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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.

August 25th, 2016
Entrepreneurship is a central tenet of the Saunders College of Business. All the way from conception to commercialization, we strive to provide students with a sense of what drives the best entrepreneurs and innovators, so that...
August 25th, 2016
There are some hard and fast rules on the responsibilities and skills required of board members and directors of a nonprofit organization. Author Eugene H. Fram (with Vicki Brown) packs a big punch in a little (114-page) book, Going for Impact:...
August 17th, 2016
For the second consecutive summer, Rochester Institute of Technology's Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction and Creativity (MAGIC) has earned the right to brag about the unique digital projects multidisciplinary student teams have created...
August 17th, 2016
The opening bell for RIT's new Business Analytics Lab is ringing loud and clear in Lowenthal Hall. The 40-year-old building, home to Saunders College of Business, is getting an aesthetics "bling" that will be much more than window dressing....
August 17th, 2016
Mariana Pinheiro, an industrial design graduate student from Brazil, loves bringing her projects to life. Her most recent undertaking, The Band Toy, is a series of interactive instruments designed to stimulate the senses of children with low-motor...
August 16th, 2016
Tracking driver fatigue, creating toys for developmentally disabled children, and developing body temperature-regulated apparel for multiple sclerosis patients are a few of the uniquely innovative business ideas created by multidisciplinary...
August 9th, 2016
Rochester Institute of Technology students Sean Maraia and Jacqueline McGraw are hoping their new mobile app will help young children living with mental health issues cope with their feelings and eventually overcome debilitating...
August 8th, 2016
Shalini (Shal) Khazanchi has been named department chair of management, international business and entrepreneurship of Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology. Khazanchi is associate professor of management at Saunders...
August 3rd, 2016
It took the sudden passing of her father, caretaking responsibilities for her ailing mother, a bout with breast cancer, the death of her beloved companion, and the decision to leave a corporate sales career she excelled at before Joanne Jaworski...
August 3rd, 2016
David Fuehrer's life was put on pause at age 25 when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2002. The emotional bombshell came while Fuehrer, a competitive athlete who had just won the New York state natural bodybuilding title, was...
August 3rd, 2016
Kurt Kreckel may have graduated from RIT more than 40 years ago, but that hasn't stopped him from coming back to learn a thing or two. For nearly five years, Kreckel '73 (business administration) has been a member of Osher Lifelong Learning...
August 3rd, 2016
Aaron Foss '00, '01 (information technology, MBA) has an impact on more than 16 million people's daily lives. Foss developed technology that stops robocalls from telemarketers. Since his technology and now company, Nomorobo, won a Federal Trade...
August 2nd, 2016
Greyson Watkins had big plans for a subscription-based family game night business. He hoped the idea would take off and he could accomplish what many entrepreneurs dream about-calling the shots and becoming a self-made millionaire. But not long...
August 2nd, 2016
When 2013 graduates Sean Petterson and Justin Hillery started their industrial safety products company as students, they wrote in their business plan that they would one day partner with a large conglomerate. Four years later, it happened: 3M,...
July 22nd, 2016
Deborah Stendardi has been elected chair of the Rochester Downtown Development Corporation for 2016-2017. Stendardi is vice president of government and community relations at Rochester Institute of Technology and has been an active member of...
July 18th, 2016
John Tu has been promoted to senior associate dean of Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology. Tu is a professor of management information systems and previously served as Saunders College associate dean. "John's...
July 5th, 2016
Rochester Institute of Technology's Center for Urban Entrepreneurship (CUE) is seeking companies that have been in business for at least one year to participate in its Capacity Building Program, which begins July 25. Space is limited to 10...

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