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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.

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...
Student inspired by McChord's generosity
March 19th, 2018
RIT student Lindsay Reardon is thrilled about the opportunities that are in store for students anxious to create and manage their own businesses. An entrepreneur by nature, Reardon is no stranger to self-employment, beginning as a high school...
RIT student and company CEO dedicated to changing energy landscape for HVAC customers
March 15th, 2018
Rochester Institute of Technology student Brandon Hudson was already a young entrepreneur when he was asked to build a web-based thermostat for a new energy-solutions business. Three years later, the fourth-year applied arts and sciences major from...
Saunders College Celebrates Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars
March 14th, 2018
Since 1976, RIT has honored the top 1% of undergraduate students that are able to maintain a high standard of academic excellence while also giving back to their community through civic or volunteer work, conducting research, or being engaged...
More than 100 learners complete RIT's first edX MicroMasters program
March 5th, 2018
One-hundred and thirty-six learners from around the globe have completed the first MicroMasters program offered by Rochester Institute of Technology, through the edX online learning platform. Armed with a MicroMasters credential in Project...
Saunders College of Business Online Executive MBA program ranks 5th among nation's top online programs
March 5th, 2018
Saunders College of Business at RIT continues to be recognized for academic excellence among colleges and universities. In Online MBA Today’s 2018 Online EMBA Program Rankings, released on March 5, Saunders College placed #5 overall out of 25 of...
Top RIT News stories and videos for February 2018
March 1st, 2018
Check out all of February's most popular stories and videos below: Top News Stories 1. Two RIT Kosovo alumnae named to Forbes '30 Under 30' list 2. RIT Venture Creations graduate receives major investment from Empire State Development 3....
RIT teams place first, second in marketing competition
February 27th, 2018
Two teams of students from Rochester Institute of Technology took first and second place Friday in the fifth annual Student Marketing Campaign Competition hosted by the local chapter of the American Marketing Association. A team from RIT's...
Saunders College of Business Marketing Students Win First Prize in the AMA Rochester Charles Schwab Case Contest
February 26th, 2018
RIT Saunders College of Business marketing students, Joe Morone and Maria Tovar, placed first in the 5th annual AMA Rochester Collegiate Relations Conference Case Contest. The marketing campaign competition took place at Brook Lea Country Club on...
RIT Venture Creations graduate receives major investment from Empire State Development
February 15th, 2018
A 2017 graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology's Venture Creations technology business incubator is the recipient of a major investment from Empire State Development. Token, an identity technology start-up founded by RIT alumni Melanie and...
Saunders College of Business Online Executive MBA program named in 2018 Poets&Quants ranking
February 14th, 2018
The Online Executive MBA program in Rochester Institute of Technology's Saunders College of Business ranked second in the category of career outcomes for graduates, and 13th overall, in the list of top online MBA programs by Poets&Quants, a...
RIT students design highway billboard to help 'pay it forward'
February 9th, 2018
RIT student Sarah Johnson has a lot to be thankful for, including her health. And a class offered through Saunders College of Business has allowed Johnson the unique opportunity to "thank" a favorite charity using a billboard high above Rochester...
Kevin Sheldon announced as new Alumni Association President
February 2nd, 2018
Kevin Sheldon '02 (management information systems) began serving his two-year term as the new Alumni Association President on Jan. 1. In addition to his career as vice president of operations at CareJourney, Sheldon is passionate about serving...
Customized education is a matter of personal choice
January 29th, 2018
"We're different. Be different." The philosophy behind RIT's School of Individualized Study has continued to attract a variety of students who want to design a multidisciplinary-customized degree to meet their own personal...

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