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UPDATE AS OF 3/18/2020
STEP serves students from low-income, first generation, and/or students with disabilities who aspire to excel academically.
Scholars Attend Academic and Cultural Arts Conferences state wide!
Scholars attend academic conferences such as Standford University's Minority Medical Alliance Conference, UC Berkeley's Law Admission Conference, and UC Davis's Pre-Health Conference
Scholars Engaged in Learning with Career & Graduate School Roundtables
Clinical Psychologist Dr. Greta Todd, K-8 teacher GaoSang Xion, and Software Developer Anna Ingles share their academic & professional journey with Scholars.
STEP 2-1 Requirements!

Keeping Up with the STEP Scholars Program!

As you may be aware, there are constant changes in procedure as a result to the emergence of COVID-19. Our office has undergone many changes in order to accommodate the needs of our scholars. 

  •  Our first update is that the Bright Success Center is still in opperation but will be working remotely for the next three weeks. 
  •  With the Bright Success Center being closed, we have altered our Program Participation Requirements. We ask that you attend: 
    •  2 Events and 1 Meeting with STEP Staff 
  •  STEP has provided online workshops for scholars to attend in order to fulfill their requirements 
  •  All scholar meetings will be conducted remotely via zoom

It is important for you to remain updated with your emails to recieve the latest information with STEP. Please continue practicing self care as well as maintaining decent hygeine practices. 

ABOUT

Strengthening Talents & Exploring Pathways (STEP) aims to help students attain better understanding and exposure to opportunities that will enrich their learning and academic success, ultimately to increase retention and graduation rates among its participants. We provide enhanced academic and co-curricular support services to excelling students who are first-generation, low-income, and students with disabilities.  The STEP Scholars Program is a federally funded TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) program and implemented in January 2016 under the Calvin E. Bright Success Center. 


Office: Kolligian Library (KL) 222

Phone: (209) 285-9703

Email: step@ucmerced.edu

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