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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 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’s Tiger Spirit hits campus with branded face coverings
January 29th, 2021
RIT’s Tiger Spirit will soon be felt—and seen—on campus with the addition of a branded version of the year’s most essential accessory. About 25,000, three-ply cloth face coverings, emblazoned with the RIT logo and a roaring tiger image, will be...
Scholarships Available for Grad School
January 28th, 2021
A graduate degree brings opportunity for high-level positions and increased salary, but the immediate cost can be a financial burden. Saunders College of Business seeks to alleviate these costs for its students. Here are our scholarships to cut the...
RIT’s online degree programs ranked among nation’s best in 2021
January 26th, 2021
Rochester Institute of Technology has been recognized for offering some of the best online programs in the nation. The 2021 U.S. News...
RIT’s Saunders College of Business jumps 33 spots in Poets&Quants nationwide listing
January 22nd, 2021
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business ranked 58th in the list of business schools in the nation by Poets...
Beacon Education announces partnership with RIT
January 19th, 2021
Beacon Education, the world’s largest provider of online graduate degrees to China, is excited to announce its newest partnership with Rochester Institute of Technology, beginning with RIT’s Saunders College of Business and the online MS in business...
Saunders College renovation, expansion to begin soon
January 15th, 2021
A transformational gift from serial entrepreneur and philanthropist E. Philip Saunders will help fund a major renovation and expansion to Max Lowenthal Hall, home of RIT’s Saunders College of Business. The $18 million project will add more than 35,...
Professor driving multidisciplinary research with real-time technology
January 15th, 2021
Life has been a bit of a whirlwind for Shaun Foster ’02 (MFA) since securing a MegaGrant from Epic Games, the creators behind Unreal Engine and popular video games such as Fortnite. The undergraduate program director of 3D digital design in RIT’s...
New economy majors connect with emerging careers
January 15th, 2021
Analytical thinking, complex problem solving, creativity, resiliency, and flexibility are among the top skills needed for emerging careers by 2025, according to the World Economic Forum’s “The Future of Jobs Report,” released in October....
Pandemic changes academics but standards remain the same
January 15th, 2021
First, RIT was forced to close campus operations in March and transition to alternative learning methods. Then, faculty and staff were tasked with developing a creative academic portfolio of online, blended, and in-person classes for the fall. Now...
Live birds, management for introverts, and creating new foods among classes awaiting RIT students
December 21st, 2020
You thought 2020 was bad? Try living in the dark underworld of 19th-century Victorian England, which featured poverty, cholera, epidemics, the Summer of the Great Stink (which led to the first modern urban sewage system), madhouses, arsenic...
Saunders College students rank in top 1 percent of global business simulation tournament
December 16th, 2020
This past semester, Saunders College of Business undergraduate management students continued a tradition of excellence, ranking in the top 1 percent of the prestigious Capsim Capstone Business Simulation. The simulation, which is a worldwide...
Faculty from four RIT campuses collaborate to teach global business class
December 14th, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted education at all levels across the globe, but Professor Zhi Tang said that one silver lining is that it has made people more comfortable with remote teaching and learning tools, opening the doors for new...
Expanded RIT Master Plan gives grads a solid next step
December 10th, 2020
Rochester Institute of Technology has announced an extension to a tuition scholarship program for RIT graduates seeking to further advance their career opportunities while the job market recalibrates and the country responds to the coronavirus...
RIT rolls out new Slack Enterprise Grid as collaboration tool for academic and business needs
December 4th, 2020
RIT is offering an expanded version of Slack, the popular interactive software, with features to improve coursework and project collaborations. Slack Enterprise Grid, the comprehensive version, offers upgrades to messaging across multiple,...
Saunders College of Business 2020 Award Winners
December 3rd, 2020
Saunders College of Business holds annual awards to honor faculty, staff, alumni and friends. These awards exemplify those who live out the College’s mission and vision! For additional information about the nomination process, visit the Saunders...
Department of International Hospitality and Service Innovation 2020 Award Winners
December 3rd, 2020
The Department of International Hospitality and Service Innovation (IHSI) at Saunders College of Business holds awards annually to honor the program's exceptional alumni. The three awards are named after exemplary alums, Sarah Margaret Gillam, Dr....
Combination of Technical Skill and Business Acumen
December 2nd, 2020
The management information systems (MIS) undergraduate degree at Saunders College of Business combines business and technical skills, allowing students to have one foot in each realm for a versatile business career. Students enjoy the degree as a...
Mastering Customer Experience
December 1st, 2020
Graduates from Saunders College of Business hospitality and tourism management (HTM) master of science program are professional “guestologists,” mastering customer experience and the market behind it. With access to cutting-edge technology and state...
The World at Your Fingertips
November 11th, 2020
The international business program at Saunders College of Business is designed to give students the knowledge to act with cultural understanding when facilitating business between international entities. With the additional co-major or minor of...
RIT to increase in-person course offerings for spring semester
November 9th, 2020
RIT students will have the opportunity to enroll in more than 1,000 in-person courses for spring semester when registration opens today. While course modalities for spring will still include a mix of in-person, blended, and online courses, the...

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