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.

What is Supply Chain Management?
October 24th, 2019
Supply chain management (SCM) combines business and engineering to provide high quality products and services to a global market. This program is perfect for aspiring: Supply chain managers Business analysts Manufacturing specialists...
RIT Center for Urban Entrepreneurship business pitch contest results in economic boost for local fledgling businesses
October 21st, 2019
Local entrepreneur Katarina Schwarz knows how to capitalize on a great idea. As founder and CEO of Rochester’s first Kombucha brewery, Schwarz is doing her part to revitalize the city with the help of experts from Rochester Institute of Technology’s...
RIT launches Napier Leadership Experience for students in the School of Individualized Study
October 21st, 2019
Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Individualized Study is offering a unique program to help its students hone their leadership skills. SOIS launched the inaugural Napier Leadership Experience with a day-long leadership retreat on Oct. 11...
Sitting with students discussing financial aid options
October 17th, 2019
Is a graduate business degree worth the investment? A higher education requires a commitment of time and effort, but the cost is the key reason most students may choose not to pursue a graduate degree. However, with a higher degree comes a higher...
RIT’s ESD Honorary Chapters experience growth and international recognition
October 16th, 2019
Saunders hospitality and tourism students have the opportunity to join Eta Sigma Delta (ESD), an international honor society that recognizes high-achieving students who have completed at least half of their credit hours. “The professional benefits...
RIT’s Saunders College of Business online Executive MBA program ranks in top 10 Poets nationwide listing
October 14th, 2019
The online Executive MBA program in Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business was named 10th in the list of online MBA programs in the nation by Poets...
RIT Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff honors employee service
October 8th, 2019
RIT honored employees on Tuesday, Oct. 8, with the annual Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff ceremony in Ingle Auditorium. The awards are presented to staff members who exemplify outstanding service and dedication to the university and who...
RIT student wins prestigious scholarship for studies in hospitality and tourism management
October 2nd, 2019
Lauryn Fulton, a third-year hospitality and tourism management major in Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business, has won the Statler Foundation Scholarship of Excellence. This is the ninth consecutive year that the Statler...
Supply Chain Management
September 30th, 2019
What is supply chain management? Supply chain management (SCM) combines business and engineering to provide high quality products and services to a global market.   This program is perfect for aspiring: Supply chain managers Business analysts...
September 27th, 2019
Saunders College of Business is proud to introduce the Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Student Award. This new award will be presented to an RIT student who has proven their potential to become a successful entrepreneur. The...
RIT students and prospective employers network at the Fall Career Fair
September 26th, 2019
Networking is the key that opens many doors to permanent or co-op employment, and it was on display in many ways at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Fall Career Fair. A record 5,260 RIT students and alumni attended the fair in the Gordon Field...
Linda Underhill fills new liaison position in Office of Graduate Education
September 19th, 2019
RIT professor Linda Underhill will join the Office of Graduate Education for the academic year as Faculty Associate for Graduate Education. Underhill, associate professor in the Saunders College of Business, will support RIT’s strategic goal to...
RIT and Genesee Country Village  Museum seal partnership with $1.3 million gift
September 16th, 2019
Rochester Institute of Technology has received a $1.3 million gift to endow its partnership between the university and Genesee Country Village...
RIT among the top universities in the nation
September 9th, 2019
Rochester Institute of Technology is among the top third “National Universities,” earning praise for its co-operative education program and its graduation rate for students from low-income families, as well as its business and engineering colleges...
RIT Saunders College of Business partners with Jewish Senior Life to study innovation in elder care
August 23rd, 2019
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business has announced a unique partnership with Jewish Senior Life to identify innovations to improve the lives of aging people. Serving people of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds, Jewish...
Program gives new pathway to RIT for students of area community colleges
August 14th, 2019
Three area community colleges have signed an agreement that offers their students a new pathway to a bachelor’s degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. “This program works well for students who aren’t quite ready for the rigors of a...
RIT undergraduates share cutting-edge research at annual summer symposium
August 7th, 2019
RIT student Filip Jander is thrilled by the opportunity to conduct his own research in machine-learning and is optimistic that one day his work will find its way to industry to help predict worker fatigue and prevent debilitating and costly injuries...
Global Cybersecurity Institute to open in 2020
August 6th, 2019
Cybersecurity has no borders. Attackers don’t care if their targets are in another state or use a different currency. Cybercrime is costing the world trillions of dollars, and analysts say that there aren’t enough qualified professionals to prevent...
Bringing creativity into cybersecurity
August 6th, 2019
You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Below, read about Allison Ritter ’14, creative director for IBM’s X-Force Command in Boston. Most people stop playing pretend...
Accountant to the stars
August 6th, 2019
You do what? From accountant to the stars to sustainable chocolate producer, RIT alumni have some pretty cool careers. Below, read about Frank Selvaggi ’81, a trusted financial advisor to the biggest stars in the entertainment industry. Frank...

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