Saunders Around the World

Lopud - Footsteps Group

Saunders College of Business is committed to providing our students opportunities to study, discover, and become more involved in today’s global community through domestic and international travel. This site is a collection of their blogs! We welcome you back to our Saunders website at any time to learn more about what our students are doing, programs we offer and what is happening around campus!


Study Trips - Published on June 29, 2016 by SaundersGlobal

We presented our initiative to the judges and won FIRST PLACE!!! Not only are we international champions, we are also the first group of all women to have presented in this competition and won!We ended up having some difficulty heading home due to flight cancellations from weather, but we are finally back home! Thank you ...more

Competition Day!

Study Trips - Published on June 27, 2016 by SaundersGlobal

We are excited and getting ready to present! We just arrived to the Department of State and will be presenting soon! We will keep you updated after our presentation, but we are very excited and grateful to be ...more

On our way!

Study Trips - Published on June 25, 2016 by SaundersGlobal

The four of us are on our way to D.C.! We are looking forward to meeting our two other team members once we arrive to D.C. They're coming from Cleveland and Arizona. Once we arrive we will get settled into the hotel and begin practicing for our presentation on ...more

Jason Benagh - Executive MBA Trip to Dubai

Study Trips - Published on May 18, 2016 by SaundersBlogs

Summary Observations: . Overall, the experience was magnificent. The exposure to business in Dubai both small and large was fascinating. I have toured other countries and even participated in a trade mission to Egypt for a printing convention. I had been in free zones then, but I had no comprehension of what exactly that meant for ...more

Studiranje u Hrvatskoj - Studying Abroad in Croatia

Study Trips - Published on November 4, 2015 by SaundersBlogs

Take a perfect coastal town and put it between the sea and a mountain. Now add steps. Lots of them, and there you have Dubrovnik. At first the people can seem kind of off-putting, especially if you arrive at the end of tourist season just because it is the end of the season and everyone ...more

My First Week in Paris, La Ville-Lumière

Study Trips - Published on September 22, 2015 by SaundersGlobal

It is hard to believe that my first full week in Paris has come to an end. I am at a loss of words for how much beauty I have experienced in just 7 days. My week has consisted of nothing but good company, getting lost, testing new limits, indulging in good food, and having ...more

Tokyo, Japan

Study Trips - Published on August 20, 2015 by SaundersGlobal

This past Spring I studied abroad in Tokyo, Japan. I studied through one of the programs associated with RIT called CIEE. My overall experience was just awesome to simplify things. However, while abroad I not only went through culture shock but experienced cultural differences and a language barrier that I had to pick up on, ...more

Footsteps Through the Adriatic: Summer 2015

Study Trips - Published on July 21, 2015 by SaundersGlobal

Saunders College of Business students embarked on yet another study abroad trip this summer to Croatia and Dubrovnik! Earning six credits in just four weeks,students explored the Adriatic cities while learning about ecotourism, sustainability, small business enterprises and more, all at the local level. Happy travels! Footsteps Group Footsteps Group Dubrovnik Old ...more

Many Small Footsteps, One Giant Leap: Our Last Week in Croatia

Study Trips - Published on June 26, 2014 by SaundersGlobal

Well, it’s just about time for our group of RIT road warriors to pack it in and return home from our Footsteps Through the Adriatic summer program.  The past two weeks have been filled with our continuing bus tour around the beautiful Croatian countryside, visits to islands, mountains, cities, and more hotels. One of our stops ...more

High Mountains of Biokovo and The Emperor’s Palace in Split - Croatia

Study Trips - Published on June 15, 2014 by SaundersGlobal

(Tuesday June 10, 2014) Our traveling band of gypsies arrived in the beautiful seaside town of Makarska, a very popular tourist destination that sits under the massive cliffs of Biokovo National Park, our next hiking destination.  Makarska is known for its bustling palm-lined promenade, filled with restaurants, ice cream stands, souvenir stands, and (importantly) many ...more