The Ken Rainey Award honors the distinguished research contributions of Dr. Rainey.
Ken Rainey was a professor at Southern Polytechnic State University and STC Fellow who produced major research studies that continue to provide ongoing benefit to both practice and teaching in the field of technical communication.
The Ken Rainey Award honors research that has made positive, significant contributions to technical communication practice and teaching. It rewards a lifetime of quality research in the field, a single high-quality empirical study, or a set of related high-quality studies.
Michael J. Albers
Citation: For his extensive research that helps researchers and practitioners deepen their understanding of making complex systems work, his development of foundational theories that support practice and teaching, and his citizenship in the profession of technical communication.
Please consult the guidelines for the complete nomination process.
Who is eligible: STC Members who have belonged to the Society for a minimum of one year
Who may recommend: Any member may nominate, or members may apply directly
Due date for recommendations: 2 November 2013
Due date for applications by recommended candidates: 14 December 2013
Honorees notified: After vote by STC Board of Directors, usually February
Award Presented: At the Honors Banquet at the STC Technical Communication Summit
Recommendations should be sent via email to both
Lloyd Tucker, Deputy Executive Director
Dr. Nancy Coppola
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