Spring is here, and what better way to celebrate it than to get outside with your tech comm peers? Join members from the STC Southeastern Michigan and West Michigan Shores chapters in East Lansing for a stroll and some professional networking at the Michigan State Horticulture Gardens and Butterfly House. Continue reading “Joint STC Chapter Networking in East Lansing on April 28”
Join us on February 13, 2019, from noon–1 p.m., in our Slack workspace, on the coffee_club channel for an opportunity to get to know fellow chapter members in a relaxed and peaceful setting—at least for an hour—your desk.
This is a bring-your-own-coffee event. Bring your own tea, if you prefer, as well as the rest of your lunch.
We hope to see you at our annual holiday mixer and networking meeting in Northville. Everyone is welcome; you do not have to be a member of STC-SM to join us.
When: Thursday, December 6, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Where: Brann’s Steakhouse and Grille, just off the highway at
39715 6 Mile Rd
Northville, MI 48168
We will meet in the bar area. As always, the conversation is free, but everyone is responsible for his or her own tab. Please let us know that you plan to attend so that we know how many seats to reserve.
Want to meet with technical communicators from various backgrounds or learn more about the STC community? Please join us for the first networking event of the 2018-2019 STC program year on Tuesday, September 18, at Cultivate in Ypsilanti. All are welcome, including students, technical communicators, or anyone interested in STC.
When: Tuesday, September 18, from 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Where: Cultivate Coffee Bar and Tap House, 307 N River St, Ypsilanti, MI
As always, the conversation is free; everyone is responsible for his or her own tab. RSVPs are appreciated so we know how many seats to reserve. We hope to see you there!
As our 2017–2018 program year comes to a close, we invite you to gather with us on June 14 for dinner, networking, and awards. We will share experiences from recent conferences like the STC Summit in Orlando, talk about the highlights of our program year, and recognize some outstanding contributions from STC-SM chapter members! Continue reading “End-of-Year Networking Event in Ann Arbor”
Want to meet with technical communicators from various backgrounds or learn more about the STC community? Please join us Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 6–8 PM for a networking event in Detroit! This event is open to students, technical communicators, or anyone interested in STC.
We will be meeting at Punch Bowl Social in Detroit. There is no entrance fee, but you will be responsible for your own food and drinks. When you arrive at the restaurant, ask the host to direct you to the STC-SM table. Continue reading “Networking at Punch Bowl Social Is Coming Up”
Please join us on December 12 at Conor O’Neill’s in Ann Arbor to meet new people or catch up with old friends as we exchange stories, have a few laughs, and reflect on 2017! There will not be a reserved room, so join us at the bar. Feel free to bring a friend. Everyone is welcome.In previous years, longtime STC/SM members mingled with newer and prospective members and members of the UX and other sister communities to learn more about writing prospects in our area or just exchange stories over drinks and food. There is no entrance fee, but everyone will be responsible for their own drinks and food. Ask the host to be directed to our area if we have already moved from the bar to a table.
When: Tuesday, December 12, from 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Where: Conor O’Neill’s Irish Pub, 318 South Main St., Ann Arbor, Michigan. There is a parking lot just behind the pub with an entrance on South Ashley St.
Let us know that you are coming so we can save you a seat.
September is the perfect time to reconnect with our fellow technical communication peers after we have returned from our summer adventures. Join us at Paesano Restaurant and Wine Bar in Ann Arbor for some food, drinks, and networking. STC membership is not a requirement to attend, so please bring a friend! All are welcome.
When: Thursday, September 28
Where: Paesano Restaurant and Wine Bar
3411 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
There is no entrance fee, but you will be responsible for your own food and drinks. When you arrive at the restaurant, ask the host to direct you to the STC-SM table.
RSVP to STC-SM by noon the day before so we have enough seating reserved. Hope to see you there!
Please join us on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, from 5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. for a casual networking event at Doc’s Sports Retreat in Livonia.
Doc’s Sports Retreat
Address: 19265 Victor Pkwy, Livonia, MI 48152
Phone: (734) 542-8162
RSVP by noon the day before: RSVP to Sharon McDonnell so we have enough seating reserved.
Meet other technical communicators or get reacquainted with those you already know. Feel free to bring a friend. (STC/SM membership is not a requirement to attend.) We are planning to discuss various conferences that we’ve attended lately: the Summit in Washington, D.C., the IUE conference in April at WCC, and the Spectrum conference in Rochester, NY in March.
There is no entrance fee, but everyone is responsible for his or her own dinner and drinks. When you arrive at Doc’s, ask the host to direct you to the STC/SM table. Hope to see you there!
Please join us Tuesday, April 25, at 5:30 p.m., for extended networking with our colleagues in the user experience and tech comm communities and an informal discussion of free online collaboration tools. This event coincides with the closing reception of the Internet User Experience Conference. Continue reading “Collaborate!”