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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.

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...
April 16th, 2013
For the third consecutive year, Rochester Institute of Technology has been named one of North America's greenest universities by The Princeton Review. The publication's Guide to 322 Green Colleges, released this morning, evaluates colleges and...
April 15th, 2013
Kick off the beloved Rochester festival season in the best way imaginable. Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 4, and the 2013 Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival. The festival, now in its sixth year, returns with more than 350...
April 12th, 2013
Hundreds of visitors, including industry and political leaders, will receive a firsthand look at the new Sustainability Institute Hall during a dedication event today at the Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), "a living lab" that...
April 11th, 2013
Students who demonstrate leadership, service and positive spirit deserve to be celebrated. Rochester Institute of Technology honored its star students during the 2013 Leadership Awards April 10. Students received scholarships from the RIT...
April 10th, 2013
You don't have to Google it! 
 Raj Murthy, assistant professor of marketing in the E. Philip Saunders College of Business, has already done the online market research. He says RIT is the only institution in upstate New York offering a...
April 5th, 2013
Three teams with innovative business ideas will represent Rochester Institute of Technology in the New York State Business Competition finals, to be held at the State University of New York at Albany on April 26. They were among 23 teams...
April 4th, 2013
"It's a passion; I love the art of making a deal," says Robert Morgan, who is widely known for his multimillion-dollar real estate projects in the Rochester market and across the country as CEO and founder of Morgan Management LLC. In...
April 4th, 2013
Lew Spencer served in the Army for three years as a television cameraman. He never imagined that, one day, he would be preparing to enter the workforce in the culinary industry. Now, he is getting that chance thanks to a collaborative training...
April 2nd, 2013
Delmonize (Del) Smith has been appointed as the first director of Rochester Institute of Technology's new Center for Urban Entrepreneurship (CUE). The center, which is under the direction of the E. Philip Saunders College of Business, is located...
April 1st, 2013
News about RIT's latest rankings topped last month's list of most popular RIT news stories. Check out all of March's most popular stories below: Top News Stories 1. 'U.S. News & World Report' ranks RIT among best graduate schools 2....
April 1st, 2013
Two dozen teams of entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Finger Lakes Regional Semi-Finalist Presentation Round of the New York State Business Plan Competition, held at Rochester...

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