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 Shelly Meyer at smmmkt@rit.edu with RIT University News Service.

January 28th, 2014
A new loan fund is available to students in Rochester Institute of Technology's College of Imaging Arts and Sciences who are willing to get down to business. Students applying for loans from the Blacksberg Family Endowed Fund, created with a...
January 27th, 2014
As students and faculty return to campus for spring semester, here is a look at what happened around RIT during intersession: Overseas college renamed RIT Croatia American College of Management and Technology, founded in 1995, is now officially...
January 23rd, 2014
A team of students from Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf has received $25,000 and acceptance into Leap Motion's LEAP AXLR8R in San Francisco to help further their work on a program that will help deaf...
January 15th, 2014
Lack of oversight of a major international industry is putting our nation's homeland security at great risk, according to a new book written by an economist at Rochester Institute of Technology. Along with crude oil, sugar and rubber, some cargo...
January 8th, 2014
Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology ranked No. 35 of schools listed in U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Graduate Business Programs for 2014. "Looking at those 35 schools, among those that offer online...
January 6th, 2014
9:54 p.m. Jan. 6, 2014: RIT is closed Tuesday, Jan. 7, due to the extreme weather conditions. Please visit the RIT homepage for any potential future updates.
January 6th, 2014
UPDATE: 3:38 p.m., Jan. 7, 2014: RIT plans to reopen Wednesday, Jan. 8. Please use the RIT homepage for any updates and your official source of information. --- 9:54 p.m. Jan. 6, 2014: RIT is closed Tuesday, Jan. 7, due to the...
January 6th, 2014
News about RIT's acquisition of the Kelmscott/Goudy hand press topped last month's list of most popular RIT news stories. Check out all of December's most popular stories and videos below: Top News Stories 1. RIT acquires famed Kelmscott/Goudy...
December 12th, 2013
Rochester Institute of Technology has received $1.25 million from New York state to fund two projects aimed at economic development. The funding was included in the $59.8 million awarded to the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council...
December 9th, 2013
Rochester Institute of Technology is offering a free app that's bringing safety right to your fingertips. The new TigerSafe app allows campus users to connect with RIT Public Safety officers, turning any smartphone into a virtual blue light...
December 2nd, 2013
News about the RIT Tiger Tank winner and Tiger's Next Top Model contest was among the most-read stories in November. Check out all of the most popular stories and videos: Top News Stories 1. Nosebleed remedy tops RIT Tiger Tank competition 2...
November 25th, 2013
As winter weather approaches, please visit the Rochester Institute of Technology homepage for any weather related advisories and closings. You may also visit the Emergency Information website for additional information regarding emergency...
November 22nd, 2013
FluxData, a company that manufactures multispectral cameras for aerospace, defense, industry, medical and scientific markets, is graduating from Rochester Institute of Technology's Venture Creations business incubator and moving into a 4,500-...
November 22nd, 2013
Five individuals representing Rochester Institute of Technology were recognized as part of the Rochester Business Journal's 2013 40 Under 40 at its annual luncheon on Nov. 21. The prestigious designation is given to the region's top 40 men and...
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...

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