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Saint Xavier University wins four Magnum Opus Awards

Awarded by Publications Management and University of Missouri School of Journalism

Chicago (Aug. 1, 2007) – The Saint Xavier University Office for University Relations has won four Magnum Opus Awards for Web and publications. 

Presented by Publications Management in conjunction with the University of Missouri School of Journalism, the Magnum Opus Awards is one of the leading programs dedicated to custom publishing. 

Winners were selected from more than 800 entries by professors from the UM School of Journalism and leading industry professionals. Judges considered such elements as information and entertainment value, quality of writing and display copy, creative use of imagery and typography, and consistency of color palette and style.

“We deeply appreciate the awards from this respected group of custom-publication experts,” said SXU Vice President for University Relations Robert Tenczar. “This speaks well of Saint Xavier’s dedicated staff of publishing professionals.” 

Saint Xavier won the following awards: Silver Award for Best Design – New Publication for http://selfstudy.sxu.edu; Bronze Award for Most Improved Design for http://www.gilhooleyssxu.com; Silver Award for Best Overall Editorial for Saint Xavier 2006 Annual Report; Honorable Mention for Best Design – New Publication for “A Parents’ Guide to SXU.”

Contact:   Joe Moore
Office:      (773) 298-3937 
Cell:            (773) 203-6671
E-mail:  jmoore@sxu.edu


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.


Saint Xavier University Media Relations: 773-298-3937

3700 West 103rd Street, Chicago Ill. 60655 * 18230 Orland Parkway, Orland Park, Ill. 60467

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