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    Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP)

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    The Le Moyne College Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) is one of 51 STEP programs in New York State. Serving 99+ students in Nottingham High School, Henninger High School, Syracuse Middle Schools and all of Onondaga County, the program is a collaboration of the New York State Department of Education, Le Moyne College, and the Syracuse City School District. Since 1987, STEP has prepared historically underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students for college, and their pursuit of careers in math, science, technology, and the health-related or licensed professions.

    STEP staff


    Darshini Roopnarine, MSW, Ph.D.

    Assistant Dean, Student Development

    Director, Collegiate Science Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)

    Director, Science Technology Entry Program (STEP)

    Le Moyne College

    1419 Salt Springs Road, Romero Hall 2nd floor

    Syracuse, New York 13214

    315-445-4661 (phone)

    315-445-6068 (fax)

    Cleane Medeiros, PharmD., MSc., Ph.D.

    Associate Director, Collegiate Science Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)

    Le Moyne College

    1419 Salt Springs Road, Romero Hall 2nd floor

    Syracuse, New York 13214

    315-445-4659 (phone)

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    Dr. Roopnarine and Dr. Medeiros with 2016 Graduating STEP Seniors and college interns

    Seneca Lake research

    National Science Foundation Award received by all New York State STEP programs!

    STEP Services
      • On site tutoring and instruction in all academic subjects during the school day throughout the academic year
      • SAT, ACT, and Regents examination preparation
      • College, career, and personal counseling
      • Extensive workforce preparation activities including career-related speakers, workshops and career days, trips to local companies/organizations, job shadows, and internships
      • Science, math, and technology-related enrichment courses, activities, and field trips
      • College visits
      • Assistance with college and financial aid application
      • Opportunities for hands-on research assistantships with college faculty
      • Supervised individual research project preparation and presentation
      • Mentoring
      • Summer programs and activities
      • Conferences, seminars, and workshops

    Check Out Our Student Success Stories

    Quineashia Lee honored for academics, community service

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    College Acceptances as of February 2014:

    Johnny Ros: Johnson and Wales College
    Aliz'e Robinson: Damen College and SUNY Oswego
    Francine Yanchik: Le Moyne College

    Zakiya Moss Receives Award

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    Zakiya Moss, a senior at Nottingham High School in Syracuse, took third place out of 2,000 students in the first aid/CPR category of year's New York State Skills USA competition, held last week in Syracuse.

    Congratulations Zakiya!

    Le Moyne STEP has a Facebook and MySpace Account!

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