President’s Message September 2018

by Erika Frensley Hello, and welcome to the new STC Houston program year! Over the summer, the Admin Council has planned and schemed to make STC Houston valuable to members and nonmembers in the technical communication community. A few highlights of what’s in store: The STC Austin chapter has been merged with STC Houston. To … Continue reading President’s Message September 2018

STC Houston Intern Program

STC Houston presents the Intern Program! For volunteers that complete specific tasks, STC already provides education, knowledge and expertise in the technical communications fields. STC Houston will help students and new professionals build their portfolio. Benefits to Volunteers Use event materials or a work record in your professional portfolio Gain valuable experience in planning and … Continue reading STC Houston Intern Program

STC Member Spotlight – Julie Garrison

By Lucha Morales Like many writers in the field, Julie Garrison didn’t plan on becoming a technical writer. Her passion for software and the medical field drove her to earn a degree in Biomedical engineering from Texas A&M. But a lack of job growth and opportunity left Garrison looking to software development. In the late … Continue reading STC Member Spotlight – Julie Garrison

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

Admin Council Bios – Stephanie Donovan

STC Houston President, Stephanie Donovan, has worked as a technical communicator for more than 20 years in the software industry—most recently as a Staff Technical Writer at Intergraph CADWorx and Analysis Solutions in Houston. Stephanie’s work at Intergraph includes technical writing and editing, mentoring other writers, and serving as Agile Scrum Master for CAESAR II, … Continue reading Admin Council Bios – Stephanie Donovan