On January 22, 2018, the STC Board of Directors approved merging the Austin chapter of STC into the Houston Chapter of STC. The STC Houston members who voted were overwhelmingly in favor of the merger. STC Austin has been well served by Chris Ward, but dwindling members response and lack of administrative council members has … Continue reading STC Austin to Merge with STC Houston
STC Houston Networking Event 1/24
Join us for a networking event! When: Wednesday, January 24, 6-7:30 pm Where: Rudy's Bar-B-Q, 20806 I-45, Spring, TX, 77373; 281-288-0916 This is a free event for members and nonmembers, so bring your friends!
October 10: Eric Berger
Join us for our monthly program meeting featuring Eric Berger of Space City Weather and Ars Technica! Eric Berger is the senior space editor at Ars Technica, covering everything from astronomy to private space to wonky NASA policy. Eric has an astronomy degree from the University of Texas and a master's in journalism from the … Continue reading October 10: Eric Berger
June 20: STC Houston Volunteer Recognition Party
The STC Houston Volunteer Recognition party will be held on June 20 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm at the Melting Pot, 6100 Westheimer Rd Ste 146, Houston, Texas 77057 (just west of Fountain View, close to the House of Pies). The meal will include an appetizer cheese fondue, a petite entree, and a dessert fondue. … Continue reading June 20: STC Houston Volunteer Recognition Party
August 24: Networking and Program Lunch
This Wednesday, the Houston STC Luncheon Series will feature a guest speaker. Please join us! Attendance is free. RSVP to Tom Foster (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 10 AM Wednesday. Time: 11:30 AM, Wednesday, August 24 Place: Barry’s Pizza, 6003 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77057 Cameron Johnson, a Houston-based communications professional and business owner, will lead this month’s … Continue reading August 24: Networking and Program Lunch
Summer Skill-Building Webinars
STC Houston may not have program meetings during the summer, but that doesn't mean you have to stop learning! There are several live web seminars offered by the national office. Of particular note: July 6 - A discussion on career paths from our very own Alyssa Fox. July 13 - A free guide to presentations. … Continue reading Summer Skill-Building Webinars
April Program: Technical Communication Across Industries
STC Houston is hosting a joint meeting with the Professional Writing and Technical Communication Program on Friday, April 22, from 12pm – 2pm at the University of Houston-Downtown in Room 602 North (Main Building). 12 pm - 1 pm: Panel discussion for experienced writers to share their perspectives about their industries and the opportunities for … Continue reading April Program: Technical Communication Across Industries
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?
Book Review – Books Before Typography
Books Before Typography by Frederick W. HamiltonPublished by the Committee on Education, United Typothetae of America, Chicago, Ilinois,1918.Source file: http://www.Gutenberg.org/files/30803/30803-h/30803-h.htmby Noel Atzmiller Did you know that ancient Peruvians used a series of knots that they tied on colored cords to convey messages? What is the difference between an ideogram and a phonogram? Which people are credited … Continue reading Book Review – Books Before Typography
Dateline Houston Newsletter – May/June 2015
Election TimeSTC Houston Elections are underway!STC Elections just passed, and our own Cindy Pao is now a Director at Large of the STC. Cindy Pao – Candidate for Director of the Society for Technical CommunicationAnd STC Houston Elections are here. Elections will be held at the June meeting on June 9 at Escalante's. This meeting … Continue reading Dateline Houston Newsletter – May/June 2015