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 Shelly Meyer at smmmkt@rit.edu with RIT University News Service.

Saunders Faculty and Staff Go Above and Beyond
October 29th, 2021
The hard work and dedication of the Saunders College of Business faculty is what gives us an edge over the rest and contributes to what many consider a small college feel at a large technology university. We would like to recognize some of our...
RIT/NTID partners with Garth Fagan Dance
October 21st, 2021
Rochester Institute of Technology students are already benefitting from a new partnership with Garth Fagan Dance, with RIT Performing Arts Scholarship students taking master classes downtown and students working on a semester-long arts management...
Hospitality alumnus barbecues a delicious business and community success story
October 19th, 2021
A community that barbecues together stays together, and Ryan Brooks’ extended community of family, employees, and customers associated with the Brooks’ House of Bar-B-Q thrived together. During the pandemic, his sweet and tangy barbecue chicken was...
RIT receives gift from IDI Billing Solutions to support diversity initiatives
October 18th, 2021
A gift from IDI Billing Solutions, a global provider of cloud-based billing, automation and workflow solutions for Communications Service Providers, will help Rochester Institute of Technology fund a series of important diversity initiatives. The...
Cutting-Edge Financial Education at Saunders
October 15th, 2021
Learning finance and accounting at Saunders College of Business puts students ahead of the curve and in employers’ sights as programs are nationally ranked and curriculum is regularly revised with feedback from the finance and accounting advisory...
Marketing and MIS: Analytics for a Better Business
October 15th, 2021
Learning analytics at Saunders College of Business puts students ahead of the competition and in employers’ sights. Both the marketing and management information systems (MIS) classes are up-to-date, industry-driven, and based on feedback from...
Munson says campus is lively, growing
October 14th, 2021
RIT President David Munson said the campus now is as lively as he’s ever seen it, with students enjoying activities, this weekend’s Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend, and construction projects at full speed. “There is a lot of pent-up energy...
Alumni News and Recognitions
October 12th, 2021
Check out some of the great things our 136,000 Saunders alumni are doing around the globe. Submit your latest career move or latest achievement to communications@saunders.rit.edu. September 2021 Justin Di Pasquale ’15 (MBA), Denishea Ortiz '04 (...
RIT surpasses $76 million in research funding in 2020-21 pandemic year
October 11th, 2021
Rochester Institute of Technology’s sponsored research awards surpassed $76 million for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, another significant milestone in spite of the challenges posed to research efforts brought about by the pandemic. This follows...
Global Intelligence to Manage Across Borders and Industries
October 8th, 2021
Saunders College of Business teaches students how to thrive in an increasingly global, connected, and diverse business environment. Through its hospitality and tourism management, international business, or management degrees, students gain an...
Driving Innovation and Global Networks for Efficiencies and Growth
October 8th, 2021
Saunders College of Business combines cutting-edge technology, strong business practices, and engineering knowledge, giving students what they need to succeed in competitive industries. Working with The Simone Center for Innovation and...
Faculty compensation is focus of NSF-sponsored research
October 8th, 2021
As a scientist and associate professor, Annemarie Ross is nothing but confident when it comes to teaching chemistry to students with differing abilities, or explaining the complexities of climate science to Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. But...
Integrate Technology to Drive Business
October 5th, 2021
Through Saunders College of Business’ six science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs; master of business administration (MBA), accounting and analytics, business analytics, finance, global supply chain management (GSCM), and...
Accomplishments from Saunders Students
October 5th, 2021
At Saunders College of Business, students are always on to something amazing, even before graduating! If you are a student at Saunders College and have exciting news to share, email communications@saunders.rit.edu. September 2021 Charlie King ’21...
RIT joins with New York state chapter of HIMSS to help students start careers in healthcare IT management
October 4th, 2021
RIT students hoping to enter the healthcare IT workforce now have a jumpstart, as the university joins with the New York state chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). RIT has joined HIMSS as an Academic...
Student wins distinguished Statler Scholarship of Excellence
September 24th, 2021
Ndidiamaka “Ndidi” Chimah, a third-year hospitality and tourism management major from Baltimore, has been awarded the Statler Scholarship of Excellence. This prestigious scholarship, valued at $25,000, is awarded to students that go above and beyond...
Brick City Weekend returns Oct. 15-17
September 22nd, 2021
This year’s Rochester Institute of Technology’s Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend, Oct. 15 through 17, features numerous in-person events including entertainment, men’s and women’s hockey, speakers, escape rooms, axe throwing, a zip line,...
Calling Applicants for the Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Student Award
September 22nd, 2021
Saunders College of Business is proud to offer the Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Student Award. This award will be presented to an RIT student who has proven their potential to become a successful entrepreneur.  The student award is being...
Students make finals—and history—as part of autonomous race at Indianapolis Speedway
September 21st, 2021
Many only dream of racing the historic oval at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Several RIT engineering and computing students will make that dream come true. Members of RIT’s Autonomous Vehicle team will join partner universities as finalists in the...
Saunders College of Business jumps 16 spots in ‘Bloomberg Businessweek’ rankings
September 16th, 2021
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business’ MBA program jumped 16 spots in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2021 rankings of best full-time MBA programs in the nation. Saunders College ranked No. 77 overall, with a diversity rating of...

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