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ExxonMobil donates $1.3 million to local colleges, universities

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OKLAHOMA CITY- A national oil company announced that it is donating over a million dollars to Oklahoma colleges and universities.

ExxonMobil and its employees participated in the company’s matching program, raising nearly $1.3 million for higher education institutions across the state.

It’s all part of the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2012 Educational Matching Gift Program.

Employees raised $324,945 and the company contributed $968,778 to the fund.

The colleges that will receive the funds include the following:

  • Cameron University in Lawton
  • Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton
  • Northeastern State University in Tahlequah
  • Northern Oklahoma College in Tonkawa
  • Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva
  • Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee
  • Oklahoma Christian University in Oklahoma City
  • Oklahoma State University in Stillwater
  • Oral Roberts University in Tulsa
  • Southeastern University in Durant
  • Southern Nazarene University in Bethany
  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford
  • University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond
  • University of Oklahoma in Norman
  • University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha
  • University of Tulsa in Tulsa

Although the grants are unrestricted, recipients are encouraged to designate a portion to math and science programs.