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Contact: Tom Parisi, NIU Office of Public Affairs
July 24, 2006
DeKalb, Ill. — English Professor Michael Day, director of the First-Year Composition Program at Northern Illinois University, has been named as the recipient of the Charles Moran Award, recognizing exemplary scholarship and professional service to the field of computers and writing.
The editors of “Computers and Composition,” an international journal, presented the award during the June Computers and Writing conference at Texas Tech University.
Day was praised for his many distinguished contributions to the field, including his work as chair of the Conference on College Composition and Communication Committee on Computers in Composition and Communication, with the National Council of Teachers of English and as coeditor of the books, “The Online Writing Classroom” and “Technical Communication and the World Wide Web.”