The First Two Network is a project funded by the National Science Foundation (#1649323), aimed at helping rural first generation students who major in a science, technology, math or engineering related field, to survive and thrive during the all-critical first two years of their post secondary education.

Our steering committee includes current first generation college students, professors, researchers and educators, and has representation from small and large West Virginia colleges and universities, informal science education,  and several West Virginia agencies.  They include:

Major advisors to our project include experts from:

Are you interested in the success of students majoring in STEM disciplines at your school?  Please contact us to join the network!