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Saunders News

Check out the latest news and happenings at Saunders College of Business. Email us at communications@saunders.rit.edu if you have news for us to include, or explore our Saunders Announcements for additional options on getting your messages out to the Saunders community. Media inquiries should contact Vienna Carvalho at vnccom@rit.edu with RIT University News Service.

RIT offers Cybersecurity Bootcamp to help people get back to work and start new careers
June 30th, 2020
A new 15-week program at Rochester Institute of Technology is teaching people all the skills they need to start a new career in cybersecurity. Starting in July, learners can enroll in RIT’s Cybersecurity Bootcamp, an immersive hands-on training...
RIT’s Saunders College of Business names Butler/Till co-founders recipients of 2020 Vanden Brul Award
June 25th, 2020
Two women who are visionaries in the fields of advertising, marketing and communications have been named co-recipients of the 2020 Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award, presented by Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of...
New Student Government leaders set for 2020-2021 year
June 25th, 2020
More than 20 Rochester Institute of Technology students have been seated for senators and representative student organization positions in Student Government for the 2020-2021 academic year. Although several of the students will be involved in...
Tigers Helping Tigers fundraising event features performing artists
June 18th, 2020
RIT is hosting a virtual event this month to raise money for the COVID-19 Emergency Fund, Division of Diversity and Inclusion General Support Fund, and other funds that directly impact students. Tigers Helping Tigers: An Event to Move Students...
RIT Rallies: Alumnus manages crisis personnel deployment for COVID-19 response efforts
June 18th, 2020
Years of expertise as an emergency manager and volunteer firefighter and EMT has allowed RIT alumnus Christopher Tarantino ’13 (business administration) to develop his training and consulting company. And as a result of COVID-19, his company is...
Accomplishments from Saunders Students
June 17th, 2020
Below is the latest list of Saunders student’s accomplishments! If you are a student at Saunders College and have exciting news to share, email communications@saunders.rit.edu. June 2020 - Delta Sigma Pi Professional Business Fraternity recently...
Management Information Systems Exploration
June 16th, 2020
What is Management Information Systems (MIS)? The Management Information Systems (MIS) degree at RIT’s Saunders College of Business educates students on data analytics and management skills to improve an organization’s efficiency. The MIS...
Recognizing the “Best in Business” with Beta Gamma Sigma
June 8th, 2020
Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) is an international honor society for AACSB-accredited schools that encourages and honors academic achievement in the study of business, to cultivate and celebrate leadership and professional excellence. To be eligible for...
Saunders Faculty and Staff Go Above and Beyond
May 29th, 2020
The hard work and dedication of the Saunders College of Business faculty is what gives us an edge over the rest and contribute to what many consider a small college feel at a large technology university. We would like to recognize some of our...
RIT announces Fall Planning Task Force
May 21st, 2020
With "eyes on fall,” RIT continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic with the creation of the Fall Planning Task Force and the work of three committees. The Fall Planning Task Force is charged with development of creative strategies and...
RIT will no longer require SAT or ACT scores from applicants beginning in fall 2021
May 18th, 2020
Rochester Institute of Technology will make submitting ACT and SAT scores optional for prospective students applying for admission for fall 2021 and beyond. RIT joins a growing number of colleges and universities who are no longer requiring...
Is management the degree for you?
May 14th, 2020
Students in the undergraduate management program are prepared for a wide variety of well-paying and much-needed jobs. Managers are expected to be excellent decision-makers and problem solvers, and Saunders aims to instill solution-based thinking in...
Available Saunders Scholarships - Including NEW 55% Scholarship
May 7th, 2020
A graduate degree brings opportunity for high-level positions and increased salary, but the immediate cost can be a financial burden. Saunders College of Business seeks to alleviate these costs for its students. Here are our scholarships to cut...
RIT Class of 2020 Master Plan gives grads a solid next step
May 4th, 2020
Rochester Institute of Technology has announced a tuition scholarship program for this year’s RIT graduates seeking to further advance their career opportunities while the job market recalibrates and the country responds to the coronavirus pandemic...
Saunders graduate will use supply chain expertise in new position with Amazon
May 4th, 2020
RIT student John Fox credits his time in the U.S. Marine Corps for teaching him about accountability, focus, and dedication—all while developing his passion for logistics and supply chains. Fox, who is graduating with a bachelor’s degree in supply...
Saunders Financial Management Association earns third place in Adirondack Cup
May 1st, 2020
The Adirondack Cup, sponsored by Adirondack Research and Management Inc., is for New York and New England students at participating institutions to create a hypothetical small cap portfolio for six months. The portfolio with the best return on...
Saunders ESD Honorary Society Inducts Five New Members
May 1st, 2020
The international honorary chapter Eta Sigma Delta (ESD) recognized the hard work of five Saunders Hospitality students this week. These students exemplified the four honor pillars that the ESD is built upon: Excellence, Leadership, Creativity,...
RIT Rallies: Alumnus, textile CEO leads company in making millions of facemasks for essential workers
April 29th, 2020
Jonathan Witmer ’91 (computer science) sits at the helm of WestPoint Home, one of the world’s most successful luxury linen and textile companies. But, during these unprecedented times, Witmer’s company has shifted its focus and its workforce is now...
RIT supply chain faculty use impact of COVID-19 as real-world learning opportunity
April 24th, 2020
The devastating impact of COVID-19 on national and global supply chains is being studied by experts all over the world. It has also presented research opportunities for supply chain professors in Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College...
Students use ‘Minecraft’ to recreate a digital RIT campus
April 20th, 2020
One brick at a time — that’s how members of RIT’s Electronic Gaming Society are building a digital version of the RIT campus in the video game Minecraft. As universities across the country closed their campuses and moved to online courses due to...

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