Departments January/February 2024

Explaining a Degree in Technical Communication

By S.E.M. Ishida

S. E. M. Ishida is an information developer at IBM and a published fiction author of books and short stories. While working on her M.S. in Technical Communication at NCSU, she was also a cartoonist for the student newspaper. Besides enjoying writing and drawing, she’s an avid reader. You can contact her at