Welcome to the STC – Philadelphia Metro Chapter!


STC’s mission is to improve the quality and effectiveness of technical communication for audiences worldwide. STC is concerned with the education, improvement, and advancement of its members.

STC-PMC fills these needs on a local basis through a wide range of activities, including monthly meetings; career and education information; and competitions for technical publications, and online communications. Check out our chapter brochure.

Register for the Upcoming PMC Events

Check Up on Scholarship Winner Sara

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Last year, Sara Yacoubian won STC-PMC's student membership as well as $500 to use towards her education at Drexel University. We checked in with Sara to see how school is going. Don't forget, our contest is already open to win STC student … [Continue reading]

A Message from the President

Greetings and welcome to 2017! While this is the beginning of a new year, PMC is already half way through our event year. We've had some fun events, such as the Delaware River Canoe Trip last summer, the kickoff social at Conshohocken … [Continue reading]

Register Now: Become a Strategic Communicator Webinar

Strategic Thinking is the combination of Innovation, Strategy Planning, and Operational Planning (Stanleigh, 2015). This presentation will explore the value of strategic thinking and why it is so important to an organization. Communication … [Continue reading]

PMC Members Make STC Ballot

Congratulations to PMC members Jessie Mallory and Timothy Esposito on making the STC ballot! Jessie is running for Director. Timothy is running for Treasurer. Good luck to all the candidates! To view all candidates, go to … [Continue reading]

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Join STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter (STC-PMC)

The Society for Technical Communications (STC) is the world's largest and oldest professional association dedicated to the advancement of the field of technical communication. For details about STC, go to www.stc.org/about-stc. STC-PMC, the local … [Continue reading]

STC-PMC Presents on a Panel at Drexel University

In November 2016, STC-PMC was invited to participate in a panel at Drexel University. Dr. Susan Stein teaches "COM 698: Creating and Managing Communication Professional Identities" and asked PMC to send a representative to tell students about the … [Continue reading]

PMC Member Named in MindTouch Top 200 Content Strategists

Recently, STC-PMC Vice President Danielle Villegas was included in the MindTouch Top 200 Content Strategists of 2016. PMC is excited to have active and dynamic members such as Danielle. "I'm really excited to be included in this prestigious … [Continue reading]

Potential Training Class for Certification

STC member and technical communication consultant Jame Gillenwater has offered to come to PMC to teach a two-day training class to earn the Certified Professional Technical Communicator (CPTC) designation. This course prepares attendees to take the … [Continue reading]

Introducing the PMC Mentor Program

First of all, welcome to the new STC-PMC season! While we've had some great programs already (canoe trip, social in Conshy, and a dinner meeting in Cherry Hill, NJ), we have a lot more planned for the upcoming season! Don't forget our upcoming … [Continue reading]

Meet the Webmaster: Laurie Marshall

Our Meet the Officers series gives you the opportunity to learn more about your officers and get any tips they might have for navigating through STC. Name: Laurie Marshall Position: Webmaster When and how did you get involved in STC? I … [Continue reading]