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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 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...
June 17th, 2014
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...

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