First2 Evaluation Group shares 3 New Podcast Episodes
First2 Evaluation Group shares 3 New Podcast Episodes
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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.


Latest First2 Network news and announcements

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  • Fairmont State SciTech Social
    Fairmont State University’s First2 Network club hosted a SciTech Social in early August. It was a very successful event, hosting around 100 students and faculty.…
  • Campus Updates from August 26, 2022 Student Leadership Meeting
    Blue Ridge CTC- We have been planning our first on-campus meeting. Currently, we have this scheduled for September 19th. Fairmont- We selected our new executive…
  • WVU Tech Fall Involvement Fair
    First Involvement Fair of the year! We hosted a “Fish for Facts” game where students could fish and learn facts about first-gen and underrepresented students…
  • Summer Immersion Fun
    We are the Student Directors at the newest school to join First 2 Network, Blue Ridge Community and Technical College. We just want to take…

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Sep 2022

JLB Coaching Available – Sep 28 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
JLB Coaching Available – Sep 28 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
JLB Coaching Available – Sep 29 at 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Student Director Make-up Meeting – Sep 29 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Backbone Meeting – Sep 29 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Student Director Meetings – Sep 30 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Oct 2022

JLB Coaching Available – Oct 3 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Improvement Science Team Meeting – Oct 3 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Upcoming First2 Network events and opportunities

The 96th annual West Virginia Academy of Science meeting will be hosted at Fairmont University by the West Virginia Academy of Sciences Executive Committee on Sat. April 23rd, 2022.

Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improving Education: March 27-29, San Diego.

WVCTM Conference March18-19 at Stonewall Jackson