How to connect with CSTEP.

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

CSTEP staff at the Summer Research Symposium

For Students

Our staff is confident that combining your talent, determination and academic work with participation in CSTEP will help you achieve your goals. We encourage you to take advantage of the resources, opportunities and services offered by CSTEP. Our genuine support, guidance and nurturing environment will prove to be invaluable! You can connect with us via social media or by visiting CSTEP on UBLinked.

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


Shanna Crump Owens portrait.

Shanna Crump-Owens

Patricia Greer portrait.

Patricia Greer
Administrative Assistant

Rebecca Borowski portrait.

Rebecca Borowski, PhD
Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Rina Hernandez portrait.

Rina Hernandez
Graduate Assistant

Gloria Aidoo-Frimpong portrait.

Gloria Aidoo-Frimpong
Graduate Assistant

Claudia Flores Montesinos.

Claudia Flores Montesinos
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