College in the High School Summer Academies

The SUNY Schenectady Division of Math, Science, Technology and Health along with the College in the High School Program are pleased to high school students to participate in our Summer Academies.

For more information, please contact Pam McCall, Director of College and High School Partnerships 518-381-1318,


Summer S.T.E.A.M. Academy

STEAM logoSUNY Schenectady’s Division of Math, Science, Technology & Health along with the College in the High School Program are pleased to invite Middle and High School students (8th graders, Freshman, Sophomore, Junior & Senior) to our Summer STEAM Academy. The academy will focus on science, technology, engineering, art and math. Our experienced science educators will challenge students to explore and understand the different opportunities in the STEAM ecosystem. We will immerse you in hands-on experiences, mentoring/networking opportunities, and workshops with Alumni, current students and local resources. This Academy will help you better understand how to connect the dots and explore the different Science, Math, Technology & Health careers in Schenectady and beyond.

Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Session I: July 13-16, 2020
Session II: July 20-23, 2020
Registration begins March 5
STEAM Academy Registration Form (PDF)
Cost of Program: $75 (Scholarships are available)

S.T.E.A.M. Academy Instructor

Dr. Lorena Harris CSTP logo

Dr. Lorena Harris is the Director of the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP). She is also an Adjunct Faculty Member teaching in the Division of Math, Science, Technology and Health. Lorena first joined SUNY Schenectady in 2012 as the Coordinator of the Spanish Lab and was a participant in the Internship Program for the Development of Minority Faculty. Lorena holds a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences and Molecular Biology from Bowling Green State University and a B.S in Biology from the Simon Bolivar University, Venezuela.