The Ken Rainey Award honors the distinguished research contributions of Dr. Rainey.
Ken Rainey was a professor at Southern Polytechnic State University and STC Fellow who produced major research studies that continue to provide ongoing benefit to both practice and teaching in the field of technical communication.
The Ken Rainey Award honors research that has made positive, significant contributions to technical communication practice and teaching. It rewards a lifetime of quality research in the field, a single high-quality empirical study, or a set of related high-quality studies.
Citation: For his focused, original, and significant research program that has yielded a superb publication record and a well-deserved national and international reputation in the field.
Please consult the guidelines for the complete nomination process.
Who is eligible: STC Members who have belonged to the Society for a minimum of one year
Who may recommend: Anyone may nominate an STC member. You can also nominate yourself
Due date for recommendations: 2 November 2015
Due date for applications by recommended candidates: 14 December 2015
Honorees notified: After vote by STC Board of Directors, usually February
Award Presented: At the Honors Reception at the STC Technical Communication Summit
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