Lines & Letters

Award-Winning Newsletter of NEO STC


Volunteer Opportunities

Make a vital contribution to STC and our Ohio STC chapter! You can help the chapter continue to achieve its award-winning service to its membership and community. In addition, there are many benefits to being a chapter volunteer, such as: Develop new skills Receive mentoring from STC leaders Advance your career: Add assets, experience, and … Continue reading…

STC Alliance Competition

Did you or your company produce great technical instruction, information, user support, or promotional content for the web or mobile devices in the past year or two? You could be the next winner of the STC Alliance Competition! The STC Alliance is comprised of the Atlanta, New England, New York, Rochester, South-Central Texas, and Washington … Continue reading…

Ohio STC Elections

The Ohio STC met (in person!) at Shadow Lake Picnic Area on June 14, 2022, to conduct the elections for the 2022 to 2023 Ohio STC leadership. Kelly Webb Bonstrup presented the list of candidates for the Ohio STC board for the upcoming 2022 to 2023 chapter year as follows: President – Lisa Adair automatically … Continue reading…

Volunteer Recognition Awards

At the Ohio STC Annual Elections and Recognition, we recognized the following members for their contributions to Ohio STC: Volunteer Recognition Achievement Award Angie Dianetti For providing networking opportunities in the Ohio Chapter. Angie coordinates our mostly monthly networking lunches and social events. Volunteer Recognition Achievement Award Kelly Webb Bonstrup For supporting the chapter. Kelly … Continue reading…

Bob Young Is a Winner

STC Fellow Bob Young won a $20 gift card in our recent drawing open to anyone who successfully answered a question about mentoring opportunities based on an article in our newsletter.   Please stay tuned for details on upcoming drawings.

Hosting from a Moving Car (Meeting Review)

Our March 2022 social included STC Associate Fellow Angie Dianetti hosting in a moving car with husband (STC Associate Fellow Bob Dianetti) driving as we discussed today’s changing workplace. About a dozen people attended as we discussed a variety of topics. Attendees shared their experiences with people returning to the office part-time, full-time, or not … Continue reading…

Spotlight on Mary Le Rouge (and her new book on tech com)

If you are a practitioner or teacher working in the field of technical communication, environmental education, science communication, or public health, Embodied Environmental Risk in Technical Communication: Problems and Solutions Toward Social Sustainability (edited by Mary Le Rouge and Steven Stinson) will provide you with a valuable perspective and give great food for thought. Editors … Continue reading…

Educating Tomorrow (Book Review)

Educating Tomorrow: Learning for the post-pandemic worldChris Brown and Ruth Luzmore. 2021. Emerald Publishing. ISBN 978-1-80043-663-3. 200 pages. US$23.99 (softback). Does a post-pandemic world provide us with a blank slate for change in society overall and education in particular? That is a question Brown and Luzmore ask in Educating Tomorrow. Can education emerge as new and improved in … Continue reading…

Elections and Awards Meeting

Ohio STC will hold elections for officers for the 2022 – 2023 year on Thursday June 14 from 5:30pm  – 8:00pm Eastern Daylight time. Elections will be held for the positions of: Vice President: Candidate Paulette Tiggs, Senior Member Secretary Treasurer Our current Vice President, Lisa Adair, will advance to office of President for the … Continue reading…

A Leadership Program of Interest (June 8)

Join the CAC (Community Affairs Committee) at STC’s annual virtual Leadership Program as we take a deep dive into building vibrant STC communities and celebrate STC’s true treasure: our dedicated leaders and volunteers. The CAC invites all STC leaders, volunteers, and members who are interested in becoming more active in STC communities. Join us as … Continue reading…