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Phylise Banner Honored with 2015 President’s Award

The President’s Award honors one or more persons or institutions that have made distinguished contributions to the profession or the Society.

STC Names “Most Improved Community” and “Community of the Year” Winners

STC unveiled the winners of two community awards at the 2015 Summit: The Most Improved Community and the Community of the Year.

Associate Fellows: Complete Your Fellow Applications by 1 October 2015

Each year, the STC Fellows Nominating Committee invites STC Associate Fellows who have held that rank for three years or more to submit an application to the committee for possible elevation to the rank of STC Fellow. This honor recognizes members’ significant achievements in and contributions to the field of…

Pacesetter Awards

The Pacesetter Award recognizes communities for the successful implementation of a single beneficial innovation that may be replicated by other STC communities.

Associate Fellow Recommendations Due 1 October 2015

Each year, STC members and communities have the opportunity to recommend senior members for the rank of STC Associate Fellow to the Associate Fellows Committee. This honor recognizes members’ achievements in the field of technical communication, contributions to STC, or both. Any voting member of STC may submit a nominee’s…

STC Communities and Staff Earn APEX Awards

STC is proud to announce that five STC communities and the STC staff recently were named winners in APEX 2015, the 27th Annual Awards for Publication Excellence. APEX Awards are based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content, and the ability to achieve overall communication excellence. APEX Grand Awards honor…

Nomination Process Opens for STC Academic Awards

STC recognizes individual member achievement through several award programs. Below is information on the academic award programs and their deadlines. Sigma Tau Chi and Alpha Sigma Honor Societies STC sponsors two honorary societies for students, and this year the criteria for each have changed. Membership in STX is an honor…


Standards: What’s In It for Me?

Standard Deviation is a column all about standards—a subject that affects most of our lives, but that we seldom think about.

An Interview with Dr. Robert J. Glushko

By Scott Abel | Senior Member In the digital age, change happens quickly. This column features interviews with the movers and shakers—the folks behind new ideas, standards, methods, products, and amazing technologies that are changing the way we live and interact in our modern world. Got questions, suggestions, or feedback?…

Reimagining Audience in the Twitter Era

This article provides technical communicators with a framework for identifying user feedback from Twitter and incorporating that feedback into technical documentation.


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The Thrill of the Hunt

Letterboxing combines artistic ability with treasure hunts in parks, cemeteries, historic sites, hiking trails, businesses, and other places where they can be hidden, and you’d be very surprised at where people find to hide them!