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photo of Old Main Building, Science and Technology Entry Program

Welcome to Science and Technology Entry Program

Dr. Devon Duhaney, Project Director                                                   
Office: Old Main 323A
Phone (845) 257-2850

Lenore Schulte, Project Assistant
Project Office: Old Main B120
Phone (845) 257-2767

STEP is funded by a NYS Education Department Title I Grant


STEP for Leaders Website

The Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) has successfully operated on the SUNY New Paltz campus for over 28 years. It is funded by the State Education Department and has as its mission the enhancement of the math, science and technology skills of minority and low-income students from local high schools. Ultimately, its goal is to encourage these participating students to continue their education after graduation in the fields of mathematics, science, technology and/or the licensed professions where minorities are traditionally underrepresented.

The STEP program challenges students' existing skills, develops new ones and provides motivation and practical assistance to participants in setting and meeting their educational goals.