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Phillips 66 donates $25K to energy program

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

The Freeman School has received a $25,000 gift from Phillips 66 to support student enrichment programs, including courses in energy finance and trading, during the 2014-15 academic year.

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Phillips 66’s Sherri Thomas (second from left) presented a gift of $25,000 to the Freeman School to support student enrichment programs. Also pictured are James W. McFarland, far left, and Geoff Parker, far right, of the Tulane Energy Institute and Jennifer Campbell of Phillips 66.

Sherri B. Thomas, director of early career facilitation at Phillips 66, presented the gift to James W. McFarland, executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, and Geoff Parker, director of the institute, during a meeting at the school on May 20.

“We recognize the value of a strong energy-focused business education like the one the Freeman School offers,” said Thomas. “We’re extremely proud of the Tulane graduates who work in our company, and we’re excited to support Tulane and other universities that teach skills critical to our company’s success.”

Phillips 66 is an energy manufacturing and logistics company with segment leading businesses in midstream, chemicals, refining and marketing and specialties. Since 2012, the company has donated more than $75,000 to the Freeman School to support student and faculty development programs. Phillips 66 has also been an active recruiter at the Freeman School and a participant in many career development events.

“Phillips 66 has been one of our most dedicated corporate partners from the very beginning,  in terms of both financial support and hiring our graduates,” said McFarland. “We look forward to continuing to work closely with them to improve our energy-related programs and offerings.”


Freeman receives $25K donation from Phillips 66

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

The A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University has received a $25,000 gift from Phillips 66. The gift will be used to enhance student programs, including courses in energy finance and trading.

Sherri B. Thomas, Phillips 66’s director of early career facilitation, presented the gift to Freeman School Dean Ira Solomon during a meeting at the school on June 10.

Sherri B. Thomas, right, director of early career facilitation at Phillips 66, presented Dean Ira Solomon with a $25,000 gift to support the Freeman School's energy programs.

Sherri B. Thomas, right, director of early career facilitation at Phillips 66, presented Dean Ira Solomon with a gift of $25,000 to support the Freeman School’s energy programs.

“Thanks to our relationship with Tulane and the Freeman School, we’ve been able to add a number of outstanding individuals to our organization over the last several years,” said Thomas. “We have 13,500 exemplary employees who share a vision for providing energy and improving lives. It’s our hope that this gift will inspire even more students to explore career options in energy.”

Phillips 66 is an energy manufacturing and logistics company with segment leading businesses in midstream, chemicals, refining and marketing and specialties. Since 2012, Phillips 66 has donated more than $55,000 to the Freeman School to support student and faculty development programs. The company has also been an active recruiter at the Freeman School and a participant in many career development programs. In April, the company hosted a special panel at the Freeman School, Tulane Women in Energy, to encourage more female students to consider careers in energy.

“Energy is one of our top strategic priorities at the Freeman School, so we’re especially grateful for this generous gift to enhance our programs,” said Dean Ira Solomon.  “It’s only through the support of exceptional partners like Phillips 66 that we can realize our goal to become one of the world’s leading business schools for the study of energy finance, management and trading.”

 

 



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