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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, or explore our business faculty experts page to find faculty specializing in the topic you are covering.

June 14th, 2016
An RIT alumnus and board member of Come Out With Pride Orlando said the worst mass shooting in American history will make the gay community stronger. "Not a single day goes by when there isn't an act of homophobia somewhere in the world," said...
June 2nd, 2016
During the 2016 Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival on May 7, Peggy Tirrell was doing what she always does during celebratory events at Rochester Institute of Technology. She had her Sony Nex-6 camera in hand and was taking pictures...
June 2nd, 2016
Lemonade Day, a national program that teaches children how to own and operate their own businesses, is coming to Rochester on June 4. Twenty-one lemonade stands will be open at multiple sites throughout the city and Monroe County, with...
May 26th, 2016
For a second time, Rochester Institute of Technology has been invited to participate with universities worldwide in the Peer to Peer (P2P): Challenging Extremism Initiative. Now in its third year, the U.S. Department of State sponsored program...
May 20th, 2016
The workforce of the future must have a broad-based education that encourages collaboration and convergence with other people passionate about their fields. That was the message shared with approximately 4,000 graduating students Friday at...
May 19th, 2016
Getting into-and staying in-an honors program is no walk in the park. That's why the 100 students graduating this May from RIT's undergraduate Honors Program are so excited to wear the well-earned academic orange stole that says to the world, "I...
May 18th, 2016
Fourth-year accounting major Alexander Kuqali, a native of Pittsburgh, will serve as the 2016 commencement speaker for Saunders College of Business. Kuqali played the last four seasons for the RIT men's hockey team, serving as an assistant captain...
May 18th, 2016
Santina "Tina" McKean says when she walks on the RIT campus she is a "regular student, not Luke's mom"-although both mother and son are both graduating from the university this May. It took six long years for Tina, a mother of three from...
May 18th, 2016
Rajendran (Raj) Murthy is the blog creator of Digbert's World: Marketing seen through an engineer's eyes. "Digbert describes my life in 30 seconds," said the associate professor of marketing at Saunders College of Business about his educational...
May 17th, 2016
M&T Bank will offer annual scholarships of up to $25,000 to two Rochester Institute of Technology students in the university's Rochester City Scholars Program. RIT's Rochester City Scholars provides full tuition scholarship and other...
May 10th, 2016
Rochester Institute of Technology has appointed two new members to its Board of Trustees. The new trustees, each of whom are business leaders from diverse industries, were announced during the RIT board meeting held on May 5. Helping to move the...
May 9th, 2016
Milestones under the leadership of President Destler RIT by the Numbers William W. Destler, Rochester Institute of Technology's ninth president, announced today (May 9, 2016) that he will retire at the end of the 2016-2017 academic year...
May 7th, 2016
Battling robots, portable coffee makers, glass blowing and devices to help people with mobility issues: These were just some of the more than 400 exhibits on display at the ninth annual Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival. The...
May 4th, 2016
Four Saunders College of Business students at Rochester Institute of Technology created new marketing strategies to attract new millennial customers to Macy's department stores. The team earned first place for RIT in Macy's Undergraduate...
May 3rd, 2016
Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology is the host for the eighth annual Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Saunders Scholars Competition on Friday, May 6. The winners will have the opportunity to present their business...
May 2nd, 2016
Dogs are social animals, and they would like nothing more than to be by your side 24/7. But if that's not possible, there's a new way to monitor their behavior when left home alone. One of the featured exhibits at Saunders College of Business...

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