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VSB Honored with Six Hermes Creative Awards

Villanova, Pa., April 6, 2020 – Villanova School of Business (VSB) was selected as a winner of six 2020 Hermes Creative Awards administered by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP). AMCP judges are industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.

Hermes Creative Awards is one of the largest international competitions for creative professionals and has been recognizing marketing and communications excellence for 25 years. The AMCP received 6,000 entries from around the world; 15 percent of all entries earned platinum (the top award) and approximately 20 percent earned the gold award. Entries were submitted from corporate marketing and communications departments to advertising, digital and PR agencies. The judges evaluate the industry’s top publications, websites, videos, advertising, marketing and communications programs.

This year, VSB was recognized for the following:




  • Pennsylvania Conference for Women Booth 

“The Villanova School of Business and its Communication and Marketing team are honored to receive industry recognition from such outstanding professionals,” said Cathy J. Toner, JD, Assistant Dean. “We have unique stories to share about our community of faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends, and it is meaningful to receive recognition from industry experts.”

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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 #3, and its online MBA program is ranked #9 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