New Networking Meetings: Sweet Success or Bitter Defeat?

By Cindy Pao, Immediate Past PresidentIt was a good turnout for the first networking meeting, on a Tuesday night. In all, 17 people gathered at Pappasito’s Cantina. Everyone chatted. Many ate. Some indulged in margaritas!Fifteen of us waited for a ... Read More

November Program: How to increase your writing productivity with cheat sheets

By George SlaughterHow to increase your writing productivity with cheat sheetsTime is money. The pressure is always on to get more done in less time.Companies spend a lot of money purchasing the tools to help writers produce more. Yet did you know ... Read More

President’s Message – October 2014

by Stephanie Donovan, STC Houston President 2014-15Welcome back to STC, everyone!If you missed out on the STC Houston program season kick-off meeting in September, you missed a lot! STC Associate Fellow Rhyne Armstrong gave a very entertaining and ... Read More

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 ... Read More

News from the Net: Upcoming Adobe Conferences

By Doris BeetemUpcoming conferences that may be of interest to STC-Houston members:ADOBE DAY @ LavaCon 2014October 12, 2014 (Sunday) -- 8.00 AM to 1.30 PM PSTVenue: Hilton Portland and Executive Tower (Portland, Oregon, USA)The Adobe Tech Comm ... Read More

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 ... Read More

New Member Lunch, May 10

Calling all STC Houston members, new and old!STC Houston invites you to a: New Member Lunch, Saturday, May 10th, at 1 p.m.Join us for some great food and fun networking with our newest members. Let’s show them what makes STC Houston the best—our ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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. ... Read More

A Good Time Was Had By All – February 25 Celebration

By Cindy Pao, PresidentOn Tuesday, February 25, 2014, members and award winners met together for a celebration of everything wonderful in STC Houston.Stationed at a long table in a cozy room, 25 people (or so) gathered. We recognized our competitions ... Read More