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…

We Are Now Ohio STC

The transition from Northeast Ohio STC to Ohio STC is now complete With the dissolution of other Ohio chapters and the Pittsburgh chapter, the Northeast Ohio chapter has expanded to welcome all Ohio and Pittsburgh STC members to our chapter. To better reflect this expansion, we changed our name to Ohio STC. The final piece … Continue reading…

The Literacy Site (and the “giving season”)

As we approach the end of the year and what is called the giving season, please consider clicking on The Literacy Site to give a donation of a book.    The click and donation are free. The site is at –  https://therainforestsite.greatergood.com/clicktogive/lit/home?gg_source=ctgtabs&gg_medium=sitenav&gg_campaign=ARS   When you click, the sponsors fund donations of books and supplies for … Continue reading…

Fall Flocking: Ohio STC Board Meeting (President’s Column)

The birds are starting to flock in preparation for migration (some, like shorebirds, are already in motion). Kettles of raptors, confusions of warblers, committees of vultures, quarrels of sparrows, rounds of robins, gaggles of geese, and chatterings of starlings are getting ready for long flights or winter stays. Ornithologists think flocking provides several benefits. When … Continue reading…

Cybersecurity: IT’s really about your protection

On April 8th, 2021, the OHIOSTC community was joined virtually by Dr. Chuck Dull, the Associate Dean for the IT Center of Excellence at Tri-C Community College. Dr. Dull’s presentation was entitled Cybersecurity: IT’s really about your protection. As President Bronstrup shared in the introduction, “This evening’s talk is so important and so vital, especially … Continue reading…

Where Is My Office? Reimagining the Workplace for the 21st Century (Book Review)

Chris Kane. 2020. Bloomsbury Business. 978-1- 4729-7868-4.  262 pages. US$35.00 (hardback). Author Chris Kane addresses issues such as agile work and hot-desking as he discusses new workplace practices that can help with employee productivity and even lower costs. His perspective comes, in part, from his work as the director of Six Ideas, an organization focused … Continue reading…

2022 Summit Dates

The 2022 STC Technical Communication Summit dates are May 15-18. It is never too early to plan to attend and even present at this event. The education part of the Summit is organized in topics. These offer various formats and experience levels. The exposition hall features company products. services, and technologies. If you attend 2022 … Continue reading…