Seeking 2016-2017 Volunteers

The STC Houston Administrative Council is actively seeking volunteers to serve on next year’s council. This is a great opportunity to get to know your fellow technical communicators and give back to the community. The council will have several ... Read More

Ebooks: Are they for you?

Erika Frensley is a firm believer of ebooks in organizations, but there are pitfalls to avoid when creating and distributing ebooks. This presentation presented an overview of ebooks, what they are and how they can be created, what to look out for ... Read More

May Program: Ebooks – are they for you?

Erika Frensley is a firm believer of ebooks in organizations, but there are pitfalls to avoid when creating and distributing ebooks. This presentation will provide an overview of ebooks, what to look out for when creating them, and how they may fit ... Read More

Technical Communication Across Industries: A Recap

Thank you to all of the volunteers and participants who made the April STC event at UHD such a success! Despite the floods early in the week, we had a great turnout that included students, faculty, and professionals from many industries. ... Read More

April Program: Technical Communication Across Industries

STC Houston is hosting a joint meeting with the Professional Writing and Technical Communication Program on Friday, April 22, from 12pm – 2pm at the University of Houston-Downtown in Room 602 North (Main Building). 12 pm - 1 pm: Panel discussion ... Read More

Book Review – Three Keys to the Past – The History of Technical Communication

Review by Noel Atzmiller Three Keys to the Past – The History of Technical Communication, edited by Teresa C. Kynell and Michael G. Moran; Ablex Publishing Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut 1999. If you are interested in essays about the ... Read More

January Program: UX and You – Stepping into User Experience

Have you ever heard the term “UX” and wondered what it really means? User Experience (UX) is becoming a vital part of many company landscapes, as business professionals strive to understand what their users need with the products and services that ... Read More

December Program: Educating Ourselves on eLearning!

As we wrap up the presents and tie up another great year, let's pause to connect with our tech communication peers as we learn something new! Join us on Tuesday, December 8th at the American Red Cross for our December program meeting. Join us for ... Read More

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 ... Read More

Dateline Houston Newsletter – Sept/Oct 2015

Meeting Recaps September kicked off with a fantastic presentation by Noel Atzmiller, "Teaching Engineers to Fish".  Teaching technical writing to engineers can be a challenge, and yet can help improve business communications greatly. When faced ... Read More