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NMSU English student from Las Cruces receives achievement award

Danielle Deemer, a New Mexico State University student from Las Cruces, has received a student achievement award for her outstanding work in technical communications.



New Mexico State University student Danielle Deemer received a student achievement award from the Kachina New Mexico Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication. (NMSU photo by Darren Phillips)


The award was given by the Kachina New Mexico Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication, a branch of the largest technical communication organization in the world.

Deemer, nominated by English professor Patricia Wojahn, received the award for two technical writing projects titled "IUD Use and Efficacy in the Developing World" and "Charles Dickens and the Industrial Woman." She was presented with the award at an STC workshop in Albuquerque.

Deemer, a 2003 graduate of Las Cruces High School, is a junior double-majoring in English and anthropology. She is a Crimson Scholar, president of Gamma Beta Phi and vice president of Alpha Chi academic honor societies. She also won an award for her IUD research at the NMSU Sociology and Anthropology Spring Symposium.

Deemer also has been granted a gallery showing of her paintings at the Corbett Center Gallery on the NMSU campus. The exhibition opens with a reception at 6 p.m. Sept. 9 and will run through Oct. 4.