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Improve STEM education in West Virginia

First2 Network is an expanding group of people and organizations across West Virginia that seeks to improve STEM persistence among rural, first-generation, and other underrepresented college students so that they – in turn – can contribute to an innovation economy in our State.

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  • First2 Senior Abby Sine named to Order of Augusta
    Each spring West Virginia University bestows it highest undergraduate honor, the Order of Augusta, to its most outstanding seniors. Abby Sine, a founding student member…
  • First2 Network Podcast
    In response to a need to better communicate what we’re learning and how we’re learning it, our evaluation team, in partnership with Student Leader Josiah…
  • Have you heard about Impact Fellowships?
    Generation WV is a state-wide organization dedicated to attracting, retaining, and advancing young people in the Mountain State. One of their signature programs is the…
  • STEM Undergraduate Outreach Specialist AmeriCorps Opportunity
    The First2 Network, in partnership with the Pulsar Search Collaboratory and the Green Bank Observatory, is sponsoring a 6-month AmeriCorps position (beginning in March, 2021).…

May 2021

9AM Monday Student End of year and Conference Prep – May 10 at 9:00 am - 10:30 am
First2 Network Spring Conference – May 10 - May 12 at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Faculty-Student Engagement Drop In – May 10 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Industry Advisory Board Drop-In – May 10 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Industry Advisory Board – May 10 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9AM Tuesday Student End of year and Conference Prep – May 11 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Americorps and Staff Check-in – May 11 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Leadership Team Meetings – May 11 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Events

Upcoming First2 Network events and opportunities

Learn how to Start an Undergraduate Research Program at your Institution, November 10 6-7 PM

Join First2 Network Leaders Michelle Richards-Babb and Micheal Fultz for this informative session. Registration is required.