STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICE

STUDENT AFFAIRS DEPARTMENTS

Liberty Partnerships Program


Program Services:
This program is designed to provide encouragement and support for participants to complete their high school programs, enroll in postsecondary education programs, and ultimately achieve success in their career choices. The Liberty Partnerships Program provides job opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students at Buffalo State College who serve as program tutors.

Source of Funding:
The New York State Education Department, Bureau of College, School and Community Collaboration

Participants:
The program provides tutoring, mentoring, personal and family counseling, home visits, and enrichment activities for students in grades five through twelve who meet specific eligibility requirements. Program staff identify and recruit eligible students who participate in program activities throughout the summer as well as the school year.

Science Technology Entry Program (STEP)


Source of Funding:
New York State Department of Education

Participants:
Traditionally underrepresented and underserved students enrolled in grades seven through twelve to complete high school courses in science, mathematics and technology and to pursue programs of postsecondary education leading to degrees in mathematics, science, technology and health-related fields.

Program Services:
Program services include enrichment courses in math, science, technology and computing; tutoring; academic advisement; internships; counseling; SAT preparation workshops; college admissions and financial aid seminars; and career planning activities. Program staff provide services during the summer as well as throughout the academic year. The Science and Technology Entry Program offers tutoring positions to undergraduate students in their sophomore through senior years as well as to graduate students at Buffalo State College.

Upward Bound


Participants:
At-risk students in grades nine through twelve who are from low-income families and/or are potential first-generation college students are eligible to participate in Upward Bound.

Program Services:
The program runs after school and during the summer, and provides academic advisement, study skills instruction, tutoring, and counseling services. These services prepare students for postsecondary enrollment and graduation. Targeted schools include Buffalo Traditional, Grover Cleveland, Hutch Tech, Lafayette, and McKinley high schools. Undergraduate students have the opportunity to secure summer employment.

Contact Information:


Liberty Partnerships Program
Patrice Cathey-Barr, Director
Phone: (716) 878-4055 Extension 22
Fax: (716) 878-4015
E-mail: catheypc@bscmail.buffalostate.edu

S.T.E.P
Darryl C. Carter, Director
Phone: (716) 878-6522 Ext. 18
Fax: (716) 878-4015
Email: carterdc@buffalostate.edu

Upward Bound
Don Patterson, Director
Phone: (716) 878-3446 Extension 10
Fax: (716) 878-4028
Email: patterda@buffalostate.edu