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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.

RIT honors its researchers
April 19th, 2018
 Rochester Institute of Technology honored researchers who served as principal investigators on active awards in fiscal year 2017 at an April 18 reception. Also recognized were the 19 recipients of Seed Funding Awards and 10 new inductees in RIT...
RIT students take top awards at statewide Game Development Challenge
April 13th, 2018
Rochester Institute of Technology students took top honors at the second annual New York State Game Development Challenge held April 12 at The Strong in Rochester, N.Y. The contest, hosted by RIT's Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction and...
SCB visiting lecturer honored with outstanding 
teaching award
April 12th, 2018
Philip Gelsomino can be described in many ways-among them are honest, straightforward, compassionate, boisterous and just plain loud. In fact, the visiting lecturer in the Saunders College of Business says his booming voice and near constant...
RIT honors outstanding professors of the year
April 12th, 2018
The Celebration of Teaching and Scholarship, which honors the recipients of the annual Eisenhart Awards, is set for Tuesday, April 17. The awards recognize members of the RIT community "who contribute significantly to student learning and academic...
April 11th, 2018
Three faculty members of Saunders College of Business were awarded the Provost’s Learning Innovation Grants for 2018. Those awarded include Julie Cecchini, Clyde Eirikur Hull and Hao Zhang. Cecchini and Hull were each awarded an...
Research Fuels Ideas  and Creativity that  Power RIT Designers
April 10th, 2018
RIT is one of the top universities in the nation working at the intersection of technology, the arts, and design. The university's design programs are world ranked due to innovative students and faculty, along with close ties to industry and...
REDCOM donates advanced telephony equipment to RIT's Telecommunications System Lab
April 9th, 2018
REDCOM, a long-time partner of the telecommunications engineering technology program at Rochester Institute of Technology, recently donated its call control software, Sigma Core, to the university to provide students access to the latest...
ThermApparel partners with MS Foundation to provide cooling vests to people in need
April 9th, 2018
For the nearly 400,000 people nationwide who suffer from heat sensitivity as a side effect of multiple sclerosis, a Rochester, N.Y.-based company is committed to providing cooling relief at a reasonable cost. ThermApparel, a company in Rochester...
April 9th, 2018
Interested in pursuing a graduate degree, but are unsure if you want to make the commitment? Saunders College of Business is offering prospective graduate students to "start now, apply later." Visit our Graduate Admissions page to submit our...
Student start-up uses smart apparel to help individuals with autism
April 5th, 2018
James McGee and Kerri Zalba are two members of a student start-up company called Gaia. Co-founded by Brent Chase '17 (biomedical engineering), Joseph Clifford '17 (mechanical engineering) and Liam Herlihy '17 (electrical engineering), Gaia's aim...
Alumni start-up featured in 'Inc.' as one of the 'Coolest College Startups'
April 5th, 2018
Gaia, a company founded by RIT alumni, was featured in an Inc. article listing the top eight "Coolest College Startups" as named by the Student Startup Madness competition at South by Southwest. This company is almost entirely run by RIT students...
Top RIT News stories and videos for March 2018
April 2nd, 2018
Check out all of March's most popular stories below: Top News Stories 1. 'U.S. News...
RIT students take the plunge into the Tiger Tank on April 5
April 2nd, 2018
Five teams of student entrepreneurs at Rochester Institute of Technology will pitch their business ideas to a panel of Rochester-area investors on April 5 in hopes of launching their products or businesses. RIT's Tiger Tank competition will be...
RIT's School of Hospitality and Service Innovation to become part of Saunders College of Business
March 30th, 2018
Rochester Institute of Technology's School of International Hospitality and Service Innovation (IHSI) will become part of the university's Saunders College of Business. The school, originally part of RIT's College of Applied Science and Technology...
March 26th, 2018
Rochester Institute of Technology's graduate business programs continue to be among the best in the nation and globally among colleges and universities, evidenced by various rankings and recognitions reflected upon student success...
Saunders College of Business 'Sharpen the Saw' brings alumni back to the classroom
March 20th, 2018
The 15th annual Sharpen the Saw day hosted by Saunders College of Business offered professional and personal advice to graduates of RIT's Executive MBA program. More than 75 participants attended the daylong event on March 16. "Sharpen the Saw...
'U.S. News & World Report' ranks RIT among best graduate schools
March 20th, 2018
Six Rochester Institute of Technology graduate programs are among the best in the nation, with several on the rise according to U.S. News...
Video game made by alumni coming to Playstation 4
March 19th, 2018
Super Daryl Deluxe, an action role-playing game created by RIT alumni Gary Porter '15 (game design and development) and Dan Plate '16 (illustration), will launch on the SONY Playstation 4 and Steam platforms this spring. The duo, co-founders of...
Increasing High School Students Interest in Accounting
March 19th, 2018
Exposing high school students from various schools to college-career exploration programs like the College, Accounting and You (CAY) has benefited hundreds of students since its inception in 1999 at RIT.  “I can’t believe that it’s been...
RIT's first alumni house  set to open this summer
March 19th, 2018
RIT's first multipurpose welcome center for alumni on campus has a new name and a new location. The 5,700-square-foot house on the west side of campus across the street from Riverknoll Apartments will be the first permanent on-campus...

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