Published on October 7, 2015

The Society for Technical Communication (STC) is seeking nominees for the 2016 Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching.

The Award recognizes educators who have made an outstanding contribution to teaching in technical communication.  To be eligible for the Award, nominees must

  • Be a current member of the Society for Technical Communication (STC)
  • Have belonged to the Society for Technical Communication  (STC) for at least ten years
  • Have been involved in post‐secondary education for at least fifteen years
  • Have made teaching technical communication the primary focus of their career

Anyone may nominate a candidate for the Jay R. Gould Award, and nominations for the Award are due by 5:00pm US Eastern Time on 1 Nov. 2015. All nominations should be sent to Kirk St.Amant via email at  All eligible nominees will be contacted shortly after 1 Nov. 2015 to inform them of their nomination and to request materials for review. More information on the Jay R. Gould Award can be found online at

Questions about the Award, the nomination process, or the final selection process for Award recipients should be sent to Kirk St.Amant at