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Saunders Alumni

RIT Business alums are part of a dynamic network with more than 25,000 Saunders College of Business alumni and 130,000 RIT alumni that are making an impact around the globe. Upon graduation, Saunders alumni continue to be supported by dedicated advisors from the Alumni Relations and Development offices.

For complete details on alumni resources, benefits, updating your alumni information, connecting with other alumni, giving opportunities, and ways to get involved, please visit our alumni resources pages.

Our alumni are our best supporters. Visit our Saunders Alumni Advisory Board and Industry Advisory Board pages to connect with a board member or to inquire about joining a board to contribute your expertise.

Creating Student Opportunities

Saunders College takes great pride in the relationships we build with our alumni and donors. Our state-of-the-art facilities, various scholarship opportunities and entrepreneurial support would not be possible without the generosity and contributions of Saunders supporters.

See some of the outstanding opportunities Saunders alumni have created for our students. Or meet many of our Saunders alumni who have shared their stories of success. If you are an alum interested in being featured as a Saunders alumni spotlight, we want to hear from you. Submit your alumni story today!

Saunders College of Business and Department of International Hospitality & Service Innovation Awards Information

Each academic year the Saunders College of Business, the Department of International Hospitality & Service Innovation, and the Saunders Advisory Council confer a number of college & departmental awards to honor exemplary alumni and friends. Award criteria differ award to award.

This is the first year college award nominations are being made together with the Department of International Hospitality & Service Innovation due to the department’s recent transition to the Saunders College of Business. Please contact Bill Sachman, Director of Alumni Relations, with any questions.

Nomination Process

All nominations must be submitted via an online nomination form. The deadline to submit is Friday, May 22. Nominees not selected will remain in the pool for one additional year. After this time, their nomination will have to be updated and resubmitted by anyone still wishing to nominate this person for this award. Self-nominations are not accepted. A description of each college & departmental awards can be found on our nominaiton page.

Awards Presentation Ceremony

Awards are conferred at the college’s annual Recommence celebration during Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend. This year’s event will be Thursday, October 22.

Top Alumni Honors

RIT alumni make amazing things happen in the world. Explore the links below to discover the highest honors Saunders College of Business alumni have reached as recognized by the RIT Alumni Association.