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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 Vienna Carvalho at vnccom@rit.edu with RIT University News Service, or explore our business faculty experts page to find faculty specializing in the topic you are covering.

Saunders Leadership Fellows Program
January 18th, 2019
Becoming a Fellow The Saunders Leadership Fellows Program is designed to enhance the education of selected students by providing resources and opportunities tailored to the individual. Fellows receive even more personalized...
RIT Esports levels up with new national collegiate league and esports lounge
January 16th, 2019
RIT Esports is moving up a level, joining a national collegiate league commissioned by the Electronic Gaming Federation and moving into a new space the university is designating for esports competitions. The esports industry is continuing to...
RIT's online programs ranked among best in the nation
January 15th, 2019
Rochester Institute of Technology has been recognized for having some of the best online programs in the nation. The 2019 U.S. News...
Graduate Students
January 11th, 2019
RIT Students applying to Saunders College of Business graduate programs may now be qualified to waive the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test score requirement. This new policy has been put into...
Dr. Manlu Liu and Shoufan Qiu
January 10th, 2019
Dr. Manlu Liu and graduate student Shoufan Qiu received the Best Paper Award for their coauthored paper titled “Diffusion of Innovation in Accounting: How have the Big Four been Adopting Blockchain Technology.”...
DECA-logo
January 8th, 2019
Saunders College of Business is now giving a $1,000 scholarship to an incoming freshman who participated in DECA, a not-for-profit student organization, in high school. To be eligible for consideration, students must be accepted into the Saunders...
RIT's Saunders College MBA program named in Times Higher Education/The Wall Street Journal ranking
December 10th, 2018
The MBA program at Rochester Institute of Technology's Saunders College of Business has been ranked 54th among business colleges and universities around the world by the Times Higher Education/The Wall Street Journal. Rankings were based on...
RIT's supply chain management degree helps students meet industry demand in specialized field
December 7th, 2018
Rochester Institute of Technology student Nikolas Kelly is thrilled by efficiency, order, logistics and streamlining. So, it's no surprise that he found his niche studying supply chain management in RIT's Saunders College of Business, which he...
'Crazy Platez,' RIT-student created video game, officially launches on multiple platforms
December 4th, 2018
A team of Rochester Institute of Technology students is celebrating the culmination of years of hard work with the official launch of their award-winning video game. Crazy Platez, a high-octane, Rochester-themed game, is now available on the...
RIT Earns 2019 Top Ranking for MIS Program
November 29th, 2018
#1 in New York, #6 in the Nation Saunders College of Business at RIT has performed exceptionally well in the 2019 ranking of Management Information Systems(MIS) degree programs. This ranking was performed by College Factual,...
Saunders College online MBA among top in Princeton Review rankings
November 13th, 2018
Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology is ranked eighth in Princeton Review's "Top 25 Online MBA Programs for 2019." The college ranking remains strong with Saunders College earning Top 10 placements the past four...
November 12th, 2018
Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology is among the top 90 full-time MBA programs in Bloomberg Businessweek's 2018 rankings of best US business schools. Saunders College ranked at No. 88 this year based on student...
Alumnus Donald J. Truesdale named chair of RIT Board of Trustees
November 12th, 2018
Donald J. Truesdale has been named the 20th chairman of the Rochester Institute of Technology Board of Trustees. Truesdale, who has served on the RIT board since 2008, graduated from RIT in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business...
RIT helps veterans take their next step
November 8th, 2018
After serving in the U.S. Army for six years, including a yearlong deployment to Iraq, Mireya Salinas decided to pursue a career in photography. She had already earned a bachelor's degree from Excelsior College while in the Army, completed a two...
Toilet seat that detects congestive heart failure takes top spot in RIT's Tiger Tank entrepreneurship competition
November 7th, 2018
Nicholas Conn always knew a career as an electrical engineer was in his future. But he never could have predicted that his future would also involve toilet seats. On Nov. 5, Conn, a postdoctoral fellow at Rochester Institute of Technology, took...
Annual Entrepreneurship Conference hosted by RIT Simone Center Oct. 26
October 23rd, 2018
Rochester Institute of Technology's Albert J. Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship welcomes the public to its 14th Entrepreneurship Conference at Rochester Institute of Technology on Friday, Oct. 26. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the RIT...
October 23rd, 2018
Each year the Adirondack Cup Competition, sponsored by Adirondack Research and Management Inc., brings together dozens of schools from the Northeast region of the US to compete against each other. Students create and manage a hypothetical...
RIT to host three-day event exploring how creatives can employ applied critical thinking
October 18th, 2018
The College of Art and Design-Rochester Institute of Technology's creative hub where art, design, science and technology intersect-will explore how artists and designers can use applied critical thinking in the creative process during "Applied...
RIT Saunders College of Business hosts annual Gasser Lecture Series Oct. 19
October 17th, 2018
Throughout her career in the fashion industry, Jenny Fleiss has always been passionate about making fashion accessible to everyone. As CEO and co-founder of Jetblack and Rent the Runway, both innovative companies dedicated to making shopping...
Online Masters Ranking
October 15th, 2018
The Online Executive MBA (EMBA) program at Saunders College of Business is ranked #6 by OnlineMasters.com for 2019 Best MBA Programs. The Online EMBA program, known for it's applied leadership, strategic thinking,...

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