Archive for Giving

Pictured: Industrial distribution undergraduate students at the Great Wall of China   The Industrial Distribution Global Study Abroad Program (GSA) continues to provide global business experience and cultural awareness to undergraduates. This year’s program focused on China. The Study Abroad pr…


Marti and David Dunton of Dallas have made a gift to the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University. Their $100,000 gift will establish the David ’85 and Marti Dunton Petroleum Engineering Faculty Support fund. The Duntons …


Molly and Jason Daerr ’99 have chosen to honor their parents by creating scholarships at their alma maters — Molly at Mississippi State University and Jason at Texas A&M University. With the creation of the Karin and Richard L. Daerr ’66 Scholarship, one or more scholarships will be awarded eac…


Karen and Robert “Bob” Pence ’72 have made recent contributions to establish the Karen and Bob Pence ’72 Scholarship in Civil Engineering and further advance the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering Endowed Excellence Fund. The Pence Scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time student in …


Quentin and Jana Baker of San Antonio and BakerRisk have endowed a fellowship in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University. This gift, with matching funds provided by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station's Turbomachinery Laboratory, creates the BakerRisk/Quent…


The Texas A&M Energy Institute has again received funding from ConocoPhillips to provide graduate fellowships in recognition of outstanding research in energy. The broad objectives of the fellowships are to reward excellence in energy research, promote future research that is important to our e…


A new five-year, $1.35 million funding package from the CMG Reservoir Simulation Foundation (Foundation CMG) will establish an Industrial Research Chair in Robust Reduced Complexity Modeling (R2CM) in Reservoir Engineering, in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M Uni…


Carol and Ross Frazer of College Station, Texas, have endowed a scholarship for nuclear engineering undergraduates at Texas A&M University. Their gift will establish the Carol Fox Frazer ’77 and G. Ross Frazer ’77 Scholarship. Matching funds from Ray Rothrock of Portola Valley, Calif., will inc…


While there are numerous scholarships in the Dwight Look College of Engineering endowed by generous former students, full scholarships are rare. The Michele and Jack M. Lafield ’72 Scholarship in Engineering and Carla and Richard D. Moncrief ’81 Scholarship in Engineering, a combined contribution o…


The Roger J. McNichols ’98 Memorial Scholarship in Biomedical Engineering has been established to honor the memory of the former student. McNichols, who maintained close ties with the department after earning his Ph.D. in 1998, passed away Dec. 3, 2012. Dr. Gerard Coté, head of the Department of B…


Representatives from the Texas A&M Student Engineers' Council with Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chanellor and dean of engineering. From left to right: Ricky Palacios, Kate Fiorenzi, Ryan Haughey, Banks, Alex Herring, Paula Ikpatt, Matt Malek and Matt Krebs The Student Engineers’ Council (SEC…


The mother of a three-time graduate of Texas A&M has given $1,000 to The Texas A&M University System Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (TAMUS LSAMP) program.  Jeanette Rodriguez of San Antonio donated through the Texas A&M Foundation as a memorial to her parents. The LSA…


The Chesapeake Energy Corp. has established a scholarship for students in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University. The gift, funded through the Texas A&M Foundation, will be used to provide one or more scholarships to full-time students in good standing …


A gift from Chevron Corp. will establish the Chevron Engineering Imaging Laboratory in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University. The $800,000 gift, funded through the Texas A&M Foundation, will support the department’s Petrophysical Imaging Laboratory. F…


A gift from Richard L. “Dick” Jones Jr. ’55 will establish a petroleum engineering scholarship for a full-time student in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University. The $50,000 gift, funded through the Texas A&M Foundation, will establish the Carolyn and R…