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.

Saunders College students rank in top 1 percent of global business simulation tournament
December 16th, 2020
This past semester, Saunders College of Business undergraduate management students continued a tradition of excellence, ranking in the top 1 percent of the prestigious Capsim Capstone Business Simulation. The simulation, which is a worldwide...
Faculty from four RIT campuses collaborate to teach global business class
December 14th, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted education at all levels across the globe, but Professor Zhi Tang said that one silver lining is that it has made people more comfortable with remote teaching and learning tools, opening the doors for new...
Expanded RIT Master Plan gives grads a solid next step
December 10th, 2020
Rochester Institute of Technology has announced an extension to a tuition scholarship program for RIT graduates seeking to further advance their career opportunities while the job market recalibrates and the country responds to the coronavirus...
RIT rolls out new Slack Enterprise Grid as collaboration tool for academic and business needs
December 4th, 2020
RIT is offering an expanded version of Slack, the popular interactive software, with features to improve coursework and project collaborations. Slack Enterprise Grid, the comprehensive version, offers upgrades to messaging across multiple,...
Saunders College of Business 2020 Award Winners
December 3rd, 2020
Saunders College of Business holds annual awards to honor faculty, staff, alumni and friends. These awards exemplify those who live out the College’s mission and vision! For additional information about the nomination process, visit the Saunders...
Department of International Hospitality and Service Innovation 2020 Award Winners
December 3rd, 2020
The Department of International Hospitality and Service Innovation (IHSI) at Saunders College of Business holds awards annually to honor the program's exceptional alumni. The three awards are named after exemplary alums, Sarah Margaret Gillam, Dr....
Combination of Technical Skill and Business Acumen
December 2nd, 2020
The management information systems (MIS) undergraduate degree at Saunders College of Business combines business and technical skills, allowing students to have one foot in each realm for a versatile business career. Students enjoy the degree as a...
Mastering Customer Experience
December 1st, 2020
Graduates from Saunders College of Business hospitality and tourism management (HTM) master of science program are professional “guestologists,” mastering customer experience and the market behind it. With access to cutting-edge technology and state...
The World at Your Fingertips
November 11th, 2020
The international business program at Saunders College of Business is designed to give students the knowledge to act with cultural understanding when facilitating business between international entities. With the additional co-major or minor of...
RIT to increase in-person course offerings for spring semester
November 9th, 2020
RIT students will have the opportunity to enroll in more than 1,000 in-person courses for spring semester when registration opens today. While course modalities for spring will still include a mix of in-person, blended, and online courses, the...
RIT Venture Creations business incubator will move to downtown Rochester
November 6th, 2020
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Venture Creations business incubator will soon relocate from its headquarters on John Street in Henrietta to 40 Franklin St., in the heart of Rochester’s Downtown Innovation Zone. The move, expected to be complete...
RIT researcher uses data to help wearable technology companies connect with consumers
November 4th, 2020
New research is evaluating how wearable technology companies can better engage with their customers and humanize relationships in machine-mediated environments built to promote healthy behavior. For more than four years, Duygu Akdevelioglu, an...
October 27th, 2020
The supply chain management (SCM) program at Saunders College of Business combines cutting-edge technology, strong business practices and engineering, giving students the knowledge to succeed in this competitive industry. They are taught the latest...
Why Choose Global Supply Chain Management?
October 27th, 2020
Among the many changes in 2020, one thing has proven right. The supply chain is resilient! The STEM-designated global supply chain management (GSCM) master of science program at Saunders College of Business ranks #41 Best MS programs in the world by...
RIT spring semester will begin Jan. 25
October 19th, 2020
RIT classes for spring semester will begin Jan. 25, according to an announcement by Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Ellen Granberg. The semester will also include three “recharge” days and one reading day prior to final exams...
Tiger Alumni Week offers dozens of virtual activities
October 16th, 2020
Virtual reunions, interactive programs, talks, a 5K, e-Sports, and even Tiger Trivia are just some of the dozens of events slated for Tiger Alumni Week, beginning Monday for RIT alumni, students, families, faculty, and staff. RIT’s Office of...
RIT named a top U.S. school for international students with post-graduation employment
October 2nd, 2020
Rochester Institute of Technology has been ranked among the top U.S. schools for international students to engage in post-graduation employment in both STEM and non-STEM fields. The Student and Exchange Visitor Program named RIT one of the top 100...
NSF award helps professors develop a data science course for non-computing majors
September 30th, 2020
Rochester Institute of Technology professors have received a National Science Foundation award to develop a hands-on data science course for non-computing majors. The course will first be offered at RIT and then across the country, in an effort to...
September 28th, 2020
Students in Saunders management program are prepared for a wide variety of careers because of the program’s structure. During a student’s undergraduate career, she/he is exposed to well-rounded experiences that transcend career industries....
Accounting degree embedded in technology
September 28th, 2020
Accounting is much different than it used to be! Accountants today are being asked to utilize technology to work with and manage accounting information systems and communication tools such as social media to interact with customers and build the...

Pages