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The Society for Technical Communication

The Society for Technical Communication (STC)(external link) seeks to advance the arts and sciences of technical communication, promote awareness of the latest trends and technology in the field, and provide innovative services for the education and professional development of its members.

The Society's diverse membership includes writers, editors, illustrators, printers, publishers, educators, students, engineers, and scientists employed in a variety of technological fields.
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Download the STC Membership Flyer(external link) (in PDF PDF ).

With more than 11,000 members worldwide, STC is the largest professional organization serving the technical communication profession.

STC members receive these and other benefits:

The Carolina Chapter

The STC Carolina Chapter serves members in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina and the foothills region of North and South Carolina after merging with the STC Foothills Chapter in 2011(external link). We also serve technical communicators worldwide by webcasting most of our program meetings. The chapter was awarded Community of the Year(external link) in 2015.

Download our chapter brochure (attached to this page) to learn more.

Already an STC member? Add the Carolina Chapter to your membership using the Add Communities(external link) feature on the STC website.

Want to try us out first? Click here to find out how how to become a Friend of the Chapter before joining.

Member Discounts

In 2015, STC Carolina Chapter members receive the following discounts for chapter programs:
  • Competition entry: $40 savings per entry
  • Special events, such as nationally known guest speakers: $15 savings
  • Training: varies

Member Benefits

Credit Union Membership

The Carolina Chapter has partnered with RTP Federal Credit Union(external link) to provide our members access to the benefits of credit union membership. RTP Federal Credit union offers members access to no-fee and low-fee checking accounts, savings, low-interest auto and home loans, free home banking services, mobile banking and a variety of local discounts and benefits.

All STC Carolina Chapter members (and members of their immediate family or household) are eligible for membership with RTP Federal Credit Union where you'll learn what it means to be a member, not a number.

To learn more about membership at RTP Federal Credit union, visit them at http://www.rtpfcu.org(external link) or call (919) 941-5700.

O'Reilly Media User Group

The Carolina Chapter is a member of O'Reilly Media User Group and Professional Association Program(external link). This entitles chapter members to a 20% discount on books, conferences, and other O'Reilly products. We can also take advantage of O'Reilly speakers and promotional items. Here are a just a few of our benefits:
  • Get a 20% discount on O'Reilly, No Starch, Paraglyph, Pragmatic Bookshelf, SitePoint, and Syngress books and O'Reilly conferences. Group purchases with even better discounts are available.
  • Complimentary copies of O'Reilly books are available if you'd like to write a review.
For more information, send an email to the chapter president, president@stc-carolina.org, with your request and membership ID or visit http://ug.oreilly.com(external link).

Contact Us

Do you have questions about the Carolina Chapter? About STC? Or this web site? Please contact the chapter leadership directly, or use this form for general questions.
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