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Society for Technical Communication (STC)

The Society for Technical Communication offers a unique opportunity for members to seek recognition for their work and obtain professional contacts. STC is the world's largest and oldest professional association dedicated to the advancement of the field of technical communication. The Society's members span the field of the technical communication profession, from students and academics to practitioners and managers.

The James Madison University STC Student Chapter meets twice a month in Harrison Hall. 

Faculty Contact:

Dr. Angela Crow
STC Faculty Adviser 

RhetTech Undergraduate Journal

RhetTech--founded at James Madison University by the School of Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication in 2017--is a revamp of JMU's longtime online journal for work generated in university writing courses. RhetTech showcases exemplary work being done in undergraduate writing, rhetoric, and technical communication courses around the country. The journal is run by young scholars in JMU's School of Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication.

Dr. Cathryn Molloy
RhetTech Faculty Adviser 

Lexia Undergraduate Journal

Lexia was a student-run, online journal that published innovative student work in WRTC from 2013 to 2017. Lexia was created and managed by students enrolled in WRTC 328: Practicum. These practicum students developed the criteria used to evaluate essays, read and discussed each submission, and worked individually with winning essayists to polish their work for publication online. 

Please visit the Lexia website: to read a range of quality texts that best represented the work of WRTC students and the disciplines of writing, rhetoric and technical communication.

WRTC Alumni Council

Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication established its Alumni Council in fall 2013. The purpose of the WRTC Alumni Council is to provide service and support in areas such as current issues and practices; employment trends; tools and technologies; internship opportunities; and networking. 

Website: Alumni Council


James Madison Undergraduate Research Journal (JMURJ)

JMURJ is a multidisciplinary, student-run, peer-reviewed undergraduate academic journal that gives undergraduates an outlet for their research and scholarship while preparing them for their experiences beyond JMU.

JMURJ's mission is to promote, publish, and share the excellent research and scholarship by undergraduate students across James Madison University. JMURJ seeks to connect James Madison University's undergraduate students in all fields of study with their peers, their school, and their community.


Kevin Jefferson
JMURJ Faculty Adviser 

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