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.

GMAT/GRE Waiver for Fall 2020
April 1st, 2020
Due to the uncertainty created by COVID-19 and the closure of standardized test centers, effective immediately Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is accepting applications for fall 2020 without standardized tests...
Alumni Update: Get your cell phone wet? Redux has a solution
March 31st, 2020
Entrepreneur Reuben Zielinski ’85 (electrical engineering) ’96 (EMBA) believes that generating a great idea is actually the easiest part of the product development process. The hardest part? Convincing other people that what you have is a great...
RIT alumni hop on the craft-beer boom
March 31st, 2020
While dating in college, Aaren Simoncini ’09 (finance) and Precious Putnam ’09 (ASL-English interpretation) wanted to take a class together. They settled on Wines of the World, which then led to Simoncini taking a Beers of the World elective. “It...
RIT Accounting Students Volunteer During Tax Season
March 6th, 2020
Since 2016, the volunteer program Creating Assets, Savings and Hope (CASH) has had over 123 Rochester area college students complete 1,343 tax returns for families in need. This tax season, students from Saunders College of Business at Rochester...
Student Spotlight: International student studies at three RIT campuses through global scholars program
February 28th, 2020
In the past four years, fourth-year international business student Ioana Ifrim has studied at three different RIT campuses around the world. She has been a student at RIT Dubai, RIT Croatia in Zagreb and the RIT campus in Rochester. Growing up in...
For Aspiring Finance Majors
February 25th, 2020
Learn about Saunders’ finance degree, as well as career options and outlook for finance students. What is Finance? A finance degree at Saunders provides training on management, creation and study of money, banking, investments, assets and...
RIT business professor receives entrepreneurship service award
February 19th, 2020
dt ogilvie, Distinguished Professor of Urban Entrepreneurship at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business, has received the Young Entrepreneurz Solutions Entrepreneurship Service Award for her role in promoting youth...
Co-op stories: Google
February 14th, 2020
Jarod Farchione, a fourth-year management information systems student, applied his knowledge of business to the technological sector for his co-op. Over the summer, Farchione worked as an account strategist intern at the Google campus in Mountain...
Business Exploration
February 13th, 2020
What is Business Exploration? Saunders College of Business offers the business exploration program for students interested in the business field but unsure which major to choose. This allows students to experience some foundational programs in a...
Professor dt ogilvie receives YES Entrepreneurship Service Award
February 13th, 2020
Saunders distinguished professor Dr. dt ogilvie has been selected as the recipient of the Young Entrepreneurz Solutions (YES) Entrepreneurship Service Award for her role in promoting youth entrepreneurship. The YES Entrepreneurship Service Award...
Rochester’s top women business leaders featured at RIT leadership conference
February 5th, 2020
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business hosts the 11th annual Power Your Potential Women’s Conference on Friday, Feb. 28, in RIT’s Louise Slaughter Hall. The conference theme this year is “Embracing Our Voice and Leading...
Make Industry Connections at Saunders
February 3rd, 2020
Making industry connections is a sure-fire way to advance your career. Being a student at Saunders means that you have the opportunity to interact with industry professionals on a daily basis. Get to know the people that give Saunders its cutting-...
How to Use the Saunders Support Network
January 31st, 2020
As a graduate student at Saunders, you have a support system of staff dedicated to your education and career goals. Anything you have questions about, your team can help with from the application process past graduation. The “Your Team” directory...
Up to 40% Scholarship to Earn Your MBA in One Year
January 27th, 2020
Undergraduate students at Saunders 4+1 partner schools have the opportunity to earn their Master of Business Administration (MBA) in one year after completing their undergraduate degree thanks to RIT’s Accelerated 4+1 MBA program. The program allows...
Free Tax Return help? Building Resumes and Community
January 23rd, 2020
Saunders students are helping their community and gaining valuable business skills through the volunteer program Creating Assets, Savings and Hope (CASH).  The CASH coalition is made up of over 40 organizations working to provide financial services...
Should you pursue a hospitality and tourism management degree?
January 17th, 2020
What is Hospitality and Tourism Management? Hospitality and tourism management involves a wide distribution of careers in the food and beverage service industry, hotel and resort management, travel and tourism, planning and logistics, food...
RIT’s online degree programs ranked among nation’s best in 2020
January 14th, 2020
Rochester Institute of Technology has been recognized for offering some of the best online programs in the nation. The 2020 U.S. News...
Find a Flexible Master’s Program for Your Goals and Your Schedule
December 18th, 2019
A master’s degree can increase your salary by 77% according to BusinessBecause. It is also the minimum requirement for many high-level management positions. With a variety of master’s programs ranking in Eduniversal’s Best Masters list, Saunders...
RIT’s Saunders College of Business welcomes hundreds of high school students for DECA regional business competition Dec. 19
December 17th, 2019
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business will welcome more than 600 local high school students to campus for the New York State Region 10 DECA competition. Students will present business plans to local business leaders who...
Simone Center Investor Demo Night prepares budding student entrepreneurs for encounters with potential investors
December 17th, 2019
RIT student Pritam Poddar is hoping that his idea for a 3D-printer software application will one day solve manufacturing problems associated with making complex, expensive parts. But for now, Poddar is using what he has learned at RIT’s Simone...

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