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VSB Selected as a Winner of Three 2018 CUPPIE Awards for Creative Excellence in Marketing and Communications

Villanova, PA., February 8, 2018 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was selected as a winner of the 2018 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 11th annual CUPPIE competition drew entries from nearly 50 colleges, universities and independent schools and is highly competitive. VSB was recognized among the 495 submissions for the following entries:

“Our team recognizes that creative marketing and communication strategies illustrate our exceptional student experience and the programs we offer,” said Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, the Helen and William O’Toole Dean of VSB. “VSB is honored to be acknowledged for our efforts and looks forward to sharing our story in meaningful ways to reach 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. The VSB part-time MBA program is ranked #12 in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek. VSB also offers Executive and Online MBA programs, as well as a Master of Finance and Master of Accounting with Data Analytics, and our #1 ranked online grad programs by U.S. News & World Report, the Master of Science in Analytics and Master of Science in Church Management. Serving over 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students, 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 global, complex, and fast-paced world of business. For more, visit