support of several academic departments and programs.

The Timothy and Bernadette Marquez Foundation made a $4,200,572 payment on its $10 million pledge for Marquez Hall.

Bequest distributions totaling $468,407 were received from the estate of Stewart R. Wallace, whose total bequest to Mines, in excess of $1.8 million, will support geology students, the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering and The Mines Fund.

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

ArcelorMittal contributed $50,000 to support the Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department, the Minority Engineering Program and the campus chapter of the Society of Women Engineers.

William M. Aubrey ’43 contributed $25,000 to establish a charitable gift annuity, which will ultimately provide support for The Mines Fund.

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

Jerome T. ’64 and Rebecca Broussard contributed $25,000 in continuing support for the Broussard Family Engineering and Technology Management Scholarship Fund.

Chesapeake Energy Corporation contributed $25,000 in support of undergraduate scholarships.

Halliburton made a $30,000 contribution to the Minority Engineering Program and undergraduate scholarships.

Marathon Oil Corporation contributed $55,000 for undergraduate scholarships and academic departments.

Newmont Mining Corporation contributed $75,000 toward the Center for Innovation in Earth Resources Science and Engineering (CIERSE).

Peabody Holding Company contributed $30,000 in support of the Department of Mining Engineering.

Geraldine Piper contributed $25,000 to the Robert G. and Geraldine D. Piper Endowed Scholarship Fund, in memory of her husband, Bob Piper ’49.

Charles A. ’61 and Louanne Shultz contributed $49,230 in continued support for the Shultz Athletic Scholarship Endowment Fund.

Thomas C. ’38 and Mary Snedeker contributed $50,000 to a charitable remainder trust that provides income to them now and will support Mines in the future.

Ward Petroleum Corporation made a $25,000 payment on their $100,000 pledge to the Marquez Hall building project