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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’s online degree programs ranked among nation’s best in 2020
January 14th, 2020
Rochester Institute of Technology has been recognized for offering some of the best online programs in the nation. The 2020 U.S. News...
Find a Flexible Master’s Program for Your Goals and Your Schedule
December 18th, 2019
A master’s degree can increase your salary by 77% according to BusinessBecause. It is also the minimum requirement for many high-level management positions. With a variety of master’s programs ranking in Eduniversal’s Best Masters list, Saunders...
RIT’s Saunders College of Business welcomes hundreds of high school students for DECA regional business competition Dec. 19
December 17th, 2019
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business will welcome more than 600 local high school students to campus for the New York State Region 10 DECA competition. Students will present business plans to local business leaders who...
Simone Center Investor Demo Night prepares budding student entrepreneurs for encounters with potential investors
December 17th, 2019
RIT student Pritam Poddar is hoping that his idea for a 3D-printer software application will one day solve manufacturing problems associated with making complex, expensive parts. But for now, Poddar is using what he has learned at RIT’s Simone...
Saunders is one of the “Best Business Schools for 2020” According to The Princeton Review
November 25th, 2019
Saunders College of Business was named one of the “Best Business Schools for 2020” by the Princeton Review. In a press release offered by the company, their Editor-in-Chief Rob Franek said, “We recommend RIT as an excellent choice for a student...
RIT’s Saunders College of Business launches Leadership Academy
November 20th, 2019
A new certificate program launched by Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business is helping to develop strong leaders who are equipped to tackle personal, relational and global challenges. The Leadership Academy@Saunders,...
Supply Chain Management Faculty Member Contributes to LMI Project
November 20th, 2019
In early 2016, Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management Steven Carnovale started a project with a group of his colleagues: The Logistics Manager’s Index (LMI). “The idea was discussed between myself, Dr. Dale Rogers of Arizona State...
RIT welcomes creative students with performing arts scholarships
November 19th, 2019
In an effort to help Rochester Institute of Technology develop the leading performing arts program in the nation for non-majors, nearly 150 first-year students interested in performing arts this year received partial scholarships. The new...
Alumni Update: Taco ’bout ingenuity: Grad invention hits market
November 18th, 2019
Elliot Benitez ’07 (marketing) was eating dinner with his mother during RIT’s winter break when he noticed that his mom kept getting up to warm tortillas over the stove. Benitez thought there had to be a better way and wondered if anyone was...
Alumni Update: Providing a glimmer of hope to those in need
November 18th, 2019
One thing has remained constant as Christina Gullo has advanced in her career—her passion for helping people. Gullo ’06 (Executive MBA) is president and CEO of Villa of Hope, a youth and family services organization in Rochester dedicated to...
Learning from Industry: Employers keep RIT’s curriculum forward-looking
November 18th, 2019
In a new lab on RIT’s campus, engineering students can experiment with the latest internet-connected sensors that make today’s factories “smart.” One building over, computer science professors are helping their students stand out to future...
Breakdown of Grad School Applications
November 15th, 2019
The Application Itself The Saunders grad school application is designed to be convenient for our applicants. You can apply for up to three programs at once and save your progress to come back at any time. RIT students and alums can use their...
Business Abroad
November 14th, 2019
What is international business? The international business program at Saunders is designed to give students the knowledge to act with cultural understanding when facilitating business between international entities. With the additional co-major or...
Saunders College of Business cited in ‘Bloomberg Businessweek’ rankings
November 12th, 2019
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business’ MBA program has been noted for being among the best full-time programs in the nation in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2019 rankings. Saunders College ranked No. 93 overall, with an...
Entrepreneurs Conference takes center stage at RIT
November 8th, 2019
Entrepreneurship took center stage Nov. 7 at RIT at the 15th annual Entrepreneurs Conference, co-sponsored by Saunders College of Business and Albert J. Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, featuring informational networking sessions,...
Q Computing security lecturer and Army Reservist Justin Pelletier
November 8th, 2019
RIT computing security lecturer Justin Pelletier is back to his regular office hours this semester, after taking part in a six-month-long military tour in Afghanistan earlier this year. As an Army Reserve counterintelligence officer, Pelletier...
Student Spotlight: Celebrating Native American Heritage Month
November 7th, 2019
The United States has dedicated the month of November to celebrating Native American Heritage Month (NAHM) every year since 1994. For Jessika Quijada, a second-year business management student, NAHM is a time to not only remember her history, but to...
RIT names six new members to its board of trustees
November 7th, 2019
Rochester Institute of Technology appointed six new members to its board of trustees. The appointments were announced at the Nov. 7 board meeting. Joining the RIT Board of Trustees are: Mark G. Barberio, retired business executive turned angel...
International Business Students get F-1 STEM OPT, 24-month work extensions
November 6th, 2019
STEM OPT Gives International Students Hands-on Experience If you are an international graduate student majoring in Computational Finance, Business Analytics, or Global Supply Chain Management, you have the opportunity to apply for a STEM Optional...
Careers, job growth, and coursework for aspiring accountants
November 1st, 2019
Careers in Accounting Accounting is so much different than it used to be. More than ever before, accountants are being asked to utilize technology skills to work with and manage accounting information systems, communication tools, and social media...

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