Steve Gage, a junior at MSU, works as an online editor for Techniques. Steve's major, computer engineering technology (CET), coincides nicely with his minor in technical communication. His interests lie in online development and desktop publishing. Steve currently works part time as a webmaster and brochure creator for a tour company in his hometown, Rochester, MN.
One of Steve's proudest accomplishments occurred at age 17. After placing 11th in a national applied physics competition, Steve was selected to have an article of his published in a scientific publication.
Steve is active in the national honor society of Alpha Lambda Delta, as well as in the Society for Technical Communication (STC). When he is not working, Steve enjoys spending time with his friends and his family. Steve also enjoys participating in sports such as hockey and softball.
Nathan Graham, a native of Stillwater, MN, is a junior majoring in geography and minoring in geology at MSU. He expects to graduate in May of 2002. Nathan is an online editor for Techniques. His fluency in Adobe Illustrator makes creating web graphics fun for him and adds a special dimension to his position on the newsletter staff.
After graduation, Nathan hopes to become a geographic information systems (GIS) professional, using his technical communication skills to better his map making abilities. Currently, Nathan seeks an internship related to geography, and more specifically, GIS.
In his free time, Nathan enjoys spending time with his friends. Staying active in a wide variety of sports keeps Nathan busy. He also enjoys traveling to new and exotic places, which is a perfect fit for his chosen fields of study.