Celebrate National Superheroes Day with the CAC!

The CAC invites all STC Superheroes (AKA STC community leaders and volunteers) for a fun, virtual meet-up on April 28, National Superheroes Day from 6:00 – 7:00 PM EDT.

We’ll celebrate with activities (your superpowers can take a night off), conversation, and door prizes (must be present to win). This is an informal event, so join us as your schedule allows. The meet-up is open to all STC leaders and volunteers (not limited to enrollees in the CAC’s STC Superheroes Journey Incentive Program).

Our generous donors are:

  • XML Press, a book from their catalog; Dr. Judith L. Glick-Smith (MentorFactor, Inc.), lessons from real superheroes with Flow-based Leadership: What the Best Firefighters Can Teach you about Leadership and Making Hard Decisions
  • Sonos, a Sonos One Speaker!

What better way to celebrate the CAC’s 2020-2021 theme “The STC Superhero Journey” than an event dedicated to real and fictional superheroes! See you there.

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FUN FACT:  According to the National Day Archives website, The Marvel Comics team created National Superhero Day in 1995 to celebrate heroes in real life and in fiction. 

CAC Webinar: “Guide to Building and Sustaining a Vendor Partnership.”

Learn how to identify potential vendors for short-term and long-term chapter partnerships. In this webinar you will learn tips and tricks to start, maintain, and incorporate a software vendor partnership for your STC chapter. Examples of past and on-going vendor relationships with the STC Carolina chapter will e shared.

Sree Pattabiraman will present a “Guide to Building and Sustaining a Vendor Partnership” April 20 (Tuesday), from 6:00 to 7:00 PM EDT. 

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Sree Pattabiraman is a Senior Technical Writer at Extreme Networks, Inc., where she manages software and hardware documentation and creates videos for the wireless networking product offerings of the company. An alumna of the North Carolina State University, Sree has worked on global teams and has led various initiatives to produce high-quality customer-facing documentation at her job and strives to promote technical communication in the Carolinas region. Sree is an active STC volunteer, STC Carolina mentor, past STC Carolina president (2019-2020), and a member of the Center for Information Development Management (CIDM).

STC-CAC Webinar: “What’s Instagram & Why You Should Add it to Your Social Media Strategy”

Maureen Scallatino, presenter of last month’s popular social media webinar is back!

So you think you know Instagram. Or do you? If you think Instagram is just another social media platform, you could be missing out on potential followers. Join us for a dive into what Instagram is and why it could be the perfect social media addition to your strategy. It could open a brand new world of followers.

Join the CAC on March 23 (Tuesday), 7:00 – 8:00 PM EDT for this timely program.

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Presenter’s Bio:

Maureen Scallatino has 30+ years of experience in Marketing for the financial services, corporate relocation, real estate, manufacturing, and pharmaceutical industries. She currently contributes and manages the website and social media content for the STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter, the Southampton Community Band, and Los Angeles Canyon Living Real Estate. She is also webmaster for Our Lady of Consolation Church in Philadelphia where she updated the interface, web design and web content. She has a  BA in Journalism and earned her MS in Technical Communication with a concentration in Social Media and Online Communities in 2019 from Northeastern University.

STC-CAC Webinar: Five Hacks to Improve Your Community’s Social Media – February 23, 2021, 7 PM EST

The CAC is excited to offer two webinars on improving STC communities’ social media. Maureen Scallatino will present both webinars. Maureen will share tips and tools to immediately improve your social media in this month’s program on February 23rd. On March 23, she will present a deep-dive into Instagram, popular with college-age and high school seniors. Learn how to reach future technical communicators! In between webinars, you will have time to try and test the five social media hacks. While attendance at the first webinar is not required, it is recommended. Both programs will be recorded.

“Five Hacks to Improve Your Community’s Social Media” Webinar
 
Photo by dole777 on UnsplashJoin the CAC on February 23 (Tuesday), 7:00 – 8:00 PM EST for this timely program.

Do you treat your social media posts as a second thought? Do you only gear your content for your website? If so, you may be missing out on some very important marketing tools. Yes — tools. In one hour learn five social media hacks to improve your posts right now! Whether you are actively posting or have never used social media for business, these hacks are easy, manageable for busy professionals, and can be scheduled in advance so you can market your message better. 

Join STC Philadelphia Metro chapter leader Maureen Scallatino, as she provides advice and techniques to help you think outside the box to better strategize your marketing efforts.  After the presentation, there will be time for Q&A. The webinar will be recorded.

To register for the event.

Presenter’s Bio:
Maureen Scallatino has 30+ years of experience in Marketing for the financial services, corporate relocation, real estate, manufacturing, and pharmaceutical industries. She currently contributes and manages the website and social media content for the STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter, the Southampton Community Band, and Los Angeles Canyon Living Real Estate. She is also webmaster for Our Lady of Consolation Church in Philadelphia where she updated the interface, web design and web content. She has a  BA in Journalism and earned her MS in Technical Communication with a concentration in Social Media and Online Communities in 2019 from Northeastern University.

“Reach New Audiences with Instagram” Webinar  
Maureen will provide background on Instagram and cover how you can incorporate this social media tool into your marketing strategy to reach new audiences. She will also share techniques and tips on its usage.
This program is valuable for new and experienced Instagram users.

Mark your calendars! This webinar is scheduled for March 23 (Tuesday), 7:00-8:00 PM (EDT). Registration and more information to follow.