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Mercy College STEP Members Compete at National Conference

March 28, 2016, 2016 STEP Conference, Albany, NY

Mercy STEP Student Attendees

This past weekend members of the Mercy College Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) traveled to our state's capital for the 2016 STEP Conference.

Over the three days students participated in educational workshops, competed in scientific research poster competitions and presented their robot for the Disaster Simulation Robotics Exhibition.

Second Place winner in Biological/Life Sciences (11th Grade)

Third Place winner in the Social Sciences (12th Grade)

Robotics Team

Some highlights include:

  • Brianna Cauthen took home the second place trophy in the 11th grade Biological/Life Sciences poster competition with her abstract titled "The Mechanism of Neuroprotection by Glyx-13 after Oxygen Glucose Deprivation."

  • Caroline Borrego took home the third place trophy in the 12th Grade Social Science poster competition with her abstract titled "Adolescents and Gender Associated Occupational Stereotypes."

  • Our robotics team received high praise for their ink hole simulation by conference participants during the Robotic Exhibition.


Source: Mercy College Website - Newsroom - Click Here for more information


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