College receives $1 million gift

 The UND College of Engineering and Mines recently announced a $1 million gift to support its the Collaborative Energy Complex project.

Alumni Kristine and Robert Solberg are the donors of the gift.

“Kristine and I are supporting the Collaborative Energy Complex to ensure that UND Engineering graduates excel in the competitive global energy industry,” Robert Solberg in a news release.

President Robert Kelley thanked the Solbergs.

 “Their commitment to students … is expressed by their continued leadership through philanthropy,” Kelley said in a news release.

The CEC will be the home of the UND Department of Petroleum Engineering, the Institute for Energy Studies and the Student Success Center.

Staff report