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Suffolk County Community
College CSTEP 2017 Highlights
Suffolk County Community College, Selden, NY
One CSTEP student presented her research at the CSTEP Statewide
Conference (April 7-9, 2017).
We continue to have a very to have a strong interest from
our CSTEP students to serve as mentors to our STEP participants
in our Saturday STEP program. There are currently fourteen
(14) CSTEP students serving in this capacity.
During the summer of 2017, three (3) CSTEP students participated
in the 2017 Brookhaven National Laboratory CSTEP Mini-semester;
three (3) CSTEP students participated in Stony Brook University’s
(SBU) Garcia REU and one CSTEP students participated in the
Stony Brook University Nanotechnology REU.Finally, six of
our CSTEP students are also current NSF-S-STEM scholarship
awardees at SCCC.
Finally, five students each from STEP and CSTEP participated
in a STEM Celebration Dinner with NASA Astronaut Commander/SCCC
Alumnus Hoot Gibson on May 22, 2017.
(l-r, Dr. Shaun L. McKay, President Suffolk County Community
College; Tristan Moreau, STEP student; NASA Astronaut Commander/SCCC
Alumnus Hoot Gibson).
(l-r, NASA Astronaut Commander/SCCC Alumnus Hoot Gibson; Malmi
Kiriwandalage, CSTEP student).
Source: Suffolk County Community College CSTEP