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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.

RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability names lab in honor of Sudhakar 'Bal' Dixit
June 25th, 2018
A new lab inside Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), made possible by a $2 million gift from RIT alumnus and former trustee Sudhakar "Bal" Dixit, will provide innovative research and testing on fire-...
Mapping Artificial Intelligence at RIT
June 18th, 2018
Dhireesha Kudithipudi and Christopher Kanan are professors with different kinds of students. Their classrooms are labs, and the students are high-tech computers they are "teaching to think." Kudithipudi, a professor of computer engineering, and...
Ian Mortimer named RIT vice president for Enrollment Management
June 13th, 2018
Ian Mortimer '04 (MBA), who has 25 years of experience in higher education, has been named vice president of Enrollment Management at Rochester Institute of Technology. With an enrollment of nearly 19,000 students, RIT is one of the largest...
Saunders College names John 'Dutch' Summers as 2018 Vanden Brul Award recipient
June 11th, 2018
John "Dutch" Summers, CEO of Graywood Companies, Jasco Heat Treating and Jasco Pharmaceuticals LLC, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award, presented by Saunders College of Business at Rochester...
June 6th, 2018
Whether writing a paper or compiling research data, RIT students have access to a wide range of scholarly databases at their disposal. However, navigating these databases can be tricky at times. Luckily, Saunders College of Business has its very own...
June 5th, 2018
Two teams of MBA students in Saunders College of Business’ Competitive Strategy course in earned Top 100 designations for their performances running companies using the GLO-BUS simulator. Student co-managers of the Billionaire Blazers and Apricot...
May 9th, 2018
Saunders College of Business closed out the 2017-2018 academic year with many honors and awards for both itself and its faculty. Rankings   Graduate Programs US News & World Report ranked Saunders College #73 for Best...
RIT Saunders College of Business names lab in honor of Sklarsky family
May 8th, 2018
Rochester Institute of Technology alumnus and trustee Frank Sklarsky and his family have made a gift to Saunders College of Business that will benefit students for years to come.   The endowed gift helps support costs associated with the...
RIT/NTID honor society inducts 26 new members
May 7th, 2018
Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf inducted 26 new members into the Delta Xi chapter of the Epsilon Pi Tau honor society at a ceremony on May 1. Epsilon Pi Tau recognizes the academic excellence of...
Top RIT News stories and videos for April 2018
May 4th, 2018
Check out all of April's most popular stories and videos below: Top News Stories 1. RIT undergraduate competes on 'Jeopardy!' College Championship program airing April 9 2. RIT honors outstanding professors of the year 3. Student start-up...
Undergraduate research opens doors for Saunders College of Business graduate
May 4th, 2018
University Communications is highlighting a few members of the Class of 2018. See more commencement news at rit.edu/news/commencement. Nathan Raw considers himself an expert at providing simple answers to complex questions, thanks to the...
RIT's business college hosts YEA! Saunders Scholars Competition May 4
May 3rd, 2018
Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology is the host and a sponsor for the 10th annual Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Saunders College Competition on Friday, May 4. The event is expected to draw more than 300...
graduation student delegates
May 3rd, 2018
Saunders College of Business has announced their 2017-2018 graduation student delegates. These delegates, recognized for their outstanding performance within the college, will represent Saunders College at the commencement ceremonies May 11-12....
Developers of emergency mass notification clock win RIT's first STEAM contest
April 30th, 2018
A team of three computer engineering majors has developed a prototype for an emergency mass notification clock, which won the top prize and $5,000 in Rochester Institute of Technology's first STEAM competition. The contest, sponsored by RIT...
Annual Imagine RIT highlights academic and artistic creativity
April 28th, 2018
Christian Goossen was explaining to a visitor an exhibit on how a person might survive on Mars. The visitor asked how far along he was on his Ph.D. "I'm a freshman," replied Goossen, a biotechnology and molecular bioscience major from Chili, N...
Winners announced for RIT/NTID Next Big Idea competition
April 27th, 2018
Five teams of deaf and hard-of-hearing students from Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf went head-to-head April 25 during The Next Big Idea Competition, a Shark Tank-style business competition. Small...
faculty receive tenure
April 27th, 2018
Three Saunders College of Business faculty members were announced as tenure recipients. Dr. Bryan Reinicke, Dr. Joy Olabisi and Dr. Qian Song will receive tenure. Reinicke, who obtained his Ph.D. in Information Systems from Indiana University in...
Fram Board Recognizes Students
April 27th, 2018
The Fram Advisory Board honored Saunders exhibits, recognizing them for their specialized and applied critical thinking. The two teams awarded are “Commercializing Pumice Roofing Tiles in Nicaragua” and “Molecular Glasses Consulting Project —...
south africa
April 27th, 2018
Each year, Saunders College of Business Executive MBA students participate in an eight to ten day international seminar overseas. Each cohort travels to a new destination to explore the international business climate. Students experience...
Saunders College helps raise awareness for Dress for Success at Imagine RIT festival
April 25th, 2018
RIT's Saunders College of Business is partnering with local nonprofit Dress for Success Rochester to make the Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival even more memorable for young visitors who have their sights set on becoming engineers,...

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