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Hostos STEP Opening Ceremony - June 30th, 2014

Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Mboyo Esole

Jonathan Mboyo Esole is a Benjamin Peirce Fellow in the Mathematics Department at Harvard University and a member of the Harvard University Center for the Fundamental Law of Nature.

He works on the interface of mathematics and physics, specially in the context of string theory and supergravity theories.


2014 Hostos STEP team Wins at the 16th Annual STEP Statewide Conference

March 28th to 30th, 2014

The Proyecto Access STEP at Hostos Community College participated in the 16th Annual STEP Statewide Student Conference from March 28, 2014 to March 30, 2014 at the Marriott Hotel in Albany, New York.

Throughout the fall/spring semesters middle and high school students worked on different challenging research project for the conference.

The Conference hosted 396 middle and high school students, and 232 administrators, staff members, counselors, parents, and professionals from 48 institutions of higher education.

Three teams of students from Hostos STEP were selected to participate in the poster presentation session at the conference in the following categories: Jesse Yebouet (7th grade): Junior and Senior Division - Technology Abdulsalam Ighile (8th Grade): Junior and Senior Division – Physical Sciences Bethuel Yebouet (9th grade); Amanda Turcios (10th Grade), and David Koffi (11th Grade)

The “Predicting a Knuckleball” team received the 3rd place trophy in the Physical Science category with the mentorship of Dr. Moise Koffi, Director of C/STEP, Mr. Grahman Hill and Ms. Marie Balo Lou.

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