The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District has revealed their plan to enrich the annual district-wide science fair (Science Odyssey) for grades 1 to 12 to include a separate award for notebook quality starting in 2018. This reflects the integration of literacy and science activities that the East Bay STC chapter has supported for many years. A future newsletter article will discuss how this notebook award rolls out as details become available.
I don’t know about you, but I really enjoyed reading our President’s Message about how she started her career as a technical communicator. In fact, it inspired me to mention my own humble beginnings!
I owe my first tech comm job-Technical Editor at Kaiser Permanente – to EBSTC. Continue reading
Welcome back to another issue of the Devil Mountain Views. As we move towards the final quarter of 2016, STC has opened the 2017 membership seasonmembership season. Renew today to get a discount on your membership. (Use the promo code STC2017 on the last page of the online application.)
DMV Marches On – Albeit Slowly
This issue of Devil Mountain Views (DMV) comes a bit later than expected. We are at the beginning of the third quarter in the blink of an eye. EBSTC will take its annual summer break and will resume monthly programs in September.
Our feature article in this issue is about the benefits of volunteering at EBSTC – benefits to your career as well as to the chapter. Continue reading
EBSTC’s Community Service Project
Since 1998, EBSTC has been running a technical literacy project with the goal of introducing students to basic technical writing techniques. The driving force behind this is T. R. Girill, STC Fellow. In our feature story this issue, T. R. tells us how he received some unexpected help from supporters near and far. If you are interested in learning more about the technical literacy project, visit our website. Continue reading
Devil Mountain Views is back in your inbox after a long hiatus. We are starting back slowly – with a newsletter every quarter initially – and will advance to our regular monthly schedule soon. Currently, we are in the process of creating a new look for the newsletter; including a new logo. I welcome your suggestions and ideas. Continue reading