MINES@150


The Offices of Student Life and Academic Affairs at Colorado School of Mines are excited to announce today the appointments of Professor Toni Lefton as Assistant Provost for the Signature Student
The Labriola Innovation Complex will include maker spaces, project team spaces, creativity and collaboration spaces, and design project classrooms — everything needed to imagine, design, prototype, and test new inventions, products and code.
Prior to the public launch, $226 million has already been raised in lead gifts and privately funded research grants in support of the university’s MINES@150 strategic plan.
McNeil Hall was named in honor of alumnus and trustee Charles “Charlie” McNeil ’71 and his wife, Judy McNeil, who recently made a $5 million gift to Mines to support entrepreneurship and innovation programming.
Charles “Charlie” McNeil ’71 and his wife, Judy McNeil, of Denver, made a $5 million gift to Colorado School of Mines to support entrepreneurship and innovation programming.
Amidst a volatile economy and a challenging time for universities nationwide, Colorado School of Mines raised $70.4 million in fiscal year 2020 – the most money ever in a single year.
The $30 million gift from Bruce Grewcock ’76 and his wife, Debra Grewcock, will support full scholarships and unique experiential opportunities for students, with the goal of developing tomorrow’s industry, government and business leaders.
The Beck Venture Center – named in honor of lead donors Mike and Kelly Beck – could break ground this spring on the Mines campus.
About 150 U.S. Geological Survey scientists will co-locate with Mines faculty and students in the state-of-the-art research and teaching facility when it opens in 2022.