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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.

June 24th, 2013
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has given Rochester Institute of Technology's business incubator, Venture Creations, a four-year, $1.2 million extension of its original $1.5 million grant in 2008. Venture...
June 12th, 2013
Business leaders interested in expanding their sales efforts beyond U.S. borders should consider attending the IBC Upstate NY Trade Conference & Expo on Thursday, June 20, at Rochester Institute of Technology, Louise M. Slaughter Hall, 1 Lomb...
June 5th, 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, Saunders College Forty students from the...
May 28th, 2013
"We can transform the lives of Rochester city kids." -Saunders College Dean dt ogilvie Saunders College of Business Dean dt ogilvie believes bringing Lemonade Day to Rochester is a step forward in training the next generation of entrepreneurs-...
May 17th, 2013
Be bold and unafraid to take risks. Have confidence in yourself. And most of all, embrace the opportunities life sends your way. Those were the messages Rochester Institute of Technology graduates, their families and friends heard from...
May 16th, 2013
Dr. Seuss had it right in his book, Oh, the Places You'll Go! 
 "You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose." 
 The right direction for two students, Jamie Post and...
May 16th, 2013
It seems like a dream job any computer geek would enjoy: spend hours each day playing video games and getting paid for it. 
 For the 20 employees of Darkwind Media, creating, designing, debugging and converting video games to other...
May 15th, 2013
Christin Boggs, who earned her Master of Fine Arts degree in imaging arts from Rochester Institute of Technology in 2010, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to create an extensive photographic record of food practices in...
May 15th, 2013
8:10 a.m. update: The Microelectronics and Engineering buildings (buildings 17 and 9) reopened just before 8 a.m. The buildings had been closed since Henrietta fire crews and county hazmat responded to campus this morning after a gas alarm...
May 13th, 2013
Courtney Tennant, who graduates this May with a BA degree in new media marketing from Saunders College of Business, is the recipient of the RIT Outstanding Female Senior Award. Since 1996, the RIT Women's Council annually grants the award to a...
May 13th, 2013
Rochester Institute of Technology kicks off its 128th annual commencement weekend at 2 p.m. Friday, May 17, with its Academic Convocation. RIT President Bill Destler will confer more than 3,500 undergraduate and graduate degrees at this campus-...
May 4th, 2013
The crowds cheered, the music blared and an eclectic group of child-sized cars raced around Simone Circle Saturday morning as the E-Durance Challenge launched the 2013 Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival. At stake: the chance to win...
May 3rd, 2013
"Technology is one of the many factors that will influence leadership in this century." -Bill McDermott, Co-CEO, SAP Former Xerox corporate executive Emerson Fullwood remembers interviewing young Bill McDermott more than 30 years ago for an...
May 1st, 2013
Three college freshmen from Rochester Institute of Technology didn't have to worry about building codes or contractor bids. Their job was simply to come up with a winning architectural plan for RIT's new downtown Center for Urban Entrepreneurship...
April 30th, 2013
Four teams of students from Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf wrapped up months of conception, research, design, engineering and marketing when they showed off their inventions, new technology and...
April 26th, 2013
RIT's annual Spring Festival, or SpringFest, is a campus-wide celebration hosted by the College Activities Board. Helping to organize this year's festivities is Avis Lyons, RIT's CAB director. Lyons is a fourth-year international business major...
April 25th, 2013
The answer is "Business." The question is "What is FUN?" as the E. Philip Saunders College of Business presents "Nerf Jeopardy" and a variety of interactive activities for Imagine RIT festivalgoers in the Business District lobby of Lowenthal Hall...
April 25th, 2013
Dwight Gould, CEO of Aviatech LLC, founded his company when he realized the "interactive world was a new space." The Rochester Institute of Technology alumnus ('72, business administration) will discuss "From Billboards to Blogs: A Journey of...
April 23rd, 2013
Maya Angelou's rescheduled visit to Rochester Institute of Technology on Tuesday, April 30, has been canceled due to the recent hospitalization of the renowned poet and author. RIT's Division for Diversity & Inclusion and its partners...

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