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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.

June 4th, 2014
Rochester Institute of Technology applied its START-UP NY certification to entice one of its alumni to open a New York office of his highly successful Connecticut-based company. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday that Datto Inc., launched...
May 26th, 2014
Rochester Institute of Technology received a three-year $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) for a university-wide project that is designed to help convert STEM (science, technology, engineering and...
May 22nd, 2014
Jacqueline Mozrall has been named interim dean of Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology. Mozrall, who currently serves as professor and senior associate dean of RIT's Kate Gleason College of Engineering, will assume...
May 20th, 2014
Bertram Byam Jr., a fifth-year management information systems student, will close his chapter at RIT with this weekend's commencement ceremony. In addition to his studies, the Brooklyn, N.Y., native was involved with Unity House, New Student...
May 14th, 2014
RIT students Isaiah Tyler, Silvia Caraballo and Justin Farnsworth have received the Outstanding Adult Student award. The award recognizes adult students and their achievements in successfully combining full-time college study with other adult...
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...

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