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STEM Smart

STEM Smart, housed in the Department of Technology and Society,  is an umbrella organization of  STEM Education Programs designed to enhance the participation of groups that are underrepresented in STEM education and careers.  Supporters of these programs include SBU, the NYSE, the National Science Foundation, businesses, private foundations, and individuals.  


Read about Embracing Diversity While Fueling the Innovation Pipeline Community Outreach Programs Propel Students in STEM Disciplines .

In the Spotlight

SBU Student Gabriela Dominguez  

Take a look at SBU student Gabriela Dominguez's interview and learn about her path in STEM! 

SBU Student Leslie Pesantez

Congratulations to Leslie Pesantez, our very own CSTEP student for winning honorable mention for the essay she submitted to the The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Emergency Medici e and the NYU Grossman School of Medicine . There were over 100 entries to the STEP and C/STEP Essay competition, spotlighting program participants throughout New York State,  the judges were impressed by how the COVID-19 pandemic has inspired young scholars to pursue a career in the health professions, science or technology.  

SBU Student Hillary Ramos Espinoza

 Read all about SBU student Hillary Ramos Espinoza in her interview about her STEM path!

News & Announcements

2019 Novel Coronavirus Update - Remote Instruction

In an effort to increase precautionary health measures, reduce community spread of COVID-19, and ensure the successful conclusion of the spring 2020 semester for Stony Brook University students, beginning March 23, 2020 we will move to remote instruction. Classes will be held through the end of the semester to ensure academic continuity, and all classes and finals will meet remotely.

   CSTEP Application

Apply to be a part of CSTEP today! For more information about CSTEP take a look at the page

Here is the CSTEP Application!


Carrie-Ann Award

 Congratulations Carrie-Ann on your Person of the Year Award!