Editor’s Column

Happy May! I hope your month is off to a great start. I know mine has been (because I’ve had plenty of baby snuggles)! My friend had a baby on April 3rd and I’m a very proud “aunt.” Please excuse me while I  shamelessly spam you with a baby photo! Do you also have news? Please … Continue reading…

Spectrum STC Rochester Conference—an Awesome Experience

As a first-time attendee to the Spectrum Conference, I was curious and excited to make the four-hour road trip to Rochester, NY. Hosted by the STC Rochester chapter, this conference—and its host members—are of the highest caliber. The event is well-organized with outstanding learning and networking opportunities. I strongly encourage NEO STC members to attend … Continue reading…

Super STC Spectrum Conference

At the end of March 2018, Monte and I were privileged to attend the 59th (yeah, that’s right 59th) annual STC Rochester Spectrum Conference. This was my fourth time attending; the third as a speaker. This conference seems to get better each time. At least for me. My enthusiasm for tech comm and STC were … Continue reading…

Academic Relations Update

Greetings from the Academic Relations team! We often have opportunities during the year for our NEO STC members to volunteer by speaking about their experiences in the profession to students. (Last month’s president’s column talked about our visit to John Carroll.) It is a way to educate northeast Ohio students about what they can do … Continue reading…

Lord of the Manuals: Return of Creativity

Jennifer Yaros, Chief Creativity Officer of BrainSpark, brought energy, creativity, and teamwork to the April NEO STC meeting at Rockwell Automation. Drawing from her work developing BrainSpark, a new offering from Radcom to promote creativity in the workplace, Jennifer guided us through an epic journey: • In the Cave of Creativity, we warmed up by … Continue reading…