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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 option on getting your messages out to the Saunders community.

August 7th, 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology student Elizabeth Pattie understands how research impacts lives. Her mother lives with multiple sclerosis-one of the reasons Pattie is compelled to continue making inroads in the fields of immunology and disease...
August 7th, 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology will be well represented at the 2017 Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology Awards, presented by Digital Rochester Inc. The awards are Sept. 19 at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside...
Yin-yang partners in love and business
August 3rd, 2017
Michael Murphy had to propose twice before Sau Cheng said yes. The first time was in 2007, when he got down on one knee in Rochester's Highland Park. Cheng took one look at the box in his hand and said, "You got me a promise ring, how nice." She...
Saunders graduate heads global marketing team
August 3rd, 2017
Just less than two decades ago, Siddhartha Bhattacharya '02 (MBA) was sitting with his dad in his home in Calcutta, India, researching U.S. graduate programs and deciding about where he might like to apply. "At that time in India, the internet...
Alumnus works to bring meaningful change to people's lives in India and Dubai
August 3rd, 2017
Darshan Hiranandani was on the way to Egypt from India to vacation with his family when they stopped in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Hiranandani '02, '03 (management information systems, MBA) had earlier returned to Mumbai after graduation to...
Saunders honored for impact on student success
August 3rd, 2017
Contributions to RIT from E. Philip Saunders are well known. The serial entrepreneur and philanthropist has a business college in his name-where he notably established two annual four-year academic scholarships for a high school student in...
July 31st, 2017
Noah Wexler is a manager, marketer, and fitness professional working towards an MS degree in Entrepreneurship & Innovative Ventures at RIT. He is a versatile leader with experience in business startups, product development, team management,...
Nathaniel Rochester Society celebrates 50 years
July 25th, 2017
The Nathaniel Rochester Society celebrated its 50th anniversary July 20 and honored Joseph M. Lobozzo II as the 2017 NRS Award recipient. The mission of the Nathaniel Rochester Society is to develop friends and ambassadors to promote and support...
July 11th, 2017
Interested in pursuing a graduate degree, but are unsure if you want to make the commitment? Saunders College of Business is offering prospective graduate students to "start now, apply later." Submit our non-degree application form to get started....
July 10th, 2017
Adrienne Decker has been named Fram Faculty Fellow in Applied Critical Thinking at Rochester Institute of Technology. Decker, a native of Buffalo, will assume her post immediately for the 2017-2018 term, according to Jennifer Schneider, RIT's...
RIT Saunders College names Giovanni LiDestri as 2017 Vanden Brul Award recipient
June 20th, 2017
Giovanni "John" LiDestri knows his spaghetti sauce but says he can't name a favorite from his product line of famous brands that include Newman's Own and Francesco Rinaldi. Both are manufactured-along with the company's salsas, dips, spirits,...
June 16th, 2017
Joseph M. Lobozzo II, founder of JML Optical Industries Inc., is the recipient of the 2017 NRS Award, the highest honor given by Rochester Institute of Technology's Nathaniel Rochester Society. Lobozzo '95 (Executive MBA) will receive the award...
June 16th, 2017
Joseph M. Lobozzo II, founder of JML Optical Industries Inc., is the recipient of the 2017 NRS Award, the highest honor given by Rochester Institute of Technology's Nathaniel Rochester Society. Lobozzo '95 (Executive MBA) will receive the award...
June 12th, 2017
Check out all of May's top stories and videos. Top News Stories 1. RIT team creates high-speed internet lane for emergency situations 2. 'Forbes' names RIT one of America's best midsize employers 3. RIT featured among '...
May 26th, 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology appointed the newest member of its Board of Trustees during a board meeting held on May 4. Hyacinth "Hope" V. Drummond, an RIT alumna who earned her Bachelor of Science in business administration-marketing from...
Company founded by RIT alumni makes Brazil's Top 100 startups list
May 25th, 2017
UNA Smart, touted by developers as an innovative way to brew coffee and tea anywhere and anytime and created by five Rochester Institute of Technology alumni, was recently named to Brazil's Top 100 startups list by 100 Open Startups and Wenovate-...
The biggest lesson is teamwork
May 23rd, 2017
Brian Lopipero and Deborah Stamps come from different career paths-and different cities-yet both are on the same cohort team while pursuing their online Executive MBA degrees at Saunders College of Business. Lopipero '10 (packaging science) from...
May 18th, 2017
The Graduate and Undergraduate Programs here at the Saunders College of Business provide students a unique and robust understanding of today’s business world. Thanks to what our faculty & staff enable, as well as what our students achieve,...
RIT announces Fulbright U.S. Student Program award recipient for 2017-2018
May 18th, 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology alumnus Brian Williams has received a prestigious Fulbright fellowship in finance for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides funds for American students to live in another country...
Outstanding students, faculty and alumni recognized at Division of Diversity and Inclusion's Celebration of Excellence
May 15th, 2017
The Rochester Institute of Technology community gathered to celebrate some of the university's greatest proponents of diversity and inclusion at A Celebration of Excellence on May 3. The Division of Diversity...

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