STC Student Chapter
BGSU STC Chapter
Established in 1982, the BGSU student chapter of the Scientific and Technical Communication Program was formed. Since this time, the chapter has been active in promoting STC events, encouraging students to join STC and contributing to the Society and the profession.
The BGSU chapter of STC has membership that consists of faculty members, graduate and undergraduate students as well as other professionals in Northwest Ohio. As an STC BGSU member, individuals will receive Technical Communication, the Society's professional journal, Intercom, the Society's magazine and Horizons, the BGSU chapter newsletter. Members also can attend STC's Annual Technical Communication Conference and regional conferences at a reduced rate. Members are also encouraged to participate in professional development programs, seminars, and workshops. Members are able to use the STC referral service to obtain employment opportunities and members are also eligible to apply for scholarships and memberships in STC's honorary society, Sigma Tau Chi.
National STC Chapter
STC is the largest professional society in the world dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practice of technical communication. Today, STC is nearly 50 years old, with 150 chapters and 25,000 members worldwide. It is the largest organization for technical communication. Some professionals who may want to join consist of editors, publishers, and technical writers. Through information sharing and industry leadership, STC helps professionals design effective communication for a technical world. STC offers industry leadership and the education, networking, and information required in a world where change is "the way it is".