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.

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...
RIT graduate programs rank among best in nation in ‘U.S. News & World Report’ survey
March 30th, 2022
Rochester Institute of Technology graduate degree programs are among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News...
College of Art and Design celebrates alumnus Chance Wright’s transformational gift
March 25th, 2022
Rochester Institute of Technology’s College of Art and Design hosted a dedication ceremony on Friday marking the recent completion of a “transformational” renovation of the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences (SPAS) and honoring the alumnus...
RIT Master Plan cuts tuition in half for eligible alumni
March 21st, 2022
Rochester Institute of Technology is extending a special graduate tuition scholarship program to recent alumni as the COVID-19 pandemic enters its third year. The program helps alumni who graduated during the pandemic enhance their skill set for the...
Saunders makes CEO Magazine's Global MBA Rankings
March 4th, 2022
Saunders’ MBA, EMBA, and Online MBA programs have been ranked among the best in North America and in the world by CEO Magazine. Saunders’ MBA Program is in the top tier of programs in North America, the online program is number 25 globally, and the...
Saunders College promotes gender equality through celebrations of women’s leadership in business
February 27th, 2022
In 2019 and 2021, RIT’s President’s Commission on Women (PCW) conducted two focus groups with women students, faculty, and staff with an aim to determine what it will take to substantially increase the percentage of undergraduate women on campus....
RIT/NTID laboratory director has life-size statue on display for If/Then She Can national exhibit
February 17th, 2022
Those who’ve met Dr. Tiffany Panko know that she conveys a larger-than-life presence when it comes to promoting women in STEM education and careers. And to reflect Panko’s commitment to STEM, the Smithsonian will be featuring her and 119 other women...
International business student leads Women in Business fundraising skating event
February 16th, 2022
Ekua Quagraine, a second-year international business major from Kansas City, Mo., is the current president of Women in Business. Under her leadership, the organization will resume its annual Skate for a Cause event on Feb. 18. Each year, Women in...
The Bonadio Group Partners with RIT to Launch Unique Data Analytics Project
February 10th, 2022
Rochester, N.Y., February 10, 2022 – The Bonadio Group, a nationally ranked Top 50 CPA firm, has partnered with Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) to fund a collaborative research project. This grant, which will...
Saunders College of Business offers STEM-designated programs
January 31st, 2022
Sree Naaga Shiva Rama Geethveer Devineni, a graduate student from Hyderabad, Telangana, India, moved to the U.S. to pursue a master’s degree in global supply chain management from Saunders College of Business after working for two years as an...
Garth Fagan Dance partnership opens with a spirited first act
January 31st, 2022
RIT students are already benefitting from a new partnership with Garth Fagan Dance. RIT Performing Arts Scholars Program students are taking master classes and students are working on a semester-long arts management capstone project to deliver...
Gifts make Saunders College expansion possible
January 31st, 2022
RIT business students can expect major changes to Max Lowenthal Hall, home of Saunders College of Business, after the completion of a more than $20 million expansion and renovation project in fall 2023. The new design, which will nearly double the...
Makerspace complex will transform center of campus
January 31st, 2022
The largest construction project on the RIT campus in more than 50 years remains on track to open in fall 2023. When complete, the Student Hall for Exploration and Development (SHED), a high-tech complex that will centralize the university’s...

Pages