Two UST magazines win seven awards in the 2006 Minnesota Magazine and Publications Association contest
Two St. Thomas magazines won seven awards recently at the 2006 Minnesota Magazine and Publications Association award ceremony.
The awards included five for St. Thomas magazine and two for B., the magazine of the Opus College of Business. The awards were given out Nov. 1 at the MMPA Excellence Awards Gala in Golden Valley. The magazines were in different categories based on their circulation – more than 30,000 for St. Thomas magazine and less than 30,000 for B.
Pat Nemo is the editor of the St. Thomas magazine, Patty Petersen is the assistant editor and Sara Klomp is the art director and designer. For B. magazine, Joanna Nute is the publisher, Brian C. Brown is the editor and Sara Klomp is the art director and designer.
The awards received are:
Best Single Topic, Special Section or Special Supplement: Two Gold awards, one for the "Why I Chose St. Thomas" section in the winter 2006 St. Thomas magazine and the other for entrepreneurship stories in the fall 2005 issue of B.
The 12 profiles written for "Why I Chose St. Thomas" were written by Kristy Blegen, Peter Breuch, Doug Hennes, Jeff Kasimor, Pat Nemo, Kate Norlander and Pat Sirek, all from University Relations, and Gene McGivern, sports information director. Mike Ekern was the photographer.
The entrepreneurship articles were written by Laura Dunham, Jerry Gallagher, Samuel Levy and Kate Norlander. Photographs were taken by Mike Ekern, David Ellis and Roger Rich.
Best Regular Column: A Silver award to Father Dennis Dease, president of St. Thomas, for his “Up Front” columns in the fall 2005, winter 2006 and spring 2006 issues of St. Thomas magazine.
Overall Excellence: A Bronze award for B magazine (fall 2005 and spring 2006 issues). Joanna Nute is the publisher, Brian C. Brown is the editor and Sara Klomp is the art director and designer.
Best Overall Design: A Bronze award to creative director Sara Klomp for her work on St. Thomas magazine.
Best Use of Visuals/Photography: A Bronze award to photographer Roger Rich and Klomp for their winter 2006 St. Thomas magazine feature on the university’s Rome programs.
Best Single Cover: A Bronze Award to photographer Mike Ekern for the winter 2006 St. Thomas magazine cover featuring student Rebecca Lucast on “Why I Chose St. Thomas.” Sara Klomp designed the cover.