What does KEEN stand for?
KEEN is an acronym for the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network. Learn more here.
What is KEEN's Mission?
Engineering Unleashed provides a community for any faculty and staff interested in providing the rising generation of engineers with an entrepreneurial mindset.
KEEN provides a laboratory for institutions to innovate and showcase best practices for engineering education.
Together, these two brands will transform engineering education. The mission is the same: to graduate engineers with an entrepreneurial mindset so they can create personal, economic, and societal value through a lifetime of meaningful work.
How long has KEEN existed?
KEEN was founded in 2005.
What does KEEN Partnership mean?
KEEN partners agree to advance entrepreneurially minded learning – curiosity, connections, and creating value – for 100% engineering undergraduate students.
Do you need to be a KEEN partner to attend the KEEN National Conference?
No! All engineering faculty are invited to attend the KEEN National Conference.
Which colleges and universities are KEEN partners?
KEEN is made up of a diverse group of engineering colleges and universities.
How can I participate in KEEN?
First and foremost, engineering faculty are encouraged to join our online community to connect, share, and collaborate with peers.
In order to be considered a member of KEEN, you must be an engineering faculty member employed by a KEEN partner institution. Even if your school is not a KEEN partner, there are still numerous meetings, webinars, events, and faculty development opportunities happening throughout the year that you can attend.
Is there a mailing list?
To join our mailing list, you must first join the community. By doing this, you can specify the types and frequency of emails you wish to receive.
What is KEEN’s relationship with The Kern Family Foundation?
After recognizing the importance of the entrepreneurial mindset for engineers and the need for it to be integrated in engineering education, The Kern Family Foundation created KEEN.