Fall Flocking: Ohio STC Board Meeting (President’s Column)

The birds are starting to flock in preparation for migration (some, like shorebirds, are already in motion). Kettles of raptors, confusions of warblers, committees of vultures, quarrels of sparrows, rounds of robins, gaggles of geese, and chatterings of starlings are getting ready for long flights or winter stays. Ornithologists think flocking provides several benefits. When … Continue reading…

Cybersecurity: IT’s really about your protection

On April 8th, 2021, the OHIOSTC community was joined virtually by Dr. Chuck Dull, the Associate Dean for the IT Center of Excellence at Tri-C Community College. Dr. Dull’s presentation was entitled Cybersecurity: IT’s really about your protection. As President Bronstrup shared in the introduction, “This evening’s talk is so important and so vital, especially … Continue reading…

2022 Summit Proposal Update

STC’s 2022 Technical Communication Summit Call for Proposals is open.  If you have a topic that you’d like to present at the Summit, but are unsure of the submission process, you should attend this webinar.Alyssa Fox, the Conference Committee chair, will review the process, explain how submissions will be evaluated, and give you tips to … Continue reading…

Tricia Spayer Is a Winner

When we held our last drawing for the winner of a $20 gift card for a contributor to Lines & Letters, Tricia was the lucky winner.   If you submit an article for our newsletter, you are eligible to be in our drawing. Submit articles to newsletter@neostc.org.      

Enhance Your Education

  A way to expand your knowledge and enhance your education is to take advantage of the  educational opportunities that you gain access to as a member of STC. These can be well worth the price of admission. The Society for Technical Communication and its member Chapters and Special Interest Groups produce a host of … Continue reading…

Where Is My Office? Reimagining the Workplace for the 21st Century (Book Review)

Chris Kane. 2020. Bloomsbury Business. 978-1- 4729-7868-4.  262 pages. US$35.00 (hardback). Author Chris Kane addresses issues such as agile work and hot-desking as he discusses new workplace practices that can help with employee productivity and even lower costs. His perspective comes, in part, from his work as the director of Six Ideas, an organization focused … Continue reading…

2022 Summit Dates

The 2022 STC Technical Communication Summit dates are May 15-18. It is never too early to plan to attend and even present at this event. The education part of the Summit is organized in topics. These offer various formats and experience levels. The exposition hall features company products. services, and technologies. If you attend 2022 … Continue reading…