Lines & Letters

Award-Winning Newsletter of NEO STC


Writing is Designing: Presented by Andy Welfle and Michael Metts

Join us on October 8, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. for a presentation by Andy Welfle and Michael Metts followed by a Q&A. To register, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/writing-is-designing-presented-by-andy-welfle-and-michael-metts-tickets-120039129267. Description (20-minute talk) Without words, apps would be an unusable jumble of shapes and icons, while voice interfaces and chatbots wouldn’t even exist. Words make digital experiences human-centered, … Continue reading…

Congratulate Tricia Spayer

Toastmasters recently introduced their District 10 leadership team for the 2020-2021 year. Congratulate Tricia Spayer as she becomes Director of Program Quality for the district. Here is the related statement that Tricia recently made about this position.   “I am delighted to serve as your incoming Program Quality Director (PQD) for District 10 for the … Continue reading…

President’s Column: April, 2020

What a year! Especially the last several weeks. The chapter leaders and I sincerely hope that you and your families are safe and doing well during this COVID-19 outbreak. Our hearts go out to all who have been affected by this crisis. What are you doing to keep sane? Are you working from home? How … Continue reading…

Be Involved in the Chapter!

Our chapter’s year runs July 1 – June 30. We’ll be having our chapter elections for officers before the end of this year, and we are looking for candidates! Check out more information here: http://neostc.org/cmswp/about-the-neo-stc/leadership-opportunities/ We will also need people who can help us with chapter communications, events, and other activities. Check out our list … Continue reading…

Building an Analytics Academy (Webinar Review)

George Mount led his Building an Analytics Academy virtual presentation for our NEO STC community on February 13, 2020. As Tricia Spayer noted, “It was a whirlwind presentation. I gleaned several tips for teaching from it.” George has an interesting background and notes that he holds a bachelor’s in economics, magna cum laude, from Hillsdale College … Continue reading…