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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.

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...
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...
Saunders’s Financial Management Association gains ranking in week two of competition
October 30th, 2019
The Financial Management Association (FMA) at Saunders College of Business has entered into its 9th annual Adirondack Cup Competition – the beginning of a six-month stock-picking challenge sponsored by Adirondack Research and Management Inc. From...
First annual Recommence event celebrates exceptional Saunders faculty and staff
October 30th, 2019
The first annual Recommence event was held October 17 to honor exemplary Saunders faculty and staff, as well as reconnect Saunders alumni in a celebration of college success. Recommence continued the traditions of the Saunders College of Business...
E. Philip Saunders gifts $7.5 million to RIT
October 29th, 2019
At an Oct. 29 celebration at Rochester Institute of Technology, E. Philip Saunders announced a $7.5 million gift to the business college that bears his name. Saunders, president and CEO of Saunders Management Co. and a longtime supporter of RIT, has...
Ranked in Top 5 Nationally – Saunders Provides a Foundation for Company Founders
October 28th, 2019
Saunders College of Business ranks #5 in the nation according to Bloomberg Businessweek’s study on colleges with the highest percentage of alumni who have started their own businesses. Students and alumni cite the “mixture of technology and...
What is Supply Chain Management?
October 24th, 2019
Supply chain management (SCM) combines business and engineering to provide high quality products and services to a global market. This program is perfect for aspiring: Supply chain managers Business analysts Manufacturing specialists...
RIT Center for Urban Entrepreneurship business pitch contest results in economic boost for local fledgling businesses
October 21st, 2019
Local entrepreneur Katarina Schwarz knows how to capitalize on a great idea. As founder and CEO of Rochester’s first Kombucha brewery, Schwarz is doing her part to revitalize the city with the help of experts from Rochester Institute of Technology’s...
RIT launches Napier Leadership Experience for students in the School of Individualized Study
October 21st, 2019
Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Individualized Study is offering a unique program to help its students hone their leadership skills. SOIS launched the inaugural Napier Leadership Experience with a day-long leadership retreat on Oct. 11...
Financial aid for your graduate business degree
October 17th, 2019
Is a graduate business degree worth the investment? A higher education requires a commitment of time and effort, but the cost is the key reason most students may choose not to pursue a graduate degree. However, with a higher degree comes a higher...
RIT’s ESD Honorary Chapters experience growth and international recognition
October 16th, 2019
Saunders hospitality and tourism students have the opportunity to join Eta Sigma Delta (ESD), an international honor society that recognizes high-achieving students who have completed at least half of their credit hours. “The professional benefits...
RIT’s Saunders College of Business online Executive MBA program ranks in top 10 Poets nationwide listing
October 14th, 2019
The online Executive MBA program in Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business was named 10th in the list of online MBA programs in the nation by Poets...
RIT Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff honors employee service
October 8th, 2019
RIT honored employees on Tuesday, Oct. 8, with the annual Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff ceremony in Ingle Auditorium. The awards are presented to staff members who exemplify outstanding service and dedication to the university and who...
RIT student wins prestigious scholarship for studies in hospitality and tourism management
October 2nd, 2019
Lauryn Fulton, a third-year hospitality and tourism management major in Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business, has won the Statler Foundation Scholarship of Excellence. This is the ninth consecutive year that the Statler...
Supply Chain Management
September 30th, 2019
What is supply chain management? Supply chain management (SCM) combines business and engineering to provide high quality products and services to a global market.   This program is perfect for aspiring: Supply chain managers Business analysts...
Vanden Brul Student Awards
September 27th, 2019
Saunders College of Business is proud to introduce the Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Student Award. This new award will be presented to an RIT student who has proven their potential to become a successful entrepreneur. The...

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