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Who’s There for Communities? Liz Herman, CAC Vice Chair

Who’s There for Communities? Meet the CAC Team for 2016 -2017 Community leaders will be glad to hear that, once again, the STC Community Affairs Committee (CAC) has got their backs in 2016-2017. If you…

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Announcing the Winners of STC’s Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Recently, the STC membership department had a contest to give away $50 Amazon gift cards to those who joined STC or renewed their 2017 membership, and we’re pleased to announce the winners! The winners of…

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Data Visualization: Communicating Effectively With Your Audience

By Payman Taei | Founder, Visme Image Source Make no mistake: it’s a data-based world, we’re just living in it. According to Forbes, data volumes are absolutely exploding – in the past two years alone,…

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Gaining an Edge with CPTC Certification

By Chris Hester | STC Fellow and CPTC accredited trainer Not too long ago, a friend asked what my biggest accomplishment was for 2016. That was a tough one. I incorporated my business, spoke at…

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Student Volunteers Wanted for Summit 2017

STC is seeking student volunteers for the 2017 Summit, 7-10 May in National Harbor, Maryland. Student volunteers play an important role in assisting STC staff and the conference committee with Summit logistics. Volunteer positions include…

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STC 2017 Election Results

STC, the Nominating Committee, and the Board of Directors are pleased to announce the results of the 2017 STC election. When voting concluded, of 3,037 eligible voters, 437 (14.39%) cast ballots. There were some abstentions…

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Talking Usability: There’s No Such Thing as a User-Friendly Password

By David Dick, Fellow Passwords are required for all types of online activity to authenticate the user.  One thing is certain: until technology provides a better solution to passwords, we must learn to create strong…

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Introducing the New STC Fellows and Associate Fellows

STC is pleased to announce that 11 distinguished members have been named Fellows and Associate Fellows of the Society. They will be recognized at the 2017 STC Summit in Washington, DC. STC awards the rank…

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2017 May Special Issue of Technical Communication: Globalizing/Localizing User Experience

The 2017 May issue of Technical Communication focuses on the theme of “Globalizing/Localizing User Experience: Strategies, Practices, and Techniques for Culturally Sensitive Design.” This special issue, guest edited by Guiseppe Getto of East Carolina University…

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TechComm 101: New Name, New Course

Attention STC members! The popular online course known as TechComm 101 is now the new and improved “TechComm Fundamentals Bootcamp.” Updated by technical communication expert Leah Guren, TechComm Fundamentals Bootcamp runs from 15 June through 27 July, 2017 (Thursdays) at 11:00…

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Don’t Forget to Vote in the STC Election

We want every STC member to have a say in the future of the Society, which is why we encourage you to vote in the STC election, opening 27 February. You’ll have the opportunity to…

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Meet the Candidates – Robert Perry

This entry is being posted on behalf of Robert Perry, candidate for Director in the 2017 STC election. More information about Robert can be found on his STC election page. Hello, My name is Robert Perry and I…

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