Community Achievement Award

The Community Achievement Award recognizes a SIG, professional or student chapter's outstanding accomplishments in achieving the Society's goals through a wide range of programs and activities.

2014 Honorees

Communities of Distinction  

Northeast Ohio
Orlando Central Florida
Texas Tech University

Communities of Excellence

East Bay
New England
New York Metro
Philadelphia Metro
Washington DC–Baltimore
Willamette Valley

Academic SIG
Instructional Design & Learning SIG
Technical Editing SIG

Communities of Merit



Most Improved Community
New York Metro

Community of the Year
Orlando–Central Florida

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Nomination process: Please consult the guidelines for the complete nomination process.

Who is eligible: Any STC Professional Chapter, Special Interest Group (SIG), or Student Chapter is eligible to apply for a community achievement award.

Due date for nominations: 27 January 2015

Community Executive Council will be notified of approval: After vote by STC Board of Directors, usually February

Awards Presented: At the Honors Banquet at the STC Technical Communication Summit.

Geographic Community

Student Community

Virtual Community (Word)


Sample applications

Completed applications and supporting materials should be sent via email to both

Elaine Gilliam

Tricia Spayer, Community Achievement Award Chair