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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.

September 20th, 2013
Employers from 250 companies will visit Rochester Institute of Technology on Wednesday, Sept. 25, to scout thousands of talented RIT students and alumni for full-time employment and co-op positions. The Fall Career Fair, which will run from 11 a...
September 18th, 2013
Saunders College of Business Executive MBA Class 21 is hosting an Entrepreneurial Leadership Summit at Rochester Institute of Technology on Friday, Sept. 27. The event is free and open to the public and will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Center...
September 16th, 2013
U.S. Rep. Chris Collins (R-Amherst) visited RIT's Venture Creations Friday to talk about the TRANSFER Act of 2013, a bipartisan bill he proposed that will help colleges, universities, research institutes and national laboratories transfer their...
September 13th, 2013
University News is introducing a new way for RIT students to share their academic and extracurricular achievements. Merit lets students share their successes - such as making the Dean's List, joining a club or fraternity, studying abroad, getting...
September 12th, 2013
Jarrett Plante is a third-year marketing major. He is a member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at RIT, which is hosting Tent Out for St. Jude Children's Hospital starting at 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16, through Friday, Sept. 20, in the Infinity...
September 10th, 2013
The Image Permanence Institute at Rochester Institute of Technology has received a National Leadership Grant award of $240,922 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to help in the creation of disaster prevention response and recovery...
September 10th, 2013
Lorraine Hems was a Catad'Or this summer. "Cata is Spanish for tasting, or sample, and Catador is a taster," says Hems. "Oro means gold, so Catad'Or is a little play on words meaning, we are tasting for the best wines." Hems was on a...
September 10th, 2013
Rochester Institute of Technology is recognized in several categories for educational quality and value in the 2014 edition of U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges. Since U.S. News began ranking colleges in 1983, RIT has consistently been...
September 9th, 2013
RIT University News Services offers these ways to keep up with campus news and events and more this academic year: * News & Events Daily. Sign up for this newsletter, which arrives in your email Monday through Friday with the latest...
September 9th, 2013
Embedded systems, enhanced graphical technologies and touch-based user interfaces are only a few of the intelligent systems that make up the Internet of Things. Kaivan Karimi will discuss the Internet of Things-considered a new era in computing...
September 6th, 2013
The PhD Project has had a tremendous impact on America: business students from all over the world now see minorities in positions based on their intellect. -Dean dt ogilvie, RIT Saunders College of Business The dean of Saunders College of...
September 5th, 2013
Saunders College of Business students and faculty are known for enjoying personal relationships outside of the classroom, but recently one of these relationships took an unusual turn. On August 31, 2013, Saunders graduates Chelsea Bruha BS '11, MBA...
September 5th, 2013
Mary Beth Pratt helped to found Child Care Council Inc. while she was attending RIT in the early 1970s. She hardly imagined that it would grow into a major not-for-profit child care resource and referral corporation with more than 50 employees and...
August 23rd, 2013
Saunders College of Business graduate program at Rochester Institute of Technology was ranked one of the 10 least expensive private business schools by U.S. World & News Report The Short List: Grad School. For the 2012-2013 school year,...
August 22nd, 2013
Five RIT/NTID students who hope to make it easier for deaf and hearing people to communicate have completed the Saunders Summer Start-up Program intended to help promising new businesses focus on development.
 Their team, MotionSavvy, is...
August 22nd, 2013
Canandaigua National Bank & Trust is giving Rochester Institute of Technology's Venture Creations $25,000 to support the business incubator and its programs. "Venture Creations is exceptionally impressive on a number of levels," says Steve...
August 22nd, 2013
Cori Kolb walks to classes on campus 
but is unable to carry heavy books, climb steps easily or engage in sports. 
 However, her ongoing medical 
challenges haven't stopped her from 
earning RIT's Outstanding...
August 16th, 2013
"We have low-income students who perform poorly on standardized tests and our highest need is in the inner city schools. We have a social issue; let's fix it." -Erroyl Rolle, CausBuzz CEO A pilot program called CausBuzz, developed by a team of...
August 14th, 2013
Students in the 2013 Saunders Summer Start-up Program pitched their proposed business ideas to prospective investors last week, asking for investment, advice and networking connections to help make their businesses successful. "This is the...
August 13th, 2013
Forty minority junior and 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...

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