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.

May 15th, 2013
Christin Boggs, who earned her Master of Fine Arts degree in imaging arts from Rochester Institute of Technology in 2010, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to create an extensive photographic record of food practices in...
May 15th, 2013
8:10 a.m. update: The Microelectronics and Engineering buildings (buildings 17 and 9) reopened just before 8 a.m. The buildings had been closed since Henrietta fire crews and county hazmat responded to campus this morning after a gas alarm...
May 13th, 2013
Courtney Tennant, who graduates this May with a BA degree in new media marketing from Saunders College of Business, is the recipient of the RIT Outstanding Female Senior Award. Since 1996, the RIT Women's Council annually grants the award to a...
May 13th, 2013
Rochester Institute of Technology kicks off its 128th annual commencement weekend at 2 p.m. Friday, May 17, with its Academic Convocation. RIT President Bill Destler will confer more than 3,500 undergraduate and graduate degrees at this campus-...
May 4th, 2013
The crowds cheered, the music blared and an eclectic group of child-sized cars raced around Simone Circle Saturday morning as the E-Durance Challenge launched the 2013 Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival. At stake: the chance to win...
May 3rd, 2013
"Technology is one of the many factors that will influence leadership in this century." -Bill McDermott, Co-CEO, SAP Former Xerox corporate executive Emerson Fullwood remembers interviewing young Bill McDermott more than 30 years ago for an...
May 1st, 2013
Three college freshmen from Rochester Institute of Technology didn't have to worry about building codes or contractor bids. Their job was simply to come up with a winning architectural plan for RIT's new downtown Center for Urban Entrepreneurship...
April 30th, 2013
Four teams of students from Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf wrapped up months of conception, research, design, engineering and marketing when they showed off their inventions, new technology and...
April 26th, 2013
RIT's annual Spring Festival, or SpringFest, is a campus-wide celebration hosted by the College Activities Board. Helping to organize this year's festivities is Avis Lyons, RIT's CAB director. Lyons is a fourth-year international business major...
April 25th, 2013
The answer is "Business." The question is "What is FUN?" as the E. Philip Saunders College of Business presents "Nerf Jeopardy" and a variety of interactive activities for Imagine RIT festivalgoers in the Business District lobby of Lowenthal Hall...
April 25th, 2013
Dwight Gould, CEO of Aviatech LLC, founded his company when he realized the "interactive world was a new space." The Rochester Institute of Technology alumnus ('72, business administration) will discuss "From Billboards to Blogs: A Journey of...
April 23rd, 2013
Maya Angelou's rescheduled visit to Rochester Institute of Technology on Tuesday, April 30, has been canceled due to the recent hospitalization of the renowned poet and author. RIT's Division for Diversity & Inclusion and its partners...
April 16th, 2013
For the third consecutive year, Rochester Institute of Technology has been named one of North America's greenest universities by The Princeton Review. The publication's Guide to 322 Green Colleges, released this morning, evaluates colleges and...
April 15th, 2013
Kick off the beloved Rochester festival season in the best way imaginable. Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 4, and the 2013 Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival. The festival, now in its sixth year, returns with more than 350...
April 12th, 2013
Hundreds of visitors, including industry and political leaders, will receive a firsthand look at the new Sustainability Institute Hall during a dedication event today at the Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), "a living lab" that...
April 11th, 2013
Students who demonstrate leadership, service and positive spirit deserve to be celebrated. Rochester Institute of Technology honored its star students during the 2013 Leadership Awards April 10. Students received scholarships from the RIT...
April 10th, 2013
You don't have to Google it! 
 Raj Murthy, assistant professor of marketing in the E. Philip Saunders College of Business, has already done the online market research. He says RIT is the only institution in upstate New York offering a...
April 5th, 2013
Three teams with innovative business ideas will represent Rochester Institute of Technology in the New York State Business Competition finals, to be held at the State University of New York at Albany on April 26. They were among 23 teams...

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