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Nonprofit Helps Baltimore High School Students Learn Networking, Communication Skills

“All of these students really are coming from challenging schools, challenging neighborhoods and they don’t have this experience to really talk to professionals,” Sheyna Mikeal, of Building STEPS, said.


Building STEPS Names Asia Cole Program Associate

Building STEPS is pleased to announce that Asia Cole has been named Program Associate. In her role, Ms. Cole will be involved in all aspects of planning, executing and facilitating student programming including junior seminars, college workshops, internships and will work directly with students and program partners.

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Building STEPS Helps STEM Students Go to College

Debra E. Hettleman’s goal is to be so successful that she’ll work herself out of a job. She’s CEO of Building STEPS, a program that’s been in Baltimore for 20 years and identifies about 100 high school juniors annually from 15 Baltimore City public schools who have an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics […]

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College Access Program Celebrates 20 Years Helping Baltimore Students Attain Higher Education

Building STEPS, college access and career development program for Baltimore City students, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Available to students who have at least a 3.0 GPA, the program is built on the principle that a college education changes an individual’s life.

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Building STEPS Selected for Maryland Aviation Administration’s New Community Partners Program

Building STEPS has been selected as a winner in the Maryland Aviation Administration’s Community Partners Program. The program promotes charitable nonprofit organizations throughout the State of Maryland and Washington, DC. Building STEPS was selected out of a pool of over 70 nonprofit organizations.

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Fun with Maryland STEM Festival Podcast

Maryland STEM Festival Highlights Building STEPS Commitment of STEM Education.

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Educational program helps Baltimore City students take steps toward college

WBAL-TV 11, May 2019

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Building STEPS Names Dr. Richard Edlow Chairman of the Board of Directors

CityBizList, January 2019

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Building STEPS Seniors Practice Networking Skills on Giving Tuesday

WBAL-TV 11, November 2018


Sheyna Mikeal Joins Building STEPS

Daily Record, June 2018