Jacob Opoku, technical communication/computer science double major and STC student member, has recently been named Vice President of Internal Affairs for the student organization Rawls Information Security Association (RISA). Opoku is responsible for duties such as revising and editing the organization’s website, writing a non-disclosure agreement form for future student’s projects, and creating a proposal form … Continue reading Opoku named VP of Internal Affairs, RISA
Congratulations to two recipients of our Chapter Certificate of Appreciation! Kali Morrison, a graduate student in technical communication, and Alex Williams, undergraduate student in technical communication, have been awarded this certificate because they actively engage in all the meetings, ask provocative questions to our presenters, and show dedication to technical communication outside of the Chapter. … Continue reading Certificates awarded to Morrison and Williams
Please join us in congratulating chapter member Michael Opsteegh on his work as guest editor with STC's Intercom! From Dr. Greg Wilson, "The theme of the issue is “page design after print” and attempts to identify how technical writers can design information when their work is disassembled and reassembled by content management systems and pushed … Continue reading Congratulations to Michael Opsteegh!
Please join STC for our annual December social on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 5 pm in room 201. This year we've got games, gifts, and good times planned! For example, we'll get to be the first to play board games designed and developed by the Interaction Design course (ENGL 4369). We've also sponsored a child for Texas Tech's Early Head Start … Continue reading Games, gifts, and good times!
Congratulations to Bethany Pitchford, student member, who authored Ten Pieces of Advice for Science Communication Students on STC's Notebook blog. We are proud to call Bethany one of ours!
The Executive Committee wants to extend a huge thank you to everyone who joined us for the World Usability Day Celebration last week, and a special thank you to the speakers who shared their insight about work in the field! Please find Jack Labriola's presentation about his internship at UserTesting in this blog and watch the … Continue reading Reflection on World Usability Day
Have you ever considered a career in usability testing or user experience design and research? If so, please join STC as we celebrate World Usability Day on Thursday, Nov. 9! This year’s theme, Inclusion through User Experience, will be explored by a small panel of speakers who will describe how they got into usability and … Continue reading A World Usability Day Celebration