STC Chapter Elects 2013-2014 Officers

The Missouri S&T student chapter of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) met today and elected officers. The officers for 2013-2014 are as follows:

  • President: Raz Kerwin
  • Vice President: Neha Koolwal
  • Secretary: Adrienne Neckermann
  • Treasurer: Kenneth Wampler

The chapter currently has 15 members. It was chartered in 2011-2012 by Melissa Hollingshead-Wampler, Misty Adams, Megan Kean-O’Brien, Ed Malone, Shubhangi Vajpayee, David Young, and David Wright.

In cooperation with the Tech Commies, a related campus organization, the STC chapter is planning to co-sponsor at least three events this semester:  a fundraiser, a fun event, and an educational event.

The Missouri S&T chapter is one of three STC chapters in Missouri. The other two are the student chapter at Missouri State University in Springfield and the professional chapter in Kansas City. The student chapter at Missouri Western and the professional chapter in St. Louis are now defunct.

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Faculty Awards, 2010

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Packing up

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Dr. Bruce L. Edwards

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A Promotion in the Department

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