President’s Column (Nov., 2023)

It’s been a busy fall for Ohio STC with the programs and networking lunches that we hosted or helped advertise for other chapters. We try to offer a variety of topics that will interest our members in the different stages of their careers. In September, we helped to advertise the STC Rochester annual Spectrum conference … Continue reading…

Virtually Meeting

October 18, 2023 Ohio STC members from all over gathered for a virtual meet and greet. Members joined from Fort Wayne, Indiana, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dayton, Ohio, Akron, Ohio, and various cities and neighborhoods around the Cleveland, Ohio, region. Our theme this month was sharing how we got our start in the field of technical communications … Continue reading…

September Virtual Networking Lunch

The stated topic of the September virtual lunch meeting was about the chapter programming plans for the 2023/2024 year. Conversation turned to cover the technical communication field in general. We discussed how many things are covered under technical communication and the many different communities in STC that support those. The communities of interest (COI) and … Continue reading…

“Good UX Leads to Economic Success and Improved Human Conditions”

At our September virtual lunch, we learned from lunch attendee Keith Instone about a UX roundtable. Keith explains at https://dexterityux.com/ux-roundtable-2023/ – “We officially kicked-off the OhioX User Experience Roundtable in August. We have a group of UX practitioners hanging out each month and working in teams to advance the profession and serve OhioX. As an OhioX Roundtable, we are “pros connecting with … Continue reading…

Lori Klepfer on YSU’s PWE Program

Enjoy this reprint! This week’s testimonial comes from Lori Klepfer, a 1988 YSU graduate with a concentration (not an official degree at that time) in Public and Professional Writing–then-called Professional Writing and Editing (PWE). Lori shares in her full testimonial below that our professional writing program led her to positions in technical communication, program design … Continue reading…