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.

2015 Honorees

Communities of Distinction  

Northeast Ohio
Orlando Central Florida
Texas Tech University

Communities of Excellence

East Bay
New England
New York Metro
Philadelphia Metro
Washington DC–Baltimore

Academic SIG
Instructional Design & Learning SIG

Communities of Merit

San Diego

Most Improved Community
Phoenix Chapter

Community of the Year
Carolina Chapter


Nomination process: Please consult the guidelines for the complete nomination process.

Who is eligible: Any STC Professional Chapter, Special Interest Group (SIG), or Student Chapter is eligible to apply for a community achievement award.

Due date for nominations: 27 January 2016

Community Executive Council will be notified of approval: After vote by STC Board of Directors, usually February

Awards Presented: At the Honors Reception at the STC Technical Communication Summit.

Geographic Community

Student Community

Virtual Community (Word)


Completed applications and supporting materials should be sent via email to both

Elaine Gilliam

MaryKay Grueneberg, Community Achievement Award Chair