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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.

August 27th, 2014
Welcome back to RIT! While many students, faculty and staff were away during the summer months, much was happening on campus. Here are some stories and videos you may have missed: News Big Shot No. 30 returns home to Rochester Institute of...
August 18th, 2014
Ashley Carrington doesn't see technology as a hindrance to effective communication-she looks for ways to use it as a functional tool that enhances how she can interact with others. In her new role as RIT's Student Government president, she plans...
August 15th, 2014
Rochester Institute of Technology is preparing to welcome an estimated 2,700 freshmen to its Henrietta campus on Tuesday, Aug. 19. The university also welcomes about 660 transfer students and 1,175 graduate students attending in the fall....
August 13th, 2014
A talk by respected neurosurgeon, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent and Emmy-award winning journalist Dr. Sanjay Gupta will highlight Rochester Institute of Technology's Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend Oct. 16-19. Gupta will speak to...
August 12th, 2014
Forty high school students from the Rochester City School District-East High, Edison, Benjamin Franklin, Wilson Commencement and School of the Arts, among others-will graduate Saturday after completing an unconventional summer school program at...
August 5th, 2014
After Michelle Gerson-Wagner got engaged, she turned to Pinterest in search of wedding inspiration. One pin in particular would spark what is now a growing tradition among RIT/NTID alumni weddings-Tigerhood of the Traveling Banner. The post...
August 5th, 2014
Rochester Institute of Technology is again being recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's best universities for undergraduate education. The education-services company features RIT in the just-published 2015 edition of its annual...
August 4th, 2014
Shortly after A. John Bartholomew '60 (business administration) graduated, a Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity brother asked him to volunteer for his alma mater. The job was calling other alumni and asking for money for a new campus that was going to...
August 4th, 2014
Adena Thomson is definitely a degree above average. The RIT alumna, who attended Saunders College of Business as an accounting major, maintained a 4.0 GPA to earn her undergraduate degree in 2012 and achieved the same repeat performance of...
August 4th, 2014
Thomas Provo '10 (hospitality and service management) remembers helping behind the counter and eating family dinners as a child at his grandfather's diner in Mount Morris, N.Y. The diner was a gathering spot in the village of 3,000-a place where...
August 4th, 2014
Lisa Talty likes to tell people that she and her husband, Patrick, are the alumni who never went away. Lisa '91, '97 (packaging science, MBA) started attending RIT in 1987. Patrick '92, '02 (criminal justice, MBA) took a few years off between...
July 28th, 2014
It's no secret that universities have become economic development engines, turning knowledge and research into commercialized products and services. Federal economic development leaders are looking to further tap into the "knowledge economy." And...
July 25th, 2014
Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) has received nearly $100,000 from the Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards (NIST) to fund the final phase of fuel cell research designed to create...
July 25th, 2014
Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS) has received nearly $100,000 from the Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to fund the final phase of fuel cell research...
July 24th, 2014
Ever dream of owning your own business? Students at Rochester Institute of Technology get to experience entrepreneurship firsthand at Saunders Summer Startup-a small-business launchpad where young innovators with bright ideas form...
July 22nd, 2014
Sarah White wants a career at NASA-working on robotics to send to Mars. In the meantime, the second-year electrical engineering student at Rochester Institute of Technology is researching an encoded directional system for MILPET (Machine...
July 16th, 2014
Ryan Hait-Campbell, who with three other students at Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf helped start a business intended to help communication between deaf and hearing people, was named Deaf Youth...
July 14th, 2014
They hold key positions at leading companies including Apple, Google, Facebook, Adobe, Levi Strauss, Cisco Systems, Intel and Flickr. In addition, many alumni have taken the entrepreneurial path and are involved in successful startups. "It turns...
July 10th, 2014
Klaus and Brigitte Gueldenpfennig, top executives at REDCOM Laboratories Inc., will receive the 2014 NRS Award, the highest honor given by Rochester Institute of Technology's Nathaniel Rochester Society. The Gueldenpfennigs will receive the...
June 30th, 2014
Forty students from the Rochester City School District can be the next Future Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs (FBLE)-based on attending an unconventional summer school program on the Rochester Institute of Technology campus. The 10 Saturday...

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