Boston, MA 06/17/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) announced recently that it would contribute $1.5 million to Texas A&M University as a part of its University Partnership Program. The donation is funded via Texas A&M Foundation and it encompasses various gifts to Dwight Look College of Engineering, School of Public Health, College of Geo sciences as well as the Mays Business School.
Rich Partnership Between Chevron And Texas A&M
It is worth noticing that Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) and Texas A&M have a rich and cherished partnership. The University plays a vital strategic role in the University Partnership Program of Chevron. Under this program, there are over 100 college as well as university partners associated.
The aim of the program is to attract as well as develop the teachers as well as students who are capable of being a part of technically sound global workforce. Chevron, through this partnership with Texas A&M, provides funding for laboratories, scholarships, research centers, fellowships as well as other vital needs in the campus of Texas A&M.
Chevron’s More Than $28 Million Investment In Texas A&M
Over the past 8 years, Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) has invested more than $28 million in Texas A&M, including the aforementioned donation. Chevron supports the cause of sponsoring research as well as initiatives for building the academic excellence through this investment. More than 900 alumni of Texas A&M are at present employed at different Chevron locations across the world.
Use of the recent donation by Chevron to Texas A&M
The recently donated funds of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) shall be utilized for implementation of CT scanner lab. The CT scanner lab will offer research capabilities as well as effective teaching for Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering.
Apart from this, the funds will be used for creation of a Chevron Center of Research Excellence at the Berg-Hughes Center for geological modelling.
The donation will be used for School for Public Health’s curriculum development as well.