Notes from an Oakland designer


Holy Names University wins three Horizon Interactive Awards


 Holy Names University Marketing Department recognized for prestigious interactive media award

 Holy Names University Marketing Department Wins at the 10h Annual Horizon Interactive Awards Competition

Indianapolis, IN USA – April 30, 2012  – The Horizon Interactive Awards, a leading international interactive media awards competition, announced the 2011 award winners to highlight this year’s “best of the best” in interactive media production.

The Holy Names University Marketing Department was recognized for their excellence with two Bronze awards for the Holy Names University website (School/University – Websites) and blog, Preserving Historical HNU (Blog – Websites), and a Silver award for the Holy Names University Admissions ad campaign (Online Ads – Advertising).

The tenth anniversary, international competition saw over 1000 entries from over 20 countries around world including: including: Turkey, China, Spain, UAE, Canada, France, Russia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Russia, Australia, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Germany and nearly all 50 of the United States of America. An international panel of judges, consisting of industry professionals with diverse backgrounds, as well as an end user panel evaluated many different and diverse categories ranging from online advertising to mobile applications. The 2011 winning entries showcase the industry’s best interactive media solutions including web sites, CDs and DVDs, online ads, video, mobile applications and more.

“The 2011 competition was special to us because it was our 10th anniversary awards,” Said, Mike Sauce- Founder of the Horizon Interactive Awards. “The competition was fierce among many of the top entries in all of the categories and there were so many outstanding projects this year. Each year, I am truly amazed at the talent, creativity, artistry, and technical expertise that is on display in our International competition. It is simply fascinating to see how the internet and other creative media are influencing people’s lives from all corners of the Globe. All of this year’s winners should be proud to be among the best of the best from around the world!”

The Horizon Interactive Awards holds the competition each year with the winners being announced in May. For more information visit the Horizon Interactive Awards at


About the Horizon Interactive Awards

In its 10th year, the Horizon Interactive Awards was created to recognize excellence in interactive media production worldwide. Since 2001, the competition has received many thousands of entries from countries around the world and nearly all 50 US States.  Each year, those entries are narrowed down to the “best of the best” to be recognized and promoted on and international stage for their excellence. The judging process involves a Horizon Interactive Awards advisory panel, end user panel and a worldwide panel of judges consisting of industry professionals. Winning entries are dubbed the “best of the best” in the interactive media industry. For more information, visit


— — —