Keville’s Involvement in Academia
Keville Enterprises recognizes that colleges and universities are developing the next generation of industry leaders. Accordingly, Keville has strong connections with colleges and universities that offer construction management programs. Keville’s involvement in academia stems from the commitment of its management and its rich culture, which evolved from the expertise of its employees and their strong academic backgrounds. From its CEO to its field personnel, Keville employees have been involved in academia through scholarships, co-ops, internships, mentoring, teaching, research presentations, and board involvement. Keville’s involvement in academia includes:
In honor of Christine Keville’s father, Francis Keville, Christine established the Francis Keville Memorial Trust Fund, which has awarded annual scholarships to Marshfield High School for the past 31 years, as well as annual scholarships to deserving construction management students at Wentworth Institute of Technology and Northeastern University. The Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section (BSCES) Francis Keville Committee has also awarded the Francis Keville Scholarship for the past 31 years to a Northeastern University student. In addition, Keville Enterprises, Inc. has funded an annual national scholarship to the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) to deserving minority and woman college students studying construction management for the past 11 years.
Co-Ops, Internships, and Mentoring Programs
Keville Enterprises has provided opportunities to construction management and civil engineering students to explore the construction industry and gain experience by joining Keville as Co-Ops, interns, or protegees. Keville routinely employs Co-Op students to support its construction management and program management efforts. Several Keville employees have served as volunteer mentors to college students in construction management programs, and a number of Wentworth Institute of Technology students have benefited from their experience and expertise.
Teaching, Research, and Presentations
Keville employees have taught graduate courses in the construction management program at Northeastern University. They have also participated in national research projects, co-authored guidebooks and academic journal papers.
Academic Board Memberships
The following are some of the academic boards that Keville is involved in:
- Northeastern University – Industrial Advisory Board, Civil & Environmental Engineering – Board Chair – Christine Keville
- Wentworth Institute of Technology – Board of Trustees – Christine Keville
- Wentworth Institute of Technology – Corporator – Christine Keville
- Wentworth Institute of Technology – CM Masters Industry Advisory Board (IAB) – D.J. Mason
- Wentworth Institute of Technology – CM Masters Industry Advisory Board (IAB) – Matt Poirier
- Wentworth Institute of Technology – CM Undergraduate Industry Advisory Board (IAB) – Kevin Curley