CSTEP Director with Administrative Assistant in front of UB logo backdrop.

CSTEP staff at the Summer Research Symposium

How to connect with CSTEP.

For Students

For Faculty and Community Partners

We are always looking to expand our footprint with new speakers, faculty mentors and community partners. If you are interested in engaging with the CSTEP program or students please contact Shanna Crump-Owens at


CSTEP staff are available to meet with you! Schedule your appointment by emailing staff. You can also make appointments with staff and alumni for resume and personal statement review, graduate or professional school preparation, career advice, mock interviews and more!

Shanna Crump Owens portrait.

Shanna Crump-Owens

Patricia Greer portrait.

Patricia Greer
Administrative Assistant


Rebecca Borowski portrait.

Rebecca Borowski, PhD
Post-Doctoral Associate


Shelbi Molin portrait.

Shelbi Molin
Graduate Assistant

Alexis White portrait.

Alexis White
Graduate Assistant


Jela Paul headshot.

Jéla Paul
Graduate Assistant



Collegiate Science & Technology Entry Program (CSTEP)
222 Norton Hall, North Campus
Buffalo NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-2234
Fax: 716-645-6710
Shanna Crump-Owens, Director