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


CSTEP staff are available to meet with you! Schedule your appointment in Calendly by clicking the links below staff pictures. You can book 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

Schedule Appointment 

Patricia Greer portrait.

Patricia Greer
Administrative Assistant

Schedule Appointment via Email 

Rebecca Borowski portrait.

Rebecca Borowski, PhD
Post-Doctoral Associate

Schedule Appointment 

Malena Allbright portrait.

Malena Allbright
Post-Bacc Graduate Assistant


Shelbi Molin portrait.

Shelbi Molin
Graduate Assistant

Schedule Appointment

Gloria Aidoo-Frimpong portrait.

Gloria Aidoo-Frimpong, PhD
Graduate Assistant

Schedule Appointment

Claudia Flores Montesinos.

Claudia Flores Montesinos
Graduate Assistant

Schedule Appointment 


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