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.

Saunders is one of the “Best Business Schools for 2020” According to The Princeton Review
November 25th, 2019
Saunders College of Business was named one of the “Best Business Schools for 2020” by the Princeton Review. In a press release offered by the company, their Editor-in-Chief Rob Franek said, “We recommend RIT as an excellent choice for a student...
RIT’s Saunders College of Business launches Leadership Academy
November 20th, 2019
A new certificate program launched by Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business is helping to develop strong leaders who are equipped to tackle personal, relational and global challenges. The Leadership Academy@Saunders,...
Supply Chain Management Faculty Member Contributes to LMI Project
November 20th, 2019
In early 2016, Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management Steven Carnovale started a project with a group of his colleagues: The Logistics Manager’s Index (LMI). “The idea was discussed between myself, Dr. Dale Rogers of Arizona State...
RIT welcomes creative students with performing arts scholarships
November 19th, 2019
In an effort to help Rochester Institute of Technology develop the leading performing arts program in the nation for non-majors, nearly 150 first-year students interested in performing arts this year received partial scholarships. The new...
Alumni Update: Taco ’bout ingenuity: Grad invention hits market
November 18th, 2019
Elliot Benitez ’07 (marketing) was eating dinner with his mother during RIT’s winter break when he noticed that his mom kept getting up to warm tortillas over the stove. Benitez thought there had to be a better way and wondered if anyone was...
Alumni Update: Providing a glimmer of hope to those in need
November 18th, 2019
One thing has remained constant as Christina Gullo has advanced in her career—her passion for helping people. Gullo ’06 (Executive MBA) is president and CEO of Villa of Hope, a youth and family services organization in Rochester dedicated to...
Learning from Industry: Employers keep RIT’s curriculum forward-looking
November 18th, 2019
In a new lab on RIT’s campus, engineering students can experiment with the latest internet-connected sensors that make today’s factories “smart.” One building over, computer science professors are helping their students stand out to future...
Breakdown of Grad School Applications
November 15th, 2019
The Application Itself The Saunders grad school application is designed to be convenient for our applicants. You can apply for up to three programs at once and save your progress to come back at any time. RIT students and alums can use their...
Business Abroad
November 14th, 2019
What is international business? The international business program at Saunders is designed to give students the knowledge to act with cultural understanding when facilitating business between international entities. With the additional co-major or...
Saunders College of Business cited in ‘Bloomberg Businessweek’ rankings
November 12th, 2019
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business’ MBA program has been noted for being among the best full-time programs in the nation in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2019 rankings. Saunders College ranked No. 93 overall, with an...
Entrepreneurs Conference takes center stage at RIT
November 8th, 2019
Entrepreneurship took center stage Nov. 7 at RIT at the 15th annual Entrepreneurs Conference, co-sponsored by Saunders College of Business and Albert J. Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, featuring informational networking sessions,...
Q Computing security lecturer and Army Reservist Justin Pelletier
November 8th, 2019
RIT computing security lecturer Justin Pelletier is back to his regular office hours this semester, after taking part in a six-month-long military tour in Afghanistan earlier this year. As an Army Reserve counterintelligence officer, Pelletier...
Student Spotlight: Celebrating Native American Heritage Month
November 7th, 2019
The United States has dedicated the month of November to celebrating Native American Heritage Month (NAHM) every year since 1994. For Jessika Quijada, a second-year business management student, NAHM is a time to not only remember her history, but to...
RIT names six new members to its board of trustees
November 7th, 2019
Rochester Institute of Technology appointed six new members to its board of trustees. The appointments were announced at the Nov. 7 board meeting. Joining the RIT Board of Trustees are: Mark G. Barberio, retired business executive turned angel...
International Business Students get F-1 STEM OPT, 24-month work extensions
November 6th, 2019
STEM OPT Gives International Students Hands-on Experience If you are an international graduate student majoring in Computational Finance, Business Analytics, or Global Supply Chain Management, you have the opportunity to apply for a STEM Optional...
Careers, job growth, and coursework for aspiring accountants
November 1st, 2019
Careers in Accounting Accounting is so much different than it used to be. More than ever before, accountants are being asked to utilize technology skills to work with and manage accounting information systems, communication tools, and social media...
Saunders’s Financial Management Association gains ranking in week two of competition
October 30th, 2019
The Financial Management Association (FMA) at Saunders College of Business has entered into its 9th annual Adirondack Cup Competition – the beginning of a six-month stock-picking challenge sponsored by Adirondack Research and Management Inc. From...
First annual Recommence event celebrates exceptional Saunders faculty and staff
October 30th, 2019
The first annual Recommence event was held October 17 to honor exemplary Saunders faculty and staff, as well as reconnect Saunders alumni in a celebration of college success. Recommence continued the traditions of the Saunders College of Business...
E. Philip Saunders gifts $7.5 million to RIT
October 29th, 2019
At an Oct. 29 celebration at Rochester Institute of Technology, E. Philip Saunders announced a $7.5 million gift to the business college that bears his name. Saunders, president and CEO of Saunders Management Co. and a longtime supporter of RIT, has...
Ranked in Top 5 Nationally – Saunders Provides a Foundation for Company Founders
October 28th, 2019
Saunders College of Business ranks #5 in the nation according to Bloomberg Businessweek’s study on colleges with the highest percentage of alumni who have started their own businesses. Students and alumni cite the “mixture of technology and...

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