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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.

November 19th, 2013
Loss of sleep isn't worrisome to student entrepreneurs at Rochester Institute of Technology who will create a business plan, produce a prototype and launch a Web or mobile startup in just 48 hours flat. RIT48 returns to campus this weekend Nov....
November 18th, 2013
FBLE benefits the community through the development of our next generation of business leaders who will be starting and running companies that drive our economy and create jobs. -Delmonize Smith, director of RIT's Center for Urban...
November 18th, 2013
Alex Butler '11 (MBA) and Etida Zeka '09, '10 (applied arts and sciences, MBA) are introducing American-style craft beer to Kosovo. They have opened a brewery, are bottling the beer by hand and selling it to bars in Pristina. And it's all...
November 14th, 2013
StaxPax, a product envisioned by Rochester Institute of Technology industrial design student Gino Santaguida, was awarded first prize and $2,000 in RIT's Tiger Tank competition on Wednesday. His product, if developed, would allow a person with a...
November 13th, 2013
Saunders College of Business Dean dt ogilvie has been named one of two leaders of Rochester Mayor-Elect Lovely A. Warren's transition team. Co-chairing the team with ogilvie will be Rochester lawyer Christopher Thomas, partner in the firm Nixon...
November 11th, 2013
Aspiring Rochester Institute of Technology entrepreneurs will take the plunge as they compete for cash prizes in Tiger Tank-a competition in which five teams of students compete for the opportunity to turn their business start-up dreams into...
November 7th, 2013
Teams of students from the IdeaLab at Rochester Institute of Technology will be working this weekend to brainstorm solutions to solve medical-related problems faced by Rochester General Health System. The RIT-RGHS Alliance Healthcare IdeaLab is...
November 7th, 2013
RIT will help establish a model for journalism education through a new, multidisciplinary program that combines technology, design and entrepreneurial skills. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will support this Digital Journalism...
November 6th, 2013
RIT runs in the family for the Armaninis, with the fifth member and third generation of their family enrolling as a freshman this fall. It all started with Dario Armanini '61, who came to RIT to study printing management in 1957 after four...
October 24th, 2013
Ever since Nick Giordano helped write and direct Sherlock Holmes and the Time Machine in high school, he has been passionate about his role behind the scenes. The double major has found the time to direct a 30-minute, one-act play titled Check,...
October 22nd, 2013
Ebony Miller has been appointed program manager for the Saunders College of Business Center for Urban Entrepreneurship at Rochester Institute of Technology. Miller will be responsible for research, development, delivery and assessment of mission-...
October 16th, 2013
Thousands of cups of coffee are served each day, from high-end baristas to homey cafes and diners. Two RIT students developed JavaSkinz, a durable coffee cup sleeve made of high-tech, phase-change material that can keep coffee warmer longer. It...
October 10th, 2013
Have you ever heard of the LunaTik Touch Pen, a combination roller ball pen and digital stylus, or the TikTok band that turns Apple Inc.'s iPod Nanos into wristwatches? Both products are the brainchild of RIT alumnus Scott Wilson, founder of...
October 10th, 2013
John Dewey, the prolific American philosopher and educational theorist, recognized the importance of critical thinking in his classic book How we Think (1910). I read it again recently and was pleased to discover that his ideas have not lost their...
October 2nd, 2013
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli toured Rochester Institute of Technology's business incubator, Venture Creations, Tuesday after pitching the state's private-equity pension program, which helps young businesses by investing in them....
October 1st, 2013
News about RIT's ranking in U.S. News & World Report topped last month's list of most popular RIT news stories. Check out all of Month's most popular stories below: Top News Stories 1. RIT ranked among best regional universities by 'U.S....
September 27th, 2013
David Cay Johnston, an investigative journalist, specialist in economics and tax issues, and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and 13-year veteran of The New York Times, will discuss topics from his book, The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use "Plain...
September 26th, 2013
"If you're going to doubt something, doubt your limits. You have no idea just what you're capable of until you do it. -Daymond John, ABC's Shark Tank Daymond John is the personification of the entrepreneurial American Dream as the founder of...
September 25th, 2013
The federal government is investing $1.5 million toward construction and renovation costs for the facility that will house Rochester Institute of Technology's new Center for Urban Entrepreneurship. The award from the U.S. Economic Development...
September 25th, 2013
The new RIT Alumni Association president wants students to view themselves as alumni long before they graduate so they have a stronger connection with RIT after completing their studies. "Our role is to be involved in each step of that...

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