January 2019
News and Updates for
Friends of Building STEPS
New Year, New Faces
Dr. Richard Edlow takes the reins as Chairman of the Board of Building STEPS as we say a fond farewell and thank you to Dr. Greg Kelly for his years of service. Read more>>

Become a B Coach
Make an impact on a student's life! As a B Coach , you will be matched with a Building STEPS college student or college graduate for an informational interview and professional insight. These interactions are extraordinarily helpful as our students begin to plan their careers and transition from college student to young professional.
Internship Fair Brings Opportunities to Students
Building STEPS high school juniors will meet with over 15 employers from the Baltimore Metro area in a "career fair" setting to practice interviewing skills and networking. They will learn about career opportunities in various STEM fields of interest.

Pastries with Principals
Building STEPS success relies on our partnerships. "Pastries with Principals" brings together students, Building STEPS staff and administrators to ensure we're all connected and on the same page in preparing our students for college and career success.
Principal Stephanie Farmer and students from Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy in Baltimore City pose with Building STEPS staff members at a recent Pastries with Principals.
"Building STEP's is a great program. It helped me in high school and continued to help me throughout college. I don't know of any other programs like that. It's the best program around for urban students."
Johnai-Stevenson University
Computer Information Systems

"I just want to say thank you for all of the great things Building STEPS has done for me. My undergrad experience has been a roller coaster but I'm almost at the finish line. I will be graduating this spring." 
Adalia-Morgan State University
Psychology/Criminal Justice