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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 is Growing!
April 7th, 2020
Saunders College of Business is growing! The facility expansion will increase the building’s current footprint by nearly 80 percent. Developments include additional classrooms, applied research laboratories, event space and student team rooms....
RIT’s Saunders College of Business waives GMAT/GRE tests for fall 2020 graduate applicants
April 6th, 2020
In an unprecedented decision, Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business is now accepting applications for fall 2020 graduate education without standardized tests, including Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and...
‘U.S. News’ rankings highlight RIT graduate programs
April 2nd, 2020
RIT graduate programs are among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News annual statistical survey of graduate programs. RIT master’s degree programs in engineering, business and fine arts feature in the U.S. News...
Deposit Deadline Extended for Fall 2020 and Virtual Classroom Resources
April 1st, 2020
As the impact of COVID-19 has led to secondary school closures and SAT/ACT cancellations, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) has extended the deposit deadline for accepted students to June 1. Saunders College of Business and RIT recognize that...
GMAT/GRE Waiver for Fall 2020
April 1st, 2020
Due to the uncertainty created by COVID-19 and the closure of standardized test centers, effective immediately Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is accepting applications for fall 2020 without standardized tests...
Alumni Update: Get your cell phone wet? Redux has a solution
March 31st, 2020
Entrepreneur Reuben Zielinski ’85 (electrical engineering) ’96 (EMBA) believes that generating a great idea is actually the easiest part of the product development process. The hardest part? Convincing other people that what you have is a great...
RIT alumni hop on the craft-beer boom
March 31st, 2020
While dating in college, Aaren Simoncini ’09 (finance) and Precious Putnam ’09 (ASL-English interpretation) wanted to take a class together. They settled on Wines of the World, which then led to Simoncini taking a Beers of the World elective. “It...
RIT Accounting Students Volunteer During Tax Season
March 6th, 2020
Since 2016, the volunteer program Creating Assets, Savings and Hope (CASH) has had over 123 Rochester area college students complete 1,343 tax returns for families in need. This tax season, students from Saunders College of Business at Rochester...
Scholarships Available for Grad School
March 5th, 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 the...
Student Spotlight: International student studies at three RIT campuses through global scholars program
February 28th, 2020
In the past four years, fourth-year international business student Ioana Ifrim has studied at three different RIT campuses around the world. She has been a student at RIT Dubai, RIT Croatia in Zagreb and the RIT campus in Rochester. Growing up in...
For Aspiring Finance Majors
February 25th, 2020
Learn about Saunders’ finance degree, as well as career options and outlook for finance students. What is Finance? A finance degree at Saunders provides training on management, creation and study of money, banking, investments, assets and...
RIT business professor receives entrepreneurship service award
February 19th, 2020
dt ogilvie, Distinguished Professor of Urban Entrepreneurship at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business, has received the Young Entrepreneurz Solutions Entrepreneurship Service Award for her role in promoting youth...
Co-op stories: Google
February 14th, 2020
Jarod Farchione, a fourth-year management information systems student, applied his knowledge of business to the technological sector for his co-op. Over the summer, Farchione worked as an account strategist intern at the Google campus in Mountain...
Business Exploration
February 13th, 2020
What is Business Exploration? Saunders College of Business offers the business exploration program for students interested in the business field but unsure which major to choose. This allows students to experience some foundational programs in a...
Professor dt ogilvie receives YES Entrepreneurship Service Award
February 13th, 2020
Saunders distinguished professor Dr. dt ogilvie has been selected as the recipient of the Young Entrepreneurz Solutions (YES) Entrepreneurship Service Award for her role in promoting youth entrepreneurship. The YES Entrepreneurship Service Award...
Rochester’s top women business leaders featured at RIT leadership conference
February 5th, 2020
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business hosts the 11th annual Power Your Potential Women’s Conference on Friday, Feb. 28, in RIT’s Louise Slaughter Hall. The conference theme this year is “Embracing Our Voice and Leading...
Make Industry Connections at Saunders
February 3rd, 2020
Making industry connections is a sure-fire way to advance your career. Being a student at Saunders means that you have the opportunity to interact with industry professionals on a daily basis. Get to know the people that give Saunders its cutting-...
How to Use the Saunders Support Network
January 31st, 2020
As a graduate student at Saunders, you have a support system of staff dedicated to your education and career goals. Anything you have questions about, your team can help with from the application process past graduation. The “Your Team” directory...
Up to 40% Scholarship to Earn Your MBA in One Year
January 27th, 2020
Undergraduate students at Saunders 4+1 partner schools have the opportunity to earn their Master of Business Administration (MBA) in one year after completing their undergraduate degree thanks to RIT’s Accelerated 4+1 MBA program. The program allows...
Free Tax Return help? Building Resumes and Community
January 23rd, 2020
Saunders students are helping their community and gaining valuable business skills through the volunteer program Creating Assets, Savings and Hope (CASH).  The CASH coalition is made up of over 40 organizations working to provide financial services...

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