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Student Clubs and Organizations

Saunders College Clubs Student Organizations play an important role in student life and in what Saunders College of Business has to offer students. Student organizations help to develop leadership skills, provide networking opportunities, enhance education outside of the classroom, and strengthen the communication between faculty, staff, and students.

Listed below are the various Saunders College of Business organizations in which students may participate.

Check Out Some of These Clubs on The Link!

 

Business and Technology Professionals Club (BTP)
President: Adam Anzuoni Advisor: Professor Yang Yu

The MIS-focused student organization building a foundation of technical expertise and business professionalism to develop tomorrow's leaders.

Website: BTP homepage
To Join: btp@saunders.rit.edu

DECA Collegiate Chapter

Saunders College of Business is excited to announce the formation of DECA, a nationally certified business program designed to improve your leadership and entrepreneurial skills through educational conferences, competitions and partnerships - http://www.deca.org/college-programs/

This new club on campus is open to all majors and is a great way for students to connect with business professionals and make a difference. DECA has several opportunities to earn awards, scholarships and even travel across the country!  So what are you waiting for? Join us today!


Website: www.deca.org
To Join: jcg4587@rit.edu or btr8449@rit.edu
The Link: DECA at RIT

Delta Sigma Pi
Advisor: Professor Sean Hansen President: Tessy Holguin

The International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi is a co-ed professional business fraternity since 1907 that promotes academic excellence, community service, networking and professional development.

Website: Delta Sigma Pi
To Join: deltasigmapi@saunders.rit.edu or ritdsp@gmail.com

Financial Management Association (FMA)
Advisor: Professor Hao Zhang President: Kyle Adams

The Financial Management Association goal is to help students become more familiar with the world of finance. Students invest a real portfolio.

Website: Financial Management Association
To Join: Join FMA

Global Business Group
Advisors: Professor Manlu Liu and Natalie Surace President: Dev Bhasin

The Global Business Group is a club with a commitment to international cultures, networking, and professional growth.

Website: Global Business Group
To Join: dab6524@rit.edu

Honors Program
Honors Advocate: Peter Rosenthal


The Saunders College Honors students participate in academic and service activities, collaborate with Engineering students in a seminar series that spans three semesters, and visit companies on a weeklong business trip in the spring.

Website: Honors Program
To Join: Membership is by invitation to incoming freshmen and to academically qualified freshmen and sophomores.

Lowenthal Service Group
Advisor: Clarissa Baston President: Caitlin Connelly

The Lowenthal Service Group, a student volunteer and service group, is open to all students in the Saunders College. The students serve as ambassadors for the College in numerous events. The goal is to help students become active leaders and professionals in business.

Website: Lowenthal Service Group
To Join: Caitlin Connelly

RIT Marketing Club (RITMC)
Advisors: Laurie Dwyer and Professor Joe Miller President: Jackie Colello

The RIT Marketing Club is an open student group which provides member students with value building opportunities to network with local professionals and learn about the world of business.

Website: Saunders Marketing Group (SMG)
To Join: Jackie Colello

Next Generation of Accountants (NGA)
Advisors: Professor Philip C. Gelsomino, II President: Andrew Barberio

The Next Generation of Accountants (NGA) is the club for students interested in accounting. The NGA provides opportunity, information, and career tools to future business leaders in financial fields.

Website: Next Generation of Accountants
To Join: Click Here

Saunders Multicultural Business Association
Advisor: Professor Joy Olabisi and Jacqueline Robinson President: Donald Palma

The Saunders Multicultural Business Association is a club oriented towards networking and support for all students interested in business.

Website: RIT Saunders Multicultural Business Association
To Join: smbaeboard@gmail.com
Facebook: Saunders Multicultural Business Association
Twitter: @RITSMBA

Suits
Advisor: Donna Tuffner and Mike Kane President: Jeffrey Spinale, Jr.

The goal of Suits is to improve the academic environment for NTID business students by providing knowledge and experiences in business and economics as well as a hands-on understanding of how the economy works.

Website: Coming Soon
To Join: suits@rit.edu

Women in Business (WIB)
Advisor: Professor Molly McGowan President: Harianne Hewitt

The Women in Business club is dedicated to networking and support for women interested in business careers.

Website: Women in Business
To Join: wib.notifications@gmail.com

Saunders College of Business Student Government Senator
Senator: Lauren LaPerle

The Student Government Senator is the link between the students in the Saunders College and the RIT Student Government as a whole.

Saunders College of Business Student Executive Board
Advisor: Dean Jacquie Mozrall President: Lauren LaPerle

The Executive Board coordinates club activities, sponsors Saunders College student activities, and responds to student policy concerns. Membership consists of the presidents of each club in the College.

To Join: email us.


Note: The student organization web sites are the sole responsibility of the students that maintain them. Saunders College of Business does not endorse or support these sites and all problems or questions related to the individual sites should be directed to their respective Webmasters.

RIT Student Government Resources

Benefits of being Student Government recognized:

  • Your own mailbox for shipping purposes in the Club Resource Center
  • Free marketing through the Campus Life Marketing Office
  • 175 FREE black/white single sided copies at the HUB each year
  • The ability to apply for Club Space to store your club equipment and belongings
  • The ability to form a club email and have RIT web space
  • Events throughout the year tailored for club recognition and appreciation - Club SpiRIT Fridays, Club Fairs, Club Banquets, etc.!

Get Your Club Announcements Out!

1. To get your club announcement on the Saunders Atrium screen, please email the image to bigscreen@saunders.rit.edu. Ideal dimensions are PowerPoint "On-screen Show (16:9)." Announcements may be modified at the discretion of Saunders Marketing Department.
2. To get your club promotion on the Saunders computer lab screens, submit Desktop Wallpaper Promotion Form.

Need a Meeting Space?

Fill out the Room Reservation Form and return to the front desk of Student Services. You can also email the completed form to Student Services.

Need Funding?

As a Saunders College of Business student, if you would like to request funds for an activity for yourself or for your organization's event, please contact us.