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.

Entrepreneurial endeavors at RIT get boost from Kozel gifts
June 22nd, 2022
Local businessman and entrepreneur Bernard Kozel was known for having as much passion for helping others develop their businesses as he did for developing his own. The result of his efforts, in some cases, took start-up businesses out of people’s...
Saunders Faculty and Staff Go Above and Beyond
June 21st, 2022
The hard work and dedication of the Saunders College of Business faculty is what gives us an edge over the rest and contributes to what many consider a small college feel at a large technology university. We would like to recognize some of our...
Accomplishments from Saunders Students
June 14th, 2022
At Saunders College of Business, students are always on to something amazing, even before graduating! If you are a student at Saunders College and have exciting news to share, email communications@saunders.rit.edu. May 2022 Sonakshi Das '25 (...
Alumni News and Recognitions
June 9th, 2022
Check out some of the great things our 136,000 Saunders alumni are doing around the globe. Submit your latest career move or latest achievement to communications@saunders.rit.edu. May 2022 Anthony Coneo ’22 (management information systems)...
Saunders College of Business alumnus Erblin Ribari named to ‘Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Europe list
June 8th, 2022
Saunders College of Business at RIT alumnus Erblin Ribari ’17 MBA (finance) has been named to the seventh annual Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe, which recognizes young entrepreneurs and leaders for how they are transforming business and society today....
Saunders College among sponsors of ‘Shark Tank’-style competition for young entrepreneurs June 4
June 1st, 2022
Students from around the country—including a Webster, N.Y., high school senior attending Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business this fall—will compete to see who will be named America’s Next Top Young Entrepreneur at the...
RIT men’s lacrosse pumped to head back to NCAA national championship game
May 25th, 2022
Students on the RIT men’s lacrosse team are looking to “pump up the jam” at the NCAA national championship game on May 29. After each win this season, the team celebrates by jamming to the hit 1989 song from Technotronic. Livestream available...
Numerous summer construction projects planned at RIT
May 23rd, 2022
Although facilities at Rochester Institute of Technology are continuously being built, maintained, and upgraded, summer is prime time for major projects, as the weather is more cooperative for outdoor work, and fewer people are inconvenienced...
Tea business bubbling for alumni entrepreneurs
May 9th, 2022
Chinese tea culture, with its rich history existing since before the third century, has always been a lifelong passion for Tian Tian and Zining Chen. The graduates of RIT’s advertising and public relations program (2017) and master’s in...
RIT grads told to ‘enrich the world’ with grace
May 6th, 2022
Each of the more than 4,300 graduates this year from Rochester Institute of Technology should be proud of their achievement, be excited about what is next in their lives, and remember—with grace—what it took to get to this milestone. ‌ Scott...
Bal and Anita Dixit honored as Outstanding Alumni
May 6th, 2022
Sudhakar G. “Bal” Dixit ’74 (MBA) and his wife, Anita ’91 (career and human resource development) have achieved so much side by side—both personally and professionally—that it’s only fitting the couple were recognized together at RIT’s 2022...
RIT/NTID alumni, student athletes to participate in Deaflympics in South America
May 2nd, 2022
Three RIT/NTID alumni and one current student-athlete will travel to Caxias do Sul, Brazil, to participate in the 24th Summer Deaflympics, May 1-15. The Summer Deaflympics takes place every four years and is the oldest multi-sport event after the...
RIT prepares graduates for advanced degrees
April 26th, 2022
Graduating biology major Victoria Kwasinski started RIT four years ago with a burning question. Read more about the Class of 2022 RIT’s graduates shape the future and improve the world through creativity and innovation. Our graduates are...
First graduates from RIT’s partner charter school poised to receive their RIT degrees
April 26th, 2022
A trio of trailblazing students who came to RIT from the university’s partner charter school will fulfill a long-term promise when they receive their college degrees at commencement this May. ‌ Victoria Bragg In 2018, the three Rochester Prep...
Spearheading Innovation
April 20th, 2022
Saunders College of Business prides itself on delivering cutting-edge education across its undergraduate and graduate program portfolios. Saunders College has several graduate degree programs focused on leadership to foresee tomorrow’s innovations,...
Students get lesson in entrepreneurship during spring accelerator cohort
April 12th, 2022
Enhancing the skills of the next generation of entrepreneurs helps set RIT apart from many other universities, with an increasing number of incoming students already having started their own businesses. RIT’s Albert J. Simone Center for Innovation...
Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival returns in-person April 23
April 12th, 2022
After going virtual for 2021, the Imagine RIT: Creativity and Innovation Festival is back in person and virtually, planned from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, on the Rochester Institute of Technology campus in Henrietta and online at the...
Simulated SHED classroom previews new learning space
April 12th, 2022
Walking into the extra-large classrooms in the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (the SHED) will be a new experience for students and faculty alike when the multi-use complex opens its doors in fall 2023. The classrooms, located on the...
Francis Domoy receives RIT Croatia Distinguished Service Award
April 6th, 2022
DUBROVNIK, Croatia — Francis Domoy, the longtime leader of RIT’s hospitality and service management program, vividly recalls having a conversation with RIT President Al Simone in 1995 about a potential opportunity to do something special in Croatia...
RIT celebrates outstanding staff with university’s Presidential Awards
April 1st, 2022
RIT honored the service and dedication of its employees with the Presidential Awards for Outstanding Staff ceremony March 31. The annual awards are presented to staff members who exemplify outstanding service and dedication to the university and who...

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