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

Dateline Houston Newsletter – Sept/Oct 2016

From the President Welcome to STC Houston! The new Admin Council is working hard to bring you programs that you'll find useful, entertaining, and hopefully thought-provoking. President's Message - September Meeting Recaps September Meeting The ... Read More

November 15 Program Meeting – Overview of Baker Hughes Corporate Library and Harris County Public Library Services

Overview of the Baker Hughes Corporate Library and the Harris County Public Library Services and Resources Gilberto Morales, Baker Hughes – Information Management Advisor will role-play a training session on providing Baker Hughes New Hires an ... Read More

October Meeting Recap – DITA 101

Matt Cassi and Joe Storbeck, from JANA, Inc. presented DITA 101, a high level overview of implementing DITA. They are graciously sharing their presentation and other information from JANA for DITA implementations. From Matt: On behalf of JANA, ... Read More