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 ... Read More

Summit Recap – Summit 2017 Handouts

The available handouts for the sessions at the STC Summit 2017 are available at https://stcsummit2017.sched.com Note: Some presenters have placed their handouts on their own websites. A list will be compiled in the next few days. ... Read More

Summit Recap – Program Meeting, May 16

Didn't make it to the STC Summit? Want to know what the future holds for STC and technical communication? Interested in hearing some of the best writing and editing tips from the STC Summit? Join us for our program meeting on May 16! We will be ... Read More

April 28: UHD STC Event

The next STC-Houston scheduled event is happening on the University of Houston Downtown campus on April 28, Room N602, between 12:00 and 2:00 pm. This will be an exciting event and the current schedule includes a lineup of a number of STC-Houston's ... Read More

Valuable Abilities for the Technical Communicator in the Oil Industry

Post by Noel Atzmiller I spent some time this week, preparing my topics for the up-coming meeting at the University of Houston-Downtown campus in April. At this meeting, I plan to discuss some documents on which Technical Communicators might ... Read More

Book Review: “75 years young—Baker Atlas”

by Juan Puente Jr. A note of thanks to Noel Atzmiller for recommending this informative, yet important book that was rated best in show at the 2010 STC Conference. The start of Baker Atlas was both challenging and difficult at times. The ... Read More

March 14: Biomedical Communication

Dr. Susan Marriott will be the speaker at our March meeting. Dr. Marriott received her PhD degree from Kansas State University in 1987 and did her postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health studying human retroviruses. In 1991 she ... Read More

February 14: Creativity, Communication, and Fearlessness in the Face of Change and Uncertainty

Cameron Johnson, principal at Yopp! Creative, will be the the speaker at our February meeting. Imaginative, strategic thinker with a unique combination of written, visual, and verbal communication expertise and a passion for helping organizations and ... Read More

Top 25 Technical Writing Blogs

One blog evaluation website (blogmetrics.org) provides a ranking in different categories of blogs, each in one neat list. One of the categories available that may be applicable to this group provides links to the most popular Technical Writing blogs ... Read More

January 10: Careers in TechCom

A new year brings new beginnings. Join STC Houston on January 10, 2017 as we ask recruiters, hiring managers, and networkers for their advice on careers and opportunities in the technical writing arena. Thomas Foster oversees the STC Luncheon ... Read More