Archive for Giving

Dr. Randy Hoff of Dallas will endow a $25,000 industrial engineering scholarship at Texas A&M University. This generous gift will create theTrecie A. '96 and Dr. Randy D. Hoff '97 Endowed Scholarship in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, funded through the Texas A&M Found…


Nelda Cooper of Southlake, Texas, has gifted a $100,000 engineering scholarship at Texas A&M University. Cooper has used an IRA transfer for this scholarship gift, funded through the Texas A&M Foundation, to create the Joe L. and Nelda L. Cooper Scholarship in Engineering II in the Dwight L…


Texas A&M University’s Student Engineers’ Council (SEC) has parlayed a sizeable gift to honor electrical engineering professor Dr. Jo Howze (pictured) with an undergraduate scholarship endowed in his name.  Nearly a decade as the primary advisor to the council, Howze's selfless service to the e…


Cheryl and Michael Taylor of Highland Village, Texas, have gifted a $100,000 scholarship for petroleum engineering students at Texas A&M University. This gift creates the Cheryl and Michael W. Taylor ’74 Scholarship, funded through the Texas A&M Foundation, in the Nelson Scholars Program. T…


Bryan, John and Kay McDaniel have endowed a scholarship in mechanical engineering at Texas A&M University. The McDaniel children have established theWilliam Bryan McDaniel, Jr. ’47 and Frances Thomas McDaniel Memorial Scholarship in honor of their parents.  “We wish to thank the McDaniels for …


Ramona (Smith) Hovey of Austin recently gifted a $25,000 petroleum engineering scholarship at Texas A&M University. This gift will be funded through the Texas A&M Foundation to create the Scott and Ramona K. Hovey ’89 Scholarship. The scholarship will target United States, out-of-state unde…


Beverly and John F. Landgraf of Odessa, Texas, will gift one or more scholarships for high-performing, full-time civil engineering students at Texas A&M University. Their $40,000 gift creates the Beverly and John F. Landgraf ’73 Scholarship in civil engineering, funded through the Texas A&M…


LNV Inc. has endowed a scholarship for civil engineering students at Texas A&M University. The Leyendecker, Naiser and Viera Scholarship, funded through the Texas A&M Foundation, was made possible by a lead gift of $25,000. This scholarship is intended for at least one freshman or sophomore…


Lenora and Robert Locke, of Kerrville, Texas, have gifted a $50,000 engineering scholarship at Texas A&M University. The Lockes used a rollover from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) for the scholarship gift, funded through the Texas A&M Foundation, to create the Lenora K. and Robert R…


Juan Manuel Lamparero of Mexico recently gifted a $25,000 industrial and systems engineering scholarship at Texas A&M University. This gift will be funded through the Texas A&M Foundation to create the Veronica and Juan Manuel Lamparero Endowed Scholarship.  This endowment will provide one …


Texas A&M University has the unique opportunity to acquire a donation of the fully operational NASA space shuttle simulator from the Johnson Space Center. The Shuttle Mission Simulator (SMS) has trained 355 astronauts for 135 missions and will be the only large piece of equipment from the NASA …


Leverage from a charitable gift annuity is the vehicle Mopsie and Bob Thornborrow of Pearland, Texas, have chosen to help provide an education for ongoing generations of electrical and computer engineering students at Texas A&M University. The couple’s annuity, initially valued at $50,000, is a…


Nancy and Brock Nelson ’90 of Wichita, Kansas, have endowed their fourth and fifth scholarships of $30,000 each for the C.D. Holland Scholars Program in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering. The Nancy M. and Brock D. Nelson Scholarship IV and V in Chemical Engineering will be funde…


Ada L. Lovingfoss and her son, Donald P. Lovingfoss, will endow a four-year scholarship for top-performing petroleum engineering students in the Von Gonten Scholars Program at Texas A&M University. The Lovingfoss Family Scholarship in Petroleum Engineering honors the memory of Warren J. Lovingf…


The 2011 Petroleum Engineering Industry Board has gifted a $60,000 scholarship for petroleum engineering students at Texas A&M University. This gift creates the 2011 Petroleum Engineering Industry Board Scholarship, funded through the Texas A&M Foundation, in the Nelson Scholars Program. Th…