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.

RIT graduate programs rank among best in nation in ‘U.S. News & World Report’ survey
March 30th, 2022
Rochester Institute of Technology graduate degree programs are among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News...
College of Art and Design celebrates alumnus Chance Wright’s transformational gift
March 25th, 2022
Rochester Institute of Technology’s College of Art and Design hosted a dedication ceremony on Friday marking the recent completion of a “transformational” renovation of the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences (SPAS) and honoring the alumnus...
RIT Master Plan cuts tuition in half for eligible alumni
March 21st, 2022
Rochester Institute of Technology is extending a special graduate tuition scholarship program to recent alumni as the COVID-19 pandemic enters its third year. The program helps alumni who graduated during the pandemic enhance their skill set for the...
Saunders makes CEO Magazine's Global MBA Rankings
March 4th, 2022
Saunders’ MBA, EMBA, and Online MBA programs have been ranked among the best in North America and in the world by CEO Magazine. Saunders’ MBA Program is in the top tier of programs in North America, the online program is number 25 globally, and the...
Saunders College promotes gender equality through celebrations of women’s leadership in business
February 27th, 2022
In 2019 and 2021, RIT’s President’s Commission on Women (PCW) conducted two focus groups with women students, faculty, and staff with an aim to determine what it will take to substantially increase the percentage of undergraduate women on campus....
RIT/NTID laboratory director has life-size statue on display for If/Then She Can national exhibit
February 17th, 2022
Those who’ve met Dr. Tiffany Panko know that she conveys a larger-than-life presence when it comes to promoting women in STEM education and careers. And to reflect Panko’s commitment to STEM, the Smithsonian will be featuring her and 119 other women...
International business student leads Women in Business fundraising skating event
February 16th, 2022
Ekua Quagraine, a second-year international business major from Kansas City, Mo., is the current president of Women in Business. Under her leadership, the organization will resume its annual Skate for a Cause event on Feb. 18. Each year, Women in...
The Bonadio Group Partners with RIT to Launch Unique Data Analytics Project
February 10th, 2022
Rochester, N.Y., February 10, 2022 – The Bonadio Group, a nationally ranked Top 50 CPA firm, has partnered with Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) to fund a collaborative research project. This grant, which will...
Saunders College of Business offers STEM-designated programs
January 31st, 2022
Sree Naaga Shiva Rama Geethveer Devineni, a graduate student from Hyderabad, Telangana, India, moved to the U.S. to pursue a master’s degree in global supply chain management from Saunders College of Business after working for two years as an...
Garth Fagan Dance partnership opens with a spirited first act
January 31st, 2022
RIT students are already benefitting from a new partnership with Garth Fagan Dance. RIT Performing Arts Scholars Program students are taking master classes and students are working on a semester-long arts management capstone project to deliver...
Gifts make Saunders College expansion possible
January 31st, 2022
RIT business students can expect major changes to Max Lowenthal Hall, home of Saunders College of Business, after the completion of a more than $20 million expansion and renovation project in fall 2023. The new design, which will nearly double the...
Makerspace complex will transform center of campus
January 31st, 2022
The largest construction project on the RIT campus in more than 50 years remains on track to open in fall 2023. When complete, the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED), a high-tech complex that will centralize the university’s...
‘U.S. News & World Report’ ranks RIT online degree programs among nation’s best
January 25th, 2022
Rochester Institute of Technology has been recognized for offering some of the best online programs in the nation, including Saunders College of Business Executive MBA program, which leaped to No. 9 in the latest rankings. The 2022 U.S. News...
How to Use the Saunders Support Network
January 24th, 2022
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...
RIT student earns Coca-Cola Foundation’s Award for Excellence in Business Commentary
January 12th, 2022
Rachel Romaine, a fourth-year international business and management information systems double major with a minor in digital business from Jacksonville, Fla., received a $10,000 Award for Excellence in Business Commentary from The Executive...
Saunders College of Business MBA programs among Princeton Review rankings
January 11th, 2022
The Executive MBA program at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business is ranked 27th in Princeton Review’s “Top 50 Online MBA Programs for 2022.” The college’s rigorous Executive MBA program is based on developing students’...
Research finds promoting your colleagues’ ideas can boost your influence at work
December 17th, 2021
A recent study co-authored by Kristin Bain, assistant professor of management at Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology, found that a simple technique can help boost your influence at work. That technique, called...
Vignelli Center's 'Beyond Fashion' event unites RIT and community designers
December 6th, 2021
Maddy Schoenfeld has felt a strong sense of community at Rochester Institute of Technology.  That appreciation is fueling efforts to co-organize a fashion show underscoring a partnership between designers in RIT’s College of Art and Design and the...
Baldwin builds career in public health policy
December 1st, 2021
Megan Baldwin ’07 (MBA) was one of the first to know when COVID-19 hit New York. Baldwin, assistant secretary of health in the New York State Executive Chamber, received a call in the middle of the night from the health commissioner alerting her to...
Alumna establishes RRH's College of Health Careers
December 1st, 2021
Executive MBA alumna Deborah Stamps ’18 was named president of Rochester Regional Health’s (RRH) new College of Health Careers. Stamps led the charge to establish the college, which welcomed its first cohort of nursing students in March 2021. In...

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