We are pleased to send out BIG congratulations to STC Houston's very own Noel Atzmiller. He just received word that his proposal for the 2018 STC Technical Communication Summit has been accepted. Noel will be presenting on the topic of "Teaching Technical Writing to Engineers - What Works?" in Orlando, Florida sometime between May 20 … Continue reading Noel Atzmiller to Present at 2018 STC Summit
Post by Noel Atzmiller I spent some time this week, preparing my topics for the up-coming meeting at the University of Houston-Downtown campus in April. At this meeting, I plan to discuss some documents on which Technical Communicators might work at an oilfield services company. While I collected the document samples, I quickly thought of … Continue reading Valuable Abilities for the Technical Communicator in the Oil Industry
Even though our program year has wrapped up for the summer, we still have networking opportunities! Join us for lunch on June 22, July 27, and August 24. Those of you who have been around STC Houston for a while are probably familiar with the networking lunches held at Barry’s Pizza for more than a … Continue reading Summer Networking Opportunities
What's better than fajitas on a Friday? FREE fajitas on a Friday! Come out on Friday, June 17th to Escalante's (Town and Country - 12821 Kimberly Lane) for our annual Volunteer Recognition meeting. This is our way of saying thank you to the volunteers and leaders who created events for STC Houston over the past … Continue reading June 17: Program Year Celebration
The STC Houston Administrative Council is actively seeking volunteers to serve on next year’s council. This is a great opportunity to get to know your fellow technical communicators and give back to the community. The council will have several returning members next year to help ease the transition. One of our focuses this year has … Continue reading Seeking 2016-2017 Volunteers
Welcome back, STC Houston members and friends! We're all set for another great program season and looking forward to seeing you on Tuesday, September 8 at the American Red Cross (2700 Southwest Fwy.) The old saying, "Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish, and you feed him … Continue reading September Season Kick-Off: Teaching Engineers to Fish?
Chapter elections will be held at the June 9th program meeting for the 2015-2016 STC Houston Administrative Council. Please come to the meeting to vote or cast your proxy ballot by email or US mail. Rally around the volunteers who make our chapter great! All STC Houston chapter members in good standing are eligible to … Continue reading 2015-2016 Administrative Council Elections
By Cindy Pao, Immediate Past PresidentHave you heard about the chapter’s Active Member program? This program recognizes the chapter’s most active members: the ones who regularly attend program meetings and networking meetings, who volunteer for the chapter’s committees and admin council, who publish articles in the newsletter, and who participate in the competitions.Getting in on … Continue reading STC Houston Active Member Program