USF announces logo and monogram contest with $5,000 grand prizes

September 3, 2021

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The University of Saint Francis announces a competition to redesign the university logo and to create a university monogram (USF), and will award a grand prize of $5,000 for the winning entry in each category.

After 23 years with the current logo, USF welcomes the launch of a new era with this redesign.

“This is an exciting time to be part of the University of Saint Francis. We expect to receive a wide range of submissions for the competition, tapping into the creative minds of the USF community and beyond,” said USF President Rev. Dr. Eric Albert Zimmer.

The competition is open to anyone. USF especially encourages students, faculty, staff and alumni to participate. The deadline for submission is February 25, 2022. Applicants interested in participating should submit logo and monogram designs in a vector format to USF at Blue, PMS 288, must be the primary color of the logo. Applicants can view complete rules on the USF website.

A redesign committee under the leadership of USF President Rev. Dr. Eric Albert Zimmer will review the proposals and determine the winner(s). USF will retain all rights to the winning logo and monogram.

The review and judging process will take place in March and April 2022, with the announcement of the winner(s) in May 2022.

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Founded in 1890 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis offers more than 60 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs through the College of Health Sciences, College of Arts, Sciences, and Business and College of Adult and Distance Education. In addition to its traditional programs, USF designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. USF Downtown houses the university’s business and music technology programs while offering enhanced internship and networking opportunities for students. The University of Saint Francis campus experience includes 18 athletic programs boasting two individual and four team NAIA national championships and is recognized as an NAIA Five-Star Champion of Character institution. Approximately 2,200 students from a broad geographic region attend USF.