Sumitomo Pogo $1M gift to support mining engineering graduate students

2013 Sumitomo gift

Sumitomo Pogo Mine has renewed its gift of $1M to support the University of Alaska Mining Engineering Research Endowment. This contribution will support research funding for mining engineering graduate students over the next three years (2014-2016). The company's gift extends the $1M contribution that was made in 2011.

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Pictured above: The Mining Engineering program was presented with a generous $1M donation from Sumitomo Pogo Mine at the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce Luncheon on July 9, 2013 at the Carlson Center. From left to right: Department of Mining and Geological Engineering Chair Rajive Ganguli, University of Alaska Fairbanks Chancellor Brian Rogers, Sumitomo Metal Mining Pogo, LLC's External Affairs Manager Lorna Shaw, Sumitomo Metal Mining Pogo, LLC's General Manager Chris Kennedy, and College of Engineering and Mines Dean Douglas Goering. (Photo by JR Ancheta/UAF)