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.

Cutting-Edge Financial Education at Saunders
October 15th, 2021
Learning finance and accounting at Saunders College of Business puts students ahead of the curve and in employers’ sights as programs are nationally ranked and curriculum is regularly revised with feedback from the finance and accounting advisory...
Marketing and MIS: Analytics for a Better Business
October 15th, 2021
Learning analytics at Saunders College of Business puts students ahead of the competition and in employers’ sights. Both the marketing and management information systems (MIS) classes are up-to-date, industry-driven, and based on feedback from...
Munson says campus is lively, growing
October 14th, 2021
RIT President David Munson said the campus now is as lively as he’s ever seen it, with students enjoying activities, this weekend’s Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend, and construction projects at full speed. “There is a lot of pent-up energy...
RIT surpasses $76 million in research funding in 2020-21 pandemic year
October 11th, 2021
Rochester Institute of Technology’s sponsored research awards surpassed $76 million for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, another significant milestone in spite of the challenges posed to research efforts brought about by the pandemic. This follows...
Global Intelligence to Manage Across Borders and Industries
October 8th, 2021
Saunders College of Business teaches students how to thrive in an increasingly global, connected, and diverse business environment. Through its hospitality and tourism management, international business, or management degrees, students gain an...
Driving Innovation and Global Networks for Efficiencies and Growth
October 8th, 2021
Saunders College of Business combines cutting-edge technology, strong business practices, and engineering knowledge, giving students what they need to succeed in competitive industries. Working with The Simone Center for Innovation and...
Faculty compensation is focus of NSF-sponsored research
October 8th, 2021
As a scientist and associate professor, Annemarie Ross is nothing but confident when it comes to teaching chemistry to students with differing abilities, or explaining the complexities of climate science to Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. But...
Integrate Technology to Drive Business
October 5th, 2021
Through Saunders College of Business’ six science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs; master of business administration (MBA), accounting and analytics, business analytics, finance, global supply chain management (GSCM), and...
RIT joins with New York state chapter of HIMSS to help students start careers in healthcare IT management
October 4th, 2021
RIT students hoping to enter the healthcare IT workforce now have a jumpstart, as the university joins with the New York state chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). RIT has joined HIMSS as an Academic...
Student wins distinguished Statler Scholarship of Excellence
September 24th, 2021
Ndidiamaka “Ndidi” Chimah, a third-year hospitality and tourism management major from Baltimore, has been awarded the Statler Scholarship of Excellence. This prestigious scholarship, valued at $25,000, is awarded to students that go above and beyond...
Brick City Weekend returns Oct. 15-17
September 22nd, 2021
This year’s Rochester Institute of Technology’s Brick City Homecoming and Family Weekend, Oct. 15 through 17, features numerous in-person events including entertainment, men’s and women’s hockey, speakers, escape rooms, axe throwing, a zip line,...
Students make finals—and history—as part of autonomous race at Indianapolis Speedway
September 21st, 2021
Many only dream of racing the historic oval at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Several RIT engineering and computing students will make that dream come true. Members of RIT’s Autonomous Vehicle team will join partner universities as finalists in the...
Saunders College of Business jumps 16 spots in ‘Bloomberg Businessweek’ rankings
September 16th, 2021
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business’ MBA program jumped 16 spots in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2021 rankings of best full-time MBA programs in the nation. Saunders College ranked No. 77 overall, with a diversity rating of...
RIT again ranked among the best universities in the nation by ‘U.S. News’
September 13th, 2021
Rochester Institute of Technology has again been recognized as one of the best national universities by U.S. News...
Saunders College names Mark Davitt, CEO of ConServe, recipient of 2021 Vanden Brul Award
September 8th, 2021
Mark Davitt, founding CEO of ConServe, has been named the 2021 recipient of the Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award, presented by Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology. The award, created in 1984, is annually...
RIT welcomes first university cohort of Combined Accelerated Pathways program
September 7th, 2021
For driven first-year RIT students like Lauren Reger and Palak Wadhwa, getting a jump on studying and conducting research, all while steadily moving on the path toward a graduate degree, was an opportunity they couldn’t pass up. Reger, Wadhwa, and...
Technology Focused Graduate Programs Deliver Top Career Skills and STEM OPT Work Extensions
September 3rd, 2021
Saunders College of Business MBA and select master of science programs recently received STEM designations (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). This ensures they meet the highest standards for technology skills in business while offering...
Saunders College of Business celebrates upcoming expansion and renovation with ceremonial groundbreaking
September 1st, 2021
RIT’s Saunders College of Business celebrated the expansion and renovation of Max Lowenthal Hall with a ceremonial groundbreaking Aug. 31. RIT President David Munson and Saunders College Dean Jacqueline Mozrall were joined by donors E. Philip...
Progress on track despite pandemic, Munson says
August 20th, 2021
Rochester Institute of Technology’s students, faculty, and staff are starting a new academic year during a continuing global pandemic. But that’s not stopping the momentum of student enrollment and success, research, fundraising, and building...
Dreams, hard work, and success await new students
August 18th, 2021
A record number of first-year Rochester Institute of Technology students Wednesday made their way to the Gordon Field House and Activities Center to cheers and welcomes from faculty, staff, and members of the RIT Pep Band during the annual Tiger...

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