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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.

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April 4th, 2019
Students of Graduate Accounting Programs now Eligible to Become Fellows By expanding the Saunders Leadership Fellows Program, students from graduate accounting programs will have the opportunity to enhance their education. The program is designed...
Providing safe power after a hurricane
April 1st, 2019
Entrepreneur David Rodriguez ’92 (MBA) is doing his part to provide new clean energy solutions to the nearly 3.4 million residents of Puerto Rico who live in the constant presence of destructive tropical storms and hurricanes. With his company,...
Fixing up computers to help people in need
April 1st, 2019
When he was in high school, Josh Geise, a fifth-year computing security student, was involved in the Virginia Student Training and Refurbishment Program. Through the program, Geise became a program manager and helped run events where the group...
RIT Venture Fund helps turn ideas into businesses
April 1st, 2019
Kailey Bradt ’15 (chemical engineering), ’18 MS (product development) had an idea for a waterless, powder shampoo that could change the way the world looks at haircare. When she needed funding to get her company, OWA (Out of this World Amazing)...
Tiger Love: Love at first double-take
April 1st, 2019
Shortly after Marcy (Thurman) Brenner ’87 (new media marketing) arrived at RIT in the fall of 1984, she caught a glimpse of Chris Brenner ’87 (graphic design) skateboarding down the Quarter Mile. “I literally stopped and spun around and did a...
Finance at RIT
April 1st, 2019
Finance at RIT Saunders College of Business prepares students with a deep understanding of financial systems, including public, private and government spaces. Finance students are presented with the opportunity to become an expert in...
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March 29th, 2019
Online Executive MBA Program Ranks #20 Globally Saunders College of Business is proud to regularly receive high rankings for a variety of business programs. This week, Saunders College was included in the 2019 Global MBA Rankings published by CEO...
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March 28th, 2019
Luke Greener Awarded an Outstanding Accounting Student Award Luke Greener will be presented with an Outstanding Accounting Student Award by the Rochester Chapter of the NYS Society of CPAs in April. He is working towards an MBA...
March 25th, 2019
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 Spotlight: Student attends Diversity Abroad Student Leadership Summit
March 21st, 2019
Kevin Mejia, from Yonkers, N.Y., has always been passionate about traveling. During his time at RIT, the fourth-year business management and international and global studies double major has traveled to France, Germany, England and Cuba through the...
Saunders College professorship facilitates ‘unlikely’ interdisciplinary research relationships
March 21st, 2019
Victor Perotti is no stranger to RIT, having worked as a faculty member in Saunders College of Business since 1997. But he also strives to create, innovate, reinvent and explore new opportunities as is defined in his latest role as The Benjamin...
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March 20th, 2019
Dr. Hao Zhang, Associate Professor of Finance in Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology, has been selected as a recipient of the Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching for the 2018-2019 academic year. Dr. Zhang received...
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March 20th, 2019
Master of Management Ranks #16 Nationally The Financial Engineer (TFE) Times has ranked Saunders College of Business among the 2019 Top Graduate Programs in North America again this year. TFE Times looks at a variety of components when...
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March 18th, 2019
Andrea Green Wins Award at the AMA Rochester Collegiate Competition Andrea Green received an Incentive Award at the AMA Rochester 6th Annual Collegiate Conference in February 2019. The award included a plaque along with $250 that will go towards...
Award-winning journalist, RIT Minett Professor to lead women’s leadership conference at RIT, March 22
March 15th, 2019
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Saunders College of Business hosts the 10th annual Power Your Potential Women’s Conference, Friday, March 22, in RIT’s University Gallery, Vignelli Center. The conference will be led by Janet Lomax, former news...
‘U.S. News’ ranks RIT among best graduate schools
March 12th, 2019
Rochester Institute of Technology graduate programs are among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News annual statistical survey of graduate programs published today. RIT master’s degree programs in engineering, business and physician...
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March 6th, 2019
Bergmann will be the First Power Your Potential Corporate Sponsor  Saunders College of Business is excited to announce Bergmann as the exclusive corporate sponsor of the Power Your Potential Women’s Leadership Conference on Friday, March 22...
RIT students find networking is key to land co-ops and jobs
February 28th, 2019
Most college career fairs pair students with company recruiters looking to hire students after graduation. But at Rochester Institute of Technology, thousands of co-op placements a year - which may be 12 weeks, or up to eight months - are also...
Student Spotlight: Attending Kennedy Center theater festival
February 22nd, 2019
Victoria Covell, Jamie Froio and Kimmie Sandberg were all part of RIT’s production of Cabaret from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2, 2018. Covell, a third-year graphic design student from Jacksonville, Ill., has always been a dancer, but wasn’t involved in theater...
Photo from awards ceremony
February 22nd, 2019
FEI Scholarship Given to Benjamin Frenett On Tuesday Benjamin Frenett, a 3rd year Accounting and Finance dual major in Saunders College of Business at RIT, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Rochester Chapter of Financial Executives...

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