The Catholic University of America

July 7, 2015

CUA Honored with Catholic Press Awards

  The University magazine recieved a 2nd place award for general excellence.

Catholic University has received eight awards from the Catholic Press Association (CPA).

The Catholic University of America Magazine was awarded second place for general excellence in the category of professional and special interest magazines. Two alumni essays written for the magazine were awarded honorable mentions in the best essay category: “Lessons Learned: Unplugged with Christ” by Kathryn Jean Lopez, B.A. 1997, and “Changed by Natali: Tantrums and Giggles” by Joanna Gardner, B.A. 2013.

University Photographer Ed Pfueller received two awards for online photo galleries: “Best Photos of 2014” (first place) and “Easter Vigil at CUA” (second place).

The University’s website and magazine coverage of the Picturing Mary exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts and associated programming received an honorable mention award in the category of best web and print combination package.

Two books published by The Catholic University of America Press also received awards. A second-place award in the category of marriage went to Vocation and Virtue: Christian Marriage as a Consecrated Life by Kent J. Lasnoski. A third-place award in the category of professional books went to A Cathechism for Business: Tough Ethical Questions & Insights from Catholic Social Teaching by Andrew Abela, CUA provost, and Joseph E. Capizzi, associate professor of moral theology/ethics in CUA’s School of Theology and Religious Studies.

The awards were announced June 26 at the conclusion of the 2015 Catholic Media Conference held in Buffalo, N.Y. CPA represents more than 600 member organizations in the United States and Canada.




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