Student organizations and publications

English and technical communication students are encouraged to join a student organization such as Sigma Tau Delta, an honor society for English majors and minors and those interested in English language and literature, or the student chapter of the Society for Technical Communication, which is the only chapter of its kind in the Eastern half of Missouri.

Sigma Tau Delta – Alpha Gamma Mu chapter of honor society for English majors and minors and those interested in English language and literature; sponsors several events throughout each semester; members are invited to share their scholarly or creative work annually at a national conference.

Society for Technical Communication – Primarily serves the needs of undergraduate and graduate students in technical communication, but welcomes professional technical communicators and other non-students as members.

Tech Commies Sister organization to the Society for Technical Communication; open to students only.

Students in the department are also encouraged to join the writing staffs of campus publications such as Southwinds, the university’s literary and arts magazine, which is published annually in the spring semester and is distributed throughout campus, and the Missouri Miner, the university’s student-run newspaper.

The Missouri Miner – S&T’s independent student newspaper, located at 205 West Elm Street; serving the community since 1918.

Southwinds – Organization that publishes S&T’s literary and arts magazine, which is published annually in the spring semester to showcase the creative work of students, faculty, staff and alumni.