Sigma Tau Chi and Alpha Sigma Honor Societies

The student honorary societies Sigma Tau Chi (STX) and Alpha Sigma (AS) recognize student members of the Society who have distinguished themselves as students and have demonstrated promise of future contributions to the Society and the profession.

Membership in STX is an honor given to students enrolled in a program in technical communication, who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above, are exemplary in participation in STC, and demonstrate a potential for significant contribution to the profession.

Membership in AS is an honor given to students enrolled in a program in technical communication who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above, demonstrate active participation in STC, and have the potential to contribute to the profession.

Membership is awarded only once and honorees retain the membership only as long as they are members in good standing of the Society.

Honorees notified: After vote by STC Board of Directors, usually in March

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

Nomination Process

Consult the guidelines for the complete nomination process.

Eligibility

Who is eligible: STC Members who are enrolled in a baccalaureate, graduate, two-year, or certificate program

Who may recommend: Any member may nominate a student, or members may apply directly

Due date for applications: 16 December 2020

2021 Awardees

  • Sigma Tau Chi: Nathan Richardson, University of Maine
  • Alpha Sigma: Julia Barnes, Michigan Technological University