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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 option on getting your messages out to the Saunders community.

May 13th, 2014
Hannah Miller worked three jobs to help support herself while attending Saunders College of Business-and said all the hard work has paid off. The accounting major is graduating with a degree in business administration from Rochester Institute of...
May 9th, 2014
Three students from Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf say their days of oversleeping may soon be a thing of the past after winning this year's "Next Big Idea" competition to better the lives of deaf and...
May 7th, 2014
The Access Technology IdeaLab@RIT is a brainstorming marathon-run on sheer adrenalin. And the most recent one held the last weekend of April was no exception. Several teams of Rochester Institute of Technology students and their coaches had a...
May 6th, 2014
Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology, Junior Achievement of Rochester and the Rochester City School District are teaming up for the ninth straight year to educate school children about business, economics and free...
May 3rd, 2014
Five teams of student entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas and won a total of $5,750 in cash at Tiger Tank, an RIT program modeled on ABC-TV's Shark Tank. Tiger Tank, hosted by Saunders College of Business, was a featured event at the Albert...
May 3rd, 2014
What is it like to navigate the turns of an autocross course, riding inches off the ground in a homemade electric vehicle capable of doing 55 mph? "A lot of it is a blur," said Wheeler Law, a second-year computer science major from Marblehead,...
April 30th, 2014
A team of nine students from Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology placed fourth in the 2014 Adirondack Cup Competition against teams from 18 participating colleges across New York and the Northeast. The competition is...
April 28th, 2014
A team from Rochester Institute of Technology took first place in the social/nonprofit category at the New York Business Plan Competition in Albany. Imagine Soap, led by Brendan Gordon, an MFA student in industrial design from New Orleans, with...
April 25th, 2014
Three local agencies serving individuals with disabilities seek to benefit from the innovative problem solutions conceived this weekend at Rochester Institute of Technology's IdeaLab focusing on access technology. The IdeaLab@RIT is designed to...
April 21st, 2014
Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink . . . Rachel Carson-Silent Spring Clean drinking water represents life. And it's a precious commodity if you live in countries where there is a limited supply-places like the Dominican Republic...
April 17th, 2014
Adriana Boveda-Lambie, assistant professor of marketing at Saunders College of Business, is always looking for local businesses to participate in her class projects. "I believe it is a good learning experience for the students and a way for...
April 17th, 2014
Three teams of students from Rochester Institute of Technology have advanced to the final round of the New York Business Plan Competition, where they will go head-to-head, April 25, with participating colleges in the Finger Lakes region for the...
April 10th, 2014
Rochester Institute of Technology is the first private university to be selected to participate in the state's START-UP NY business development initiative, officials announced today. The state has approved two RIT-owned properties-40 Franklin St...
April 9th, 2014
The first Graduate Education Week at Rochester Institute of Technology will be held April 14-18 and features speakers, workshops, information fairs and a keynote address delivered by Callie Babbitt, assistant professor in the Golisano Institute...
April 8th, 2014
The co-owners of Century Mold Inc. and Parlec Inc. first met 34 years ago, have been business partners for 22 years, and have never had a single argument, said Ronald Ricotta about Michael Nuccitelli. "We are each other's support system in good...
April 7th, 2014
Each year, the senior leaders of the colleges and centers select one graduate from each college who represents the best of RIT. This year, RIT honors 10 distinguished alumni who stand out among the more than 110,000 accomplished graduates. The...
April 4th, 2014
The prime minister of Kosovo visited a brewery in Pristina owned by two RIT graduates. Alex Butler '11 (MBA) and Etida Zeka '09, '10 (applied arts and sciences, MBA) opened Sabaja Craft Brewery June 2013. They bottle American-style craft beer by...
April 4th, 2014
Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology is recognized in the top 100 programs listed in the Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2014 rankings by Bloomberg Businessweek. Since 1988, Businessweek has published annual...
April 3rd, 2014
Rochester Institute of Technology announced today that dt ogilvie is stepping down as dean of Saunders College of Business to take a new title with the university. Effective June 30, ogilvie will become RIT's Distinguished Professor of Urban...

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