September Season Kick-Off: Teaching Engineers to Fish?

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?

Not the Post You Are Expecting

This may seem like it is another predictable Presidential recap of a successful year with STC.You may expect a detailed listing of a year filled with fun networking events, memorable speakers and discussions at program meetings, and outstanding workshops with top presenters. Yes, I could discuss all of those things, because it truly HAS been that great … Continue reading Not the Post You Are Expecting

STC Houston Active Member Program

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

Connect and Learn at our October Networking Meeting

by Cindy PaoSTC Houston is hosting its first networking meeting on Tuesday, October 14, 2014.Brush up on your favorite tech comm reference book and get to know your NBA mascots. We’ll test your knowledge at the first ever Connect and Learn with STC Houston!Bring your business cards or resume and your job leads.Meeting Specifics:Tuesday, October … Continue reading Connect and Learn at our October Networking Meeting

April Program Events Reviews

By Cindy Pao, President, STC HoustonThe chapter had two program activities in April, so I’m going to share my thoughts about them here.April 12 WorkshopJoe Welinske presented two, 90 minute topics during the Saturday workshop:Multi-screen Content AuthoringIntroduction to Mobile User AssistanceIn the first session, Efficient and Graceful Multi-Channel Content Authoring and Publishing, Joe talked about … Continue reading April Program Events Reviews

April Program Meeting: Plain English Rules Workshop

Join us for a very special program meeting in April! Speakers Natalia Matveeva and Michelle Moosally will tell us more about the Center for Plain English Research and Study (CPERS) at UHD. This workshop will introduce STC members to current plain language (PL) regulations and their implications for workplace communication. We will also share some … Continue reading April Program Meeting: Plain English Rules Workshop

April Workshop: Multi-Screen Authoring and User Assistance

Join us for a joint event with the Houston Usability Professional Association (UXPA) group. During this workshop, Joe Welinske will introduce the concept of responsive design, multiscreen authoring, and user assistance for technical communicators. It will include demonstrations of how to craft your content to support varying screen dimensions and user interaction types like touch … Continue reading April Workshop: Multi-Screen Authoring and User Assistance