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Global Passport: International Special Scholars Report

2017.04 For more than two decades, Rochester Institute of Technology has hosted the world's top special scholars, hailing from prestigious programs including Fulbright, USAID and MESCyT. Each year, Saunders College of Business welcomes an internationally diverse group of students to provide opportunities for personal and professional growth. Our special scholars represent the leading international talent  ... [continue]

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Leveraging technology, people and processes to improve business operations

2017.04 Have a passion for computers, technology and business? Management Information Systems (MIS) at Saunders College of Business might be the major for you. MIS students gain an understanding of how to use information and data analytics to design a system that will improve a business's overall operations. MIS graduates help add value to existing products, foster innovation as well as new product ... [continue]

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Distinctive MBA program features in-country corporate consulting

2017.02 Saunders College of Business Executive Education students are helping Myanmar’s most trusted news source change its business model after the company spent more than two decades in exile. The Executive MBA program is collaborating with DVB Multimedia Group Co. Ltd. in Myanmar to help the media group transition from an exiled news source supported by donations, to a licensed commercial media companys ... [continue]

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Delivering unique opportunities abroad

2017.01 Saunders College of Business continues to see significant growth in global programs. Since their initial launch, undergraduate and graduate business programs in China are thriving with administrative and Student Ambassador support. International study abroad trips to Malaysia, Dubai and Croatia provide students a platform to exchange ideas and engage in opportunities ... [continue]



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Enhanced student environments provide industry-ready expertise

2016.12 Saunders College of Business has unveiled new, state-of-the-art collaborative learning environments that advance specialties in data analytics and management information systems. Optimized with the latest technologies, the Business Analytics Lab and REDCOM Active Learning Collaboratory represent ... [continue]

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Turning Ideas Into Action

2016.10 Faculty of Saunders College of Business are determined academics and top researchers who know how to put ideas into action. These esteemed scholars and practitioners embrace both teaching and research equally, and are supported by RIT's position as a national research university.... [continue]

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Students Win Top Honors in International Spotlight

2016.09 Students from Saunders College of Business recently returned to RIT with the top prize in hand from the international Peer to Peer (P2P): Challenging Extremism Initiative. The competition was launched by the U.S. State Department, aimed at neutralizing the effects of digital terrorist propaganda... [continue]

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Undergraduate Programs Receive Top Recognitions Nationally

2016.09 Saunders College of Business undergraduate programs are once again ranked nationally. U.S. News & World Report's 2017 Best Colleges ranks Saunders College #77, leaping forward 16 spots from previous years. It's largest undergraduate major, Management Information Systems ranks #10 nationally... [continue]

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From Concept to Commercialization

2016.06 In the Freshman Experience: Biz 1+2 program, Saunders College first-year students have attended class, visited guest speakers and engaged in seminars designed to build a broad range of skills. As a final step, students work together to build business plans... [continue]

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Saunders ranks #6 in Employment after Graduation

2016.05 Employers are taking notice of Saunders College of Business programs that meet the needs of business and industry today, and Saunders students are poised for success. Saunders graduate students have over a 96% job placement rate, ranking #6 by U.S. News & World Report ... [continue]

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On the Rise: MIS at Saunders ranks #10 nationally

2016.04 Modern businesses cannot operate without effective information technology. Saunders College of Business undergraduate program in Management Information Systems focuses on career-readiness and corporate connections from day one, offering students... [continue]

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Developing the T-Shaped Professional

2016.04 The spring semester of The Freshman Experience: Biz 1+2 program at Saunders College of Business features the “Third Hour,” a series of professional development seminars introducing students to business topics with a focus on learning outcomes... [continue]

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Freestyle Jet Skis Jump Out of Tiger Tank

2016.04 Spring 2014 RIT Tiger Tank winner Free Form Factory Inc. (FFF) took home a cash prize and the honor of first place in the bi-annual business pitch competition modeled after ABC’s Shark Tank. Born out of the frustration, inventor Jordan Darling set out determined... [continue]

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Career Ready: Day One

2016.03 Fourth-year Management Information Systems (MIS) student Zachary White recognized that his first year business courses gave him the courage to take on fulltime employment the following summer. Thanks to The Freshman Experience: Biz 1+2 program's hands-on business experience, Zachary found the confidence to apply for, and receive, a competitive internship at Intuit... [continue]

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Fostering the Entrepreneurial Mindset

2016.02 It’s not every day that college students are given the resources, coaching, and financial support to kick-start a business. And it’s not a typical college student who develops a smart fitness sensor technology (LiftForce), a sound recognition system (Hz Innovations) or a cybercrime prevention simulator (CASCADES). Saunders College of Business makes this possible by providing... [continue]

New Saunders Faculty

Saunders Welcomes Our Newest Faculty Members

2016.01 Dean Jacqueline R. Mozrall is proud to introduce the newest faculty members to Saunders College of Business for 2015-2016. They bring academic and industry perspectives that exemplify Saunders mission of elevating students to make immediate and enduring contributions to organizations and the world...[continue]



The Freshman Experience: Biz 1+2

Manage your career. Take a step toward the C-suite.

2015.11 The MS in Management can put you on the right track. A management degree from Saunders College will give you the experience you need to get the job you want. Ranked #22 by TFE Times and #29 by Eduniversal, Saunders Master's in Management has three specialized tracks to choose from, each designed to provide a foundation in business and skills you seek... [continue]

The Freshman Experience: Biz 1+2

Expanding Partnerships through Global Exchange

2015.11 Saunders College of Business has partnered with Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) to support student and faculty partnership programs. Now entering the fifth year of the relationship, continued interest from Saunders College and BJTU has evolved and led to the introduction of Saunders degree programs offered at BJTU... [continue]

The Freshman Experience: Biz 1+2

The Freshman Experience: Biz 1+2

2015.10 Students at Saunders College of Business embark on their business education from day one, laying the foundation early for successful careers. Not every business school can match that. Beginning on the first day of classes, Saunders freshman students are ... [continue]

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Applied, Cutting-Edge Curricula Founded on Strong Corporate Partnerships

2015.09 Through a rich tradition of strong corporate partnerships, Saunders College of Business delivers experiential learning in the classroom and a leading cooperative education program. Saunders students are prepared to meet tomorrow’s business needs. Our latest curricular updates beginning in fall 2015 reflect employers' demands and... [continue]

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Saunders College ranked #7 online MBA program by Princeton Review

2015.06 Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology ranked seventh on The Princeton Review's "Top 25 Online MBA Programs for 2015." This is the first time that The Princeton Review has done a comprehensive ranking of online MBA programs. Saunders College offers an online Executive MBA program... [continue]

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Honors students visit ESPN, Good Morning America during Big Apple Trip

2015.05 For spring break this year, Honors students from Saunders College of Business traveled to New York City to experience the world of business in one of the largest cities in the world. The group made stops at companies like ESPN and even the set of Good Morning America...[view]

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Saunders Full-Time MBA Program Back in Top 100

2015.04 U.S. News & World Report recently released their latest rankings of the “Best Graduate Schools 2016”, placing Saunders College of Business at #91 among full-time MBA programs...[view]

Computational finance - rocket scientists of wall street

Computational Finance - The Rocket Scientists of Wall Street

2015.03 Announcing the new Master of Science in Computational Finance program launching in fall 2015 at Rochester Institute of Technology...[view]

Tiger Tank

Enter the Tiger Tank Challenge

2015.02 Want to earn an MBA? Have a great business idea? Take a plunge into the RIT Tiger Tank to pitch your business idea to a panel of judges (aka, tiger sharks)...[view]

Top Score - Adena Thomson

Saunders grad gets top scores on CPA exam

2015.01 RIT alumna Adena Thomson, who attended Saunders College of Business as an accounting major, maintained a 4.0 GPA to earn her undergraduate degree and achieved a repeat performance of academic excellence for her MBA degree a year later. And now Thomas has scored the trifecta...[view]



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Graduate Highlights

2014.08 These Saunders Colelge graduate students are going above and beyond: Meet your Saunders Student Ambassador Ken Radzyminski. Adena Thomson is definitely a degree above average. Kevin Lewis received the Student Achievement Award in Digital Rochester's GREAT Awards 2014 on Tuesday for a mobile centrifuge project. [view]

Tyler Schrodt and Evan McCool

Students combine skills to start longboarding business

2014.07 Tyler Schrodt wanted to build and sell longboards but had one problem—he didn’t know how to make them. Evan McCool knew how to make longboards, but he didn’t have the business experience to sell them...[view | roundup]

Andrew Fleckenstein and Courtney Tennant

Enterprising Solutions – Day One 

2014.06 New Media Marketing majors Andrew Fleckenstein, Kyle Ackerman and Courtney Tennant won a $120,000 grant from the Google for Nonprofits program. Now they are developing Google AdWords to help raise awareness for the CURE Childhood Cancer Association...[view]

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Revised Saunders Mission and Vision

2014.05 A new Mission, Vision, and Core Values provide Saunders College of Business a fresh and exciting direction for continued growth and recognition. Saunders College completed a comprehensive strategic planning process covering nine subcommittees with representation from students, alumni, faculty, staff, business partners, and community members...[view]

Saunders Intuit co-ops

Career Ready – Day One – The Co-op Advantage

2014.04 With a vision to be the first choice for enterprising students and creative enterprises, Saunders College of Business attracts students that place a premium on entrepreneurship and innovative solutions. Dharin, Brad, and Wade met for the first time when they were assigned as freshman roommates. They shared a mini fridge, similar tastes in music, and a love of business...[view]

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Stand Out – Day One With Nationally Recognized Programs

2014.03 Saunders was recently top ranked by this year’s BusinessWeek survey of business schools by specialty nationwide. With a vision to be the first choice for enterprising students and creative enterprises, Saunders College of Business attracts students that place a premium on entrepreneurship and innovative solutions...[view]


Saunders college of Business Directs New Center for Urban Entrepreneurship at RIT

2014.02 Rochester Institute of Technology became the recipient of the Rochester Savings Bank building in downtown Rochester due to the generosity of Amy and Robert Tait at Rochester Historic Ventures. The historical landmark at 40 Franklin Street will serve as the home of the new Center for Urban Entrepreneurship (CUE) and be converted into a multi-use venue for other RIT activities...[view]

PhD Project Inductee, dt ogilvie

Saunders College Dean and Professor Dr. dt ogilvie
Inducted into PhD Project Hall of Fame

2014.01 Dr. dt ogilvie, Dean and Professor of Business Strategy at Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology, has been inducted into the PhD Project 2013 Hall of Fame...[view]


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