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    Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP)

     

    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

    Le Moyne College STEP ProgramDarshini 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
    roopnatd@lemoyne.edu
    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
    medeircl@lemoyne.edu
    315-445-4659 (phone)

    Program Eligibility

    Le Moyne College STEP students

    • New York State resident
    • Be historically underrepresented or economically disadvantaged
    • Intend to pursue a college major/career in the STEM field and/or licensed professions.

     

    Program Requirements

    Le Moyne College STEP Program

    • Maintain a GPA of 80 or above
    • Attend a monthly advising appointment with our program staff
    • If Henninger or Notthingham student, must attend four after school sessions and two Saturday STEM Academy a month
    • All other students must attend at least two Saturday STEM Academy a month.

    We Provide:

    Le Moyne College STEP Program

    • 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 PAID INTERNSHIPS
    • Conferences, seminars, and workshops
    • Saturday STEM Academy

     

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