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Tech company donated new laptops to students starting college in fall

Tech company “Ciena Blue Planet” donated brand new HP laptops, $200 Amazon gift cards and $300 credit towards online tutoring to students from the Building Steps Program.

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‘Building STEPS’ celebrates success

The program Building ‘STEPS’ stands for science, technology, education, and partnerships. Their mission is to equip the city’s students with tools to propel them to college and career success.

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STEM Career Exploration: You Can’t Be What You Can’t See

Click link below to see an excerpt of this article from STEM|ED Magazine.

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Building STEPS creates educational opportunities for students in Baltimore

Building STEPS, a nonprofit organization in Baltimore works to help STEM professionals through providing necessary tools for success in college and beyond.

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Q&A with Neal Wesloski, Sr. Campus Recruiting Specialist, CareFirst

CareFirst’s Neal Wesloski shares why volunteering with Building STEPS is meaningful and important to him and the community.

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Building STEPS is taking Baltimore City high schoolers inside local tech and science companies

Baltimore City high school students who took part in programming with local nonprofit Building STEPS got introduced to science and tech careers as they prepared for college.

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Building STEPS Receives Educational Grant From Blue Planet

Building STEPS is pleased to announce it has received an educational grant from Blue Planet, a division of Ciena, to provide recent high school graduates with technology and support crucial to college success.


Rising college freshman given new laptops

Building STEPS representatives and members of the Blue Planet team handed out brand new laptops and digital inclusion packages to Building STEPS students today.

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‘It’s A Blessing. It Tells Me To Keep Going’ College Bound Baltimore City High Graduates Awarded New Laptops

Baltimore-based non-profit Building Steps handed out nearly 55 laptops to the students along with an online tutoring subscription and money for school supplies.

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Building STEPS Names David E. Lockhart Chairman of the Board of Directors

Building STEPS is pleased to announce that David E. Lockhart, DM, has been named Chairman of the Board of Directors. In his role, he will oversee the board’s strategic planning and organizational effectiveness and outcomes.