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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 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.

RIT hosts 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,...
Student start-up receives Student Achievement Award
October 11th, 2018
Nathan DeMario, a mechanical engineering graduate student, is the chief technical officer of Phase Innovations. From South Wales, N.Y., DeMario joined the Phase Innovations team during his undergraduate education at Alfred State College. The...
October 9th, 2018
As seen in the Rochester Business Journal: Capstone projects are the ‘crown’ of the community By: Rochester Business Journal Staff By Jacqueline R. Mozrall April 14, 2017 Imagine a team of seasoned professionals walking into a business to...
October 9th, 2018
As seen in the Rochester Business Journal: Business schools have a dual mission: to educate students and to create knowledge through rigorous scientific research. Research in business schools plays a major role because it affects not only what we...
Meet SCB Distinguished Alumnus Jim Goff
October 8th, 2018
When Jim Goff MBA '91 (business administration) isn't running the Landsman Development Corp., a successful central and western New York real estate development firm, as its president and CEO, he is most likely giving back, in some capacity, to RIT...
October 4th, 2018
Women in Leadership:  It’s NOT about Gender As seen in the Rochester Business Journal: The movement continues—women are progressing into leadership positions and making a significant impact. Forbes recent Leader Board of the top 100 of “The...
October 4th, 2018
As seen in the Rochester Business Journal: Financial Modeling: Leveraging computing power to make sound decisions “The world is running out of computing capacity,” warned Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at the most recent World Economic Forum in...
October 4th, 2018
Those with expertise in MIS will earn a median salary of $135,800 As seen in the Rochester Business Journal: Management Information Systems – Connecting Business and Technology Organizations and their business managers love their data. And...
NTID Dyer Arts Center director named '40 Under 40' honoree
October 1st, 2018
Known throughout Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf as a "force of nature," Tabitha Jacques has been selected as a 2018 Forty Under 40 honoree by the Rochester Business Journal. As director of NTID's...
Company led by RIT student wins $250,000 at New York state business competition
September 27th, 2018
Rochester Institute of Technology student-entrepreneur Brandon Hudson is finding success thanks to original thinking and his desire to transform the energy landscape for HVAC customers. On Sept. 25, Hudson, a fourth-year applied arts and...
'Rubes' cartoonist Leigh Rubin to share his expertise with RIT students
September 26th, 2018
Syndicated cartoonist Leigh Rubin, the creator of Rubes, has been named the first cartoonist-in-residence at Rochester Institute of Technology and will meet with students in RIT's College of Art and Design, School of Individualized Studies and...
RIT hosts two-day World Remanufacturing Conference featuring industry thought leaders
September 26th, 2018
More than 150 thought leaders from around the world gathered in Rochester last week for the RIC-RIT World Remanufacturing Conference, receiving the latest briefings on emerging trends and issues of critical importance to the remanufacturing...
RIT Saunders College of Business honors university alumni during REDCOM milestone anniversary celebration
September 26th, 2018
Rochester Institute of Technology's Saunders College of Business is honored to recognize the 40th anniversary of REDCOM Laboratories Inc., a local communications company with many ties to RIT. More than 30 percent of the employees at REDCOM-...
Graduate Scholarships at Saunders
September 20th, 2018
Saunders College of Business recognizes that there can often be a financial burden associated with pursuing a graduate degree. For this reason, Saunders offers several options to reduce the cost of graduate education.  Saunders Leadership...
RIT Saunders College of Business distinguished professor earns Trailblazer Award
September 19th, 2018
dt ogilvie, Distinguished Professor of Urban Entrepreneurship at Rochester Institute of Technology's Saunders College of Business, has been given the Trailblazer Award by The PhD Project Management Doctoral Student Association. According to The...
Business from the Beginning
September 17th, 2018
At Saunders College of Business, we don't wait for new students to settle in before diving into a world-class education. From day one we hit the ground running, providing technology-based business education designed to deliver the RIT...
RIT helps students take an entrepreneurial gap year to make business ideas flourish
September 13th, 2018
Brandon Hudson, a Rochester Institute of Technology student and CEO of Connexus, is taking a gap year to focus on growing his company with help from a new program at RIT. Hudson is the first student selected for the Gap Year Entrepreneurship...
2019 Best Colleges #6 MIS Ranking
September 12th, 2018
The Management Information Systems (MIS) program at RIT's Saunders College of Business has advanced to #6 nationally in the College Factual 2019 Best Colleges ranking. This represents a significant move for the...

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