VSB Selected as a Winner of Three 2017 CUPPIE Gold Awards

Villanova, PA., March 15, 2017 – The Villanova School of Business was selected as a winner of the 2017 CUPPIE awards for creative excellence in marketing and communications in education by the College and University Public Relations and Associated Professionals (CUPRAP).

CUPRAP is comprised of nearly 350 communications professionals dedicated to advancing the understanding of higher education and representing more than 100 institutions. The 10th annual CUPPIE competition drew entries from colleges, universities and independent schools and is highly competitive. VSB was recognized among the 386 submissions for the following entries:

“Our team recognizes the value of marketing and communication strategies that help showcase our esteemed faculty and exceptional student experience,” said Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, the Helen and William O’Toole Dean of VSB. "VSB is honored to receive recognition for our efforts and looks forward to continue sharing our story in an effective way that resonates with our audiences."

The Villanova School of Business (VSB) undergraduate program is ranked #1 in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek and has been at the forefront of business education since it was founded in 1922. Serving over 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students, VSB is home to six Centers or Institutes of Excellence (the Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate, the Center for Business Analytics, the Center for Global Leadership, the Center for Marketing & Consumer Insights, the Center for Church Management & Business Ethics and the Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship (ICE) Institute) with each center and institute designed to foster innovative, cross-disciplinary research and teaching opportunities for business faculty. VSB is known for academic rigor; creativity and innovation; hands-on and service learning opportunities; a firm grounding in ethics; and an applied education that prepares students to become outstanding leaders and global citizens within the ever-changing, complex, and fast-paced world of business. For more, visit business.villanova.edu.

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