Corporate Giving

Corporate Giving

Corporate Total
Some of the most significant impacts across the University of Wyoming campus have come from the remarkable support of corporations. Gifts campus wide have built buildings, created new programs, and underwritten research that changes the world.



Arch Resources Inc.

Arch Resources Inc. committed a $500,000 gift to the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources to advance the school’s globally recognized carbon management initiatives and ongoing efforts to drive innovative land reclamation practices. The gift augments the Arch Resources Technology and Sustainability Fund, an existing endowment the company first established more than a decade ago, and reflects Arch’s dedication to Wyoming and to the highest principles of sustainability and good corporate citizenship. “We greatly value our deep and long- standing partnership with the state of Wyoming and are equally appreciative of the tremendous contribution the people of the state have made to our long-term success,” says Arch CEO and President Paul Lang.

Center for Professional Selling

The University of Wyoming Center for Professional Selling is committed to creating partnerships and preparing students for success in the changing business world. During the 2022–23 school year, the center teamed up with nine corporate partners: California Casualty, Sherwin-Williams, Townsquare Media, Fastenal, Transamerica, Papé, Western Wyoming Beverages, Bunzl, and Schwan’s Company. These partnerships are paying off for the center with more than 230 UW students enrolled in sales classes. Corporate partnerships through the sales center empower a company to make connections with students, help with the recruiting process, and contribute to the success of the university as a whole.

PureWest Energy

PureWest Energy has generously supported the University of Wyoming and the School of Energy Resources for many years and recently announced a major gift that will establish the PureWest Energy Natural Gas Research Fund. The fund will support Wyoming natural gas research conducted by SER faculty, staff, and students— from methane detection and abatement to blue hydrogen, from potential blockchain applications to carbon capture, utilization, and storage initiatives. “Wyoming’s natural gas resources are pivotal to American energy production, and PureWest is excited to partner with UW’s School of Energy Resources,” says PureWest CEO Chris Valdez.




Angela Ver Ploeg

Director of Corporate Engagement
Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center
307-766-1939 |