President’s Column (May, 2024)

It’s kind of hard for me to believe that this will be my last President’s Column. My tenure as Ohio STC’s president is just about over.   Ohio STC has had a great 2023-2024 year. As part of last year’s president, Lisa Adair’s, leadership, Ohio STC was able to earn the Platinum Community Achievement Award for … Continue reading…

Sue Kern Is a Winner

When we held our last drawing for the winner of a $20 gift card for a contributor to Lines & Letters, Sue was the lucky winner. If you submit an article for our newsletter, you are eligible to be in our drawing. Submit articles to newsletter@neostc.org.

Get That Interview! How to Beat the Dreaded Applicant Tracking System (Webinar Review)

On March 21, 2024, Jack Molisani presented Get that Interview! How to Beat the Dreaded Applicant Tracking System, the second of the three-part Employment Readiness Series offered by the STC Ohio Chapter. Jack is an STC fellow, president of ProSpring Technical Staffing, and the executive director of The LavaCon Conference on Content Strategy and TechComm … Continue reading…

Pursuing Teaching Excellence and an Inclusive Perspective (Book Review)

Pursuing Teaching Excellence in Higher Education: Towards an Inclusive Perspective. Margaret Wood, Feng Su. 2021. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN–9781350055285. 173 pages. $35 (softcover). What do Wood and Su (who are UK-university teachers) mean when they discuss what they call an inclusive perspective? In their understanding, they include the perspective of various stakeholders interested in educational excellence. … Continue reading…

Congratulate Lisa M.

Congratulations are in order as Lisa Mileusnich was recently promoted to the position of Senior Technical Writer at Adobe.

I Cannot Control Everything Forever (Book Review)

I Cannot Control Everything Forever Emily Bloom. 2024. St. Martin’s Press. ISBN 978-1-250-28568-3. 334 pages. $29.00 (hardback) Anyone involved in practicing, researching, or teaching about technical communication (and consequently wanting to connect effectively with their audience) should find of interest how Bloom insightfully discusses in I Cannot Control Everything Forever that a person in today’s … Continue reading…