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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 option on getting your messages out to the Saunders community.

RIT student entrepreneur wins first place at New York State Business Plan Competition
May 15th, 2017
Kailey Bradt, a student in RIT's Master of Science in product development program from Corning, N.Y., won first place and $10,000 in the "Products" category at the eighth annual New York Business Plan Competition, sponsored by SUNY Polytechnic...
International MBA graduate will take her leadership skills back to Egypt
May 10th, 2017
Dalia Rehab is a pharmacist from Egypt who wants to open her own business-and offer a "safe place where people can come in and discuss their medications and treatments." "I want to change the reality of poverty that is huge back home," she said...
A family first: Graduating from college
May 9th, 2017
Thousands of RIT students will take the stage in the Gordon Field house this May to receive recognition as their status shifts from college student to college graduate. For Leah Bockhahn, Muhammad Ibraheem and Shantel Forrest, crossing that...
May 9th, 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology's graduate business programs continue to be noted for academic excellence globally among colleges and universities. Eduniversal Masters Rankings 2017 cited six graduate business degree programs at...
May 4th, 2017
Two exhibition teams are being recognized as the 2017 Fram Award winners for applied critical thinking excellence during the Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival on Saturday, May 6. Each winning team will share $250 Tiger Bucks....
May 4th, 2017
Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology is the host for the ninth annual Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Saunders College Competition on Friday, May 5. The event is expected to draw more than 700...
May 3rd, 2017
Two clients of the Venture Creations Business Incubator at Rochester Institute of Technology have won the top two prizes at the 2017 Rochester Venture Challenge business competition, hosted by High Tech Rochester. The winners were announced during...
May 2nd, 2017
News about an RIT scientist's research with the NASA New Horizons spacecraft was the most read story last month. Check out all of April's top stories and videos. Top News Stories 1. RIT scientist measures brightness of the universe with NASA's...
May 1st, 2017
Four teams of deaf and hard-of-hearing students from Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf went head-to-head April 26 during The Next Big Idea Competition, a Shark Tank-style business competition...
April 27th, 2017
The rise of social media has had many upsides, but a downside has been the spread of misleading misinformation, distortion of facts and "fake news" that has been sweeping the globe-all masterfully manipulated to look like credible journalistic...
April 26th, 2017
Five teams of student entrepreneurs at Rochester Institute of Technology will pitch their business ideas to a panel of Rochester-area investors on April 26 in hopes of launching their products or businesses. RIT's Tiger...
April 25th, 2017
Two Rochester Institute of Technology student teams from Saunders College of Business were named Global Top 100 Performers in a head-to-head competition against 2,084 teams from 122 worldwide colleges and universities. The MBA graduate students...
April 23rd, 2017
Several Saunders faculty researchers and recipients of Seed Fund awards were recently recognized at a University-wide reception for their respective research. Seed funding proposals are a $5,000 grant awarded to proposals written during the fall...
April 20th, 2017
Nabil Z. Nasr, associate provost for academic affairs and founding director of Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), has been honored for a lifetime of engineering distinction and leadership by the...
April 19th, 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology's Center for Urban Entrepreneurship (CUE) is offering a series of free events and workshops for current or aspiring business owners seeking insight into understanding the market environment...
April 13th, 2017
Four clients of the Venture Creations Business Incubator at Rochester Institute of Technology have advanced to the final round of the 2017 Rochester Venture Challenge business competition. The four companies will compete against each...
April 13th, 2017
Thirty-five teams of student entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges at the fifth annual Finger Lakes Regional Semi-Finalist Presentation Round of the New York Business Plan Competition, 5:30-9:30 p.m. today, April 13,...
April 10th, 2017
Two of Saunders College’s faculty have been recognized by the university for their excellence in teaching and scholarship. Awarded to faculty who have demonstrated excellent scholarship over a sustained period, Dr. John Ettlie receives ‘The...
April 10th, 2017
It's been a long journey for Youssoupha Gaye from Senegal, West Africa, and Yacarely Mairena Davila from Managua, Nicaragua, who are at RIT as Fulbright students. Both are pursuing MBA degrees at Saunders College of Business. Gaye, who speaks...
April 9th, 2017
Four Saunders College of Business students at Rochester Institute of Technology created a "pillar of exclusivity" marketing plan that would make the Macy's department store shopping experience more exclusive and luxurious to current...

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