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January 13, 2020

The Second-year Transformational Experience Program or STEP, will be hosting the Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston STEP Expo held in the Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom in the Ohio Union on Tuesday, February 18h, 2020.  The STEP Expo times are: 10-11am; 2-3pm; 3:30-4:30pm; 5-6pm; 6:30-7:30pm

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend and see the transformational experiences our STEP students are engaging in through Artistic and Creative Endeavors; Service-Learning and Community Service; Education Abroad; Leadership; Internships; and/or Undergraduate Research. Eligible STEP students submit a proposal for up to $2,000 to participate in one of these experiences in order to enhance their undergraduate experience and help prepare them for the future.  


STEP Expo Reviewer:

The Second-Year Transformational Experience Program invites you to attend the 2020 Spring Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston STEP Expo on Tuesday, February 18thThe Expo will be held in the Archie Griffin Ballroom in the Ohio Union.  Past participants will be displaying posters about their STEP Signature Projects and engaging with the university community around the academic and personal transformations they’ve experienced as a result of their participation.  Students will be presenting in one of five hour-long sessions beginning at 10:00 AM, 2:00 PM, 3:30 PM, 5:00 PM and 6:30 PM.  


We’d also like to invite you to consider volunteering to serve as a STEP Expo Reviewer.  As a reviewer, you will be assigned to interact with five or six identified students using some guiding prompts focused around how the STEP Signature Project has been transformational.  If you’re interested in volunteering, you can submit your availability here and the STEP team will follow-up with additional details. 


Please feel free to forward this opportunity to others in your units/departments who may have an interest in attending the event or serving as a reviewer.  Contact Beth Fines ( directly with any questions about serving as a reviewer.