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SXU University Relations takes nine MarCom Awards

Categories range from magazine to publicity campaigns

Chicago (Nov. 6, 2007) – SXU University Relations won nine 2007 MarCom Awards this month for its alumni magazine, publishing, publicity and media relations campaigns. 

The MarCom Awards is an international creative competition recognizing outstanding achievement by marketing and communication professionals. The competition, which has grown to perhaps the largest of its kind, is administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.  

“I am deeply proud of our University Relations staff,” said Vice President for University Relations Bob Tenczar. “This is continued recognition of the excellent public relations team we are building here at Saint Xavier University.”

The awards were: “Bess Friedheim,” Media Relations/Publicity Campaign, Gold; “Monk Parakeets,” Media Relations/Publicity Campaign, Platinum; “Saint Xavier Magazine: A Centered Life,” Magazine/Educational Institution, Platinum; “Saint Xavier Magazine: A Centered Life,” Design/Magazine, Gold; “Saint Xavier Magazine: Dynamic, Vibrant A Legacy of Leading,” Design/Magazine, honorable mention; “Saint Xavier Magazine: Dynamic, Vibrant A Legacy of Leading,” Annual Report/Non-Profit, Platinum; “Saint Xavier Magazine: Striving for Insight,” Magazine/Educational Institution, Gold; “Saint Xavier University News Blog” (www.sxuinthenews.blogspot.com/), E-Commerce Storefront, Honorable Mention. 


Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1846, Saint Xavier University was the first Mercy college in the United States and is Chicago’s oldest Catholic university. Serving approximately 5,700 students at its campuses in Chicago, Orland Park and its Loop location, the University offers 35 undergraduate majors; more than 40 graduate program options in arts and sciences, business, education and nursing; and a variety of program options in continuing and professional studies. Recognizing Saint Xavier’s excellence in education, U.S. News and World Report has ranked SXU consistently among the Best Colleges in the Midwest.