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.

A Graduate Degree to Enhance Any Resume
March 24th, 2021
A master's of business administration (MBA) in accounting at Saunders College of Business gives you the tools to become an asset to any business. Our joint-focus on business and technology will make you an asset in this ever-expanding industry. With...
Saunders College of Business awarded $4.7M state grant to support building renovation, expansion
March 17th, 2021
RIT’s Saunders College of Business was awarded a $4.7 million grant from New York state as part of the Higher Education Capital Matching Grant Program. The grant will support the planned major renovation and expansion to Max Lowenthal Hall, home of...
Double master’s degree graduate sets sights on entrepreneurship
March 12th, 2021
JayShaud Potter has taken advantage of studying at two university campuses, earning multiple degrees. The NTID-supported student from Michigan earned his undergraduate degree in applied arts and sciences at the Henrietta campus, then traveled to RIT...
RIT/NTID establishes new bachelor’s degree program in community development and inclusive leadership
March 10th, 2021
RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf has received approval from the New York State Education Department for a bachelor’s degree program in community development and inclusive leadership. The new program will admit its first students in...
RIT holds student contest to name the Innovative Maker and Learning Complex
March 1st, 2021
The Innovative Maker and Learning Complex will be a building like no other on the RIT campus, and an alumnus who is helping make it possible wants RIT students to give it a name to remember. Name the IMLC contest, which started on March 1, is for...
The Leader at the Intersection of Business and Technology
March 1st, 2021
All Saunders undergraduate programs have technology built into the curriculum. With state-of-the-art facilities, the latest software, cutting-edge technology, and a focus on data analytics, Saunders graduates are prepared for an increasingly...
RIT hospitality students deliver 1,000 cookies to local first responders
February 26th, 2021
When students in RIT’s hospitality and tourism management clubs realized COVID-19 restrictions would prevent them from executing their annual Valentine’s Day fundraiser dinner, they decided to redirect their efforts to give back to the community...
Driving Startups and Innovation at Saunders
February 23rd, 2021
New products and services, developed on a foundation of rapidly advancing technology and innovative creators, undergo perpetual development. The master of science technology innovation management and entrepreneurship (TIME) program at Saunders...
TransDigm Group funds new scholarships to help underrepresented students at RIT
February 12th, 2021
Rochester Institute of Technology is establishing a new scholarship program to help underrepresented students thanks to a pledge from TransDigm Group Inc. The Doug Peacock Scholarship will provide 75 awards in total for three cohort groups of five...
Saunders College of Business expands research with Jewish Senior Life partnership
February 3rd, 2021
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business has announced an extension of its unique partnership with Jewish Senior Life, a Continuing Care Retirement Community based in Rochester, N.Y. Over the next five years, the Jewish...
RIT’s Tiger Spirit hits campus with branded face coverings
January 29th, 2021
RIT’s Tiger Spirit will soon be felt—and seen—on campus with the addition of a branded version of the year’s most essential accessory. About 25,000, three-ply cloth face coverings, emblazoned with the RIT logo and a roaring tiger image, will be...
Scholarships Available for Grad School
January 28th, 2021
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...
RIT’s online degree programs ranked among nation’s best in 2021
January 26th, 2021
Rochester Institute of Technology has been recognized for offering some of the best online programs in the nation. The 2021 U.S. News...
RIT’s Saunders College of Business jumps 33 spots in Poets&Quants nationwide listing
January 22nd, 2021
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business ranked 58th in the list of business schools in the nation by Poets...
Beacon Education announces partnership with RIT
January 19th, 2021
Beacon Education, the world’s largest provider of online graduate degrees to China, is excited to announce its newest partnership with Rochester Institute of Technology, beginning with RIT’s Saunders College of Business and the online MS in business...
Saunders College renovation, expansion to begin soon
January 15th, 2021
A transformational gift from serial entrepreneur and philanthropist E. Philip Saunders will help fund a major renovation and expansion to Max Lowenthal Hall, home of RIT’s Saunders College of Business. The $18 million project will add more than 35,...
Professor driving multidisciplinary research with real-time technology
January 15th, 2021
Life has been a bit of a whirlwind for Shaun Foster ’02 (MFA) since securing a MegaGrant from Epic Games, the creators behind Unreal Engine and popular video games such as Fortnite. The undergraduate program director of 3D digital design in RIT’s...
New economy majors connect with emerging careers
January 15th, 2021
Analytical thinking, complex problem solving, creativity, resiliency, and flexibility are among the top skills needed for emerging careers by 2025, according to the World Economic Forum’s “The Future of Jobs Report,” released in October....
Pandemic changes academics but standards remain the same
January 15th, 2021
First, RIT was forced to close campus operations in March and transition to alternative learning methods. Then, faculty and staff were tasked with developing a creative academic portfolio of online, blended, and in-person classes for the fall. Now...
Live birds, management for introverts, and creating new foods among classes awaiting RIT students
December 21st, 2020
You thought 2020 was bad? Try living in the dark underworld of 19th-century Victorian England, which featured poverty, cholera, epidemics, the Summer of the Great Stink (which led to the first modern urban sewage system), madhouses, arsenic...

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