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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.

August 3rd, 2020
The unexpected transition to remote learning during the spring semester challenged faculty across RIT to experiment, create, and deploy new methods of instruction to ensure student success. As the university gears up for in-person and online...
July 24th, 2020
RIT is requiring all students, faculty, and staff to monitor their health for COVID-19 symptoms according to New York state regulations. The new policy will help protect the health and safety of the community at RIT and in the Greater Rochester area...
July 20th, 2020
As the RIT community prepares to return to campus this fall, an environment of physical distancing and reduced classroom occupancies has added a new component to the course scheduling process. Throughout the summer, teams in every college have...
July 14th, 2020
The Rochester Business Journal and The Daily Record collected nearly 40,000 votes from local businesses and legal communities for its Reader Rankings Awards. Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) received recognition in three education categories...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...

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