Honor Societies

Student Honor Societies

The Society for Technical Communication (STC) has two student honorary societies that recognize student members of the STC who have distinguished themselves as students and have demonstrated promise of future contributions to the Society and the profession.

Sigma Tau Chi (STX)

Membership in STX is an honor given to students enrolled in a baccalaureate or graduate degree program in technical communication who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above, are exemplary in participation in STC, and demonstrate a potential for significant contribution to the profession.

Membership is awarded only once and honorees retain the membership only as long as they are members in good standing of the Society. Members receive a special STX pin, a certificate, a gift-certificate for STC-branded merchandise, and a one-year free membership in STC.

Alpha Sigma (AS)

Membership in AS is an honor given to students enrolled in enrolled in two-year college programs or standalone university-delivered certificate programs in technical communication who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above, demonstrate active participation in STC, and have the potential to contribute to the profession.

Membership is awarded only once and honorees retain the membership only as long as they are members in good standing of the Society. Members receive a special pin, a certificate, a gift-certificate for STC-branded merchandise, and a one-year free membership in STC.

To Apply to a Student Honor Society

Current criteria and application materials can be http://www.stc.org/membership/recognition/awards/1219-stx-and-ax.