Community of the Year Award
The Community of the Year Award is given to an exemplary Chapter or SIG that won a platinum level Community Achievement Award.
For a truly remarkable 2017 Community Achievement Award year filled with strong activities, including student outreach programs, unique social networking events, and your annual CONDUIT conference. STC Philadelphia Metro Chapter is a solid example of a successful STC chapter that fosters communication, education, and outreach in the technical communication profession.
Community Achievement Award
The Community Achievement Award recognizes a SIG, professional or student chapter’s outstanding accomplishments in achieving the Society’s goals through a wide range of programs and activities.
2021: Gold Community Award
For your dedication to nurturing the professional growth of technical communication professionals, especially through your “Getting Started in Tech Comm” webinar panel, and for your robust social media presence in maintaining communication channels.
2020: Platinum Community Award
For continuing to serve as a leader with STC for the many ways your dedicated volunteers engage with the larger technical community, the exceptional technical communication conference that you host, and your community’s detailed fiscal responsibility plan.
2019: Platinum Community Award
For thinking “out of the box” on unique ways to value members and re-think your 2019 conference location for increased attendance and volunteers.
2018: Platinum Community Award
For your outstanding work to further our profession through your wonderful student outreach programs, engaging with the community through social media and creative social events, networking with other chapters in the region, and facilitating learning opportunities at face-to-face meetings as well as the annual CONDUIT conference.
2017: Platinum Community Award
For your dedicated focus in reaching out to the future of technical communication via your Academic Outreach program, for your spirit of teamwork in partnering with both STC and non-STC groups to further the profession, and for your work in organizing many social and educational programs, especially your annual CONDUIT conference.
2016: Platinum Community Award
For having strong and varied programs and events for your members, and especially for your great focus on your student community with your Week of Writing and Web Content Strategy workshop.
For arranging the Mid-Atlantic TechComm conference, promoting STC’s values through collaboration with other STC communities, and for your overall strength in providing members with a strong and active community.
For revamping your web site and creating an active blog, your impressive number of chapter initiatives, your continuing to provide the Mid-Atlantic Conference, and your ongoing commitment to providing excellent programs.
For maintaining an outstanding chapter of excellence with your regional conference, social media, solid planning, outreach to other communities, and promoting the value of STC membership, the Philadelphia Metro Chapter was awarded the Community of Excellent award in 2013 for the work done in 2012.
2012: Community of Excellence
For sponsoring a respected regional conference, embracing social media to enhance communication with members, seeking improvements to chapter operations, and promoting the value of STC membership, the Philadelphia Metro Chapter was awarded the Community of Excellent award in 2012 for the work done in 2011. The award was also announced on STC’s Notebook blog.
2011: Community of Excellence
In 2011 our chapter was honored to earn a Community of Excellence level award for the work we did in 2010.
2007: Community of Merit
In 2007 our chapter was honored to earn a Community of Merit level award.
STC’s Community Pacesetter Award recognizes innovative and successful community initiatives.
Unlike STC’s other Community Achievement awards, which recognize communities for consistent strength in many varied activities, the Pacesetter Award recognizes the successful implementation of a single beneficial innovation that may be implemented by other STC communities.
2021: Pacesetter Award
Awarded to the Philadelphia Metro Chapter for innovative actions to reorganize your community’s leadership structure, dedication to providing member value and STC community sustainability, and for exploring alternative leadership models for the future.
2018: Pacesetter Award
Awarded to the Philadelphia Metro Chapter for significantly boosting community sponsorship revenue by developing a tiered sponsorship system.
2017: Pacesetter Award
Awarded to the Philadelphia Metro Chapter for implementing an innovative two-level approach to sponsorships and scholarships for students that lets them experience STC membership and encourages volunteerism within the community.
Awarded to the Philadelphia Metro Chapter for adding a Donate button to the community web site to encourage donations to the scholarship fund.
Distinguished Chapter Service Awards
The Distinguished Community Service Awards recognize the hard work and commitment of STC’s community leaders. See our complete list of members who received this award in our Members section.