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Villanova School of Business Magazine Honored for Excellence

Villanova, Pa., September 4, 2019 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was selected by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Heritage Region as the winner of a 2019 Silver Quill Award of Excellence for the Winter 2019 issue of Villanova Business, the school’s semi-annual magazine.

IABC is a global association of communication professionals dedicated to improving organizational effectiveness through strategic communication. The highly competitive Heritage region’s award has been a distinction of excellence within the communication profession for more than 15 years, and VSB was recognized among the 61 entries from other universities and businesses.

VSB’s Winter 2019 issue received notable praise for its high-quality content and photography that effectively demonstrate VSB’s ability to deliver on its promise to educate and develop future leaders.

“VSB is honored to receive recognition for its ability to resonate with our audiences and share the amazing work being produced by students, faculty, staff, and alumni,” said Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, the Helen and William O’Toole Dean of VSB. “Our team recognizes the importance of marketing and communication strategies and looks forward to continue sharing our story.”

The Villanova School of Business (VSB) undergraduate program is ranked #1 in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek and its online graduate business programs are ranked #2, and its online MBA program is ranked #13 by U.S. News and World Report. VSB has been at the forefront of business education since it was founded in 1922. Serving over 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students, VSB is home to five Centers of Excellence – the Daniel M. DiLella Center for Real Estate, the Elenore and Robert F. Moran Sr. Center for Global Leadership, the Center for Business Analytics, the Center for Marketing & Consumer Insights and the Center for Church Management – with each designed to foster innovative, cross-disciplinary research and applied opportunities for 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 ever-changing, complex, and fast-paced world of business. For more, visit