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

Rebecca Borowski portrait.

Rebecca Borowski, PhD
Post-Doctoral Associate


Patricia Greer portrait.

Patricia Greer (Retired)
Administrative Assistant


Jela Paul headshot.

Jéla Paul
Graduate Assistant


Jermaline Catul headshot.

Jermaline Catul
Graduate Assistant

Justin Nyantakyi headshot.

Justin Nyantakyi
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