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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.

May 26th, 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology appointed the newest member of its Board of Trustees during a board meeting held on May 4. Hyacinth "Hope" V. Drummond, an RIT alumna who earned her Bachelor of Science in business administration-marketing from...
Company founded by RIT alumni makes Brazil's Top 100 startups list
May 25th, 2017
UNA Smart, touted by developers as an innovative way to brew coffee and tea anywhere and anytime and created by five Rochester Institute of Technology alumni, was recently named to Brazil's Top 100 startups list by 100 Open Startups and Wenovate-...
The biggest lesson is teamwork
May 23rd, 2017
Brian Lopipero and Deborah Stamps come from different career paths-and different cities-yet both are on the same cohort team while pursuing their online Executive MBA degrees at Saunders College of Business. Lopipero '10 (packaging science) from...
May 18th, 2017
The Graduate and Undergraduate Programs here at the Saunders College of Business provide students a unique and robust understanding of today’s business world. Thanks to what our faculty & staff enable, as well as what our students achieve,...
RIT announces Fulbright U.S. Student Program award recipient for 2017-2018
May 18th, 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology alumnus Brian Williams has received a prestigious Fulbright fellowship in finance for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides funds for American students to live in another country...
Outstanding students, faculty and alumni recognized at Division of Diversity and Inclusion's Celebration of Excellence
May 15th, 2017
The Rochester Institute of Technology community gathered to celebrate some of the university's greatest proponents of diversity and inclusion at A Celebration of Excellence on May 3. The Division of Diversity...
RIT student entrepreneur wins first place at New York State Business Plan Competition
May 15th, 2017
Kailey Bradt, a student in RIT's Master of Science in product development program from Corning, N.Y., won first place and $10,000 in the "Products" category at the eighth annual New York Business Plan Competition, sponsored by SUNY Polytechnic...
International MBA graduate will take her leadership skills back to Egypt
May 10th, 2017
Dalia Rehab is a pharmacist from Egypt who wants to open her own business-and offer a "safe place where people can come in and discuss their medications and treatments." "I want to change the reality of poverty that is huge back home," she said...
A family first: Graduating from college
May 9th, 2017
Thousands of RIT students will take the stage in the Gordon Field house this May to receive recognition as their status shifts from college student to college graduate. For Leah Bockhahn, Muhammad Ibraheem and Shantel Forrest, crossing that...
May 9th, 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology's graduate business programs continue to be noted for academic excellence globally among colleges and universities. Eduniversal Masters Rankings 2017 cited six graduate business degree programs at RIT's Saunders...
May 4th, 2017
Two exhibition teams are being recognized as the 2017 Fram Award winners for applied critical thinking excellence during the Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival on Saturday, May 6. Each winning team will share $250 Tiger Bucks....
May 4th, 2017
Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology is the host for the ninth annual Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Saunders College Competition on Friday, May 5. The event is expected to draw more than 700...
May 3rd, 2017
Two clients of the Venture Creations Business Incubator at Rochester Institute of Technology have won the top two prizes at the 2017 Rochester Venture Challenge business competition, hosted by High Tech Rochester. The winners were announced during...
May 2nd, 2017
News about an RIT scientist's research with the NASA New Horizons spacecraft was the most read story last month. Check out all of April's top stories and videos. Top News Stories 1. RIT scientist measures brightness of the universe with NASA's...
April 27th, 2017
The rise of social media has had many upsides, but a downside has been the spread of misleading misinformation, distortion of facts and "fake news" that has been sweeping the globe-all masterfully manipulated to look like credible journalistic...
April 26th, 2017
Five teams of student entrepreneurs at Rochester Institute of Technology will pitch their business ideas to a panel of Rochester-area investors on April 26 in hopes of launching their products or businesses. RIT's Tiger...
April 23rd, 2017
Several Saunders faculty researchers and recipients of Seed Fund awards were recently recognized at a University-wide reception for their respective research. Seed funding proposals are a $5,000 grant awarded to proposals written during the fall...
April 20th, 2017
Nabil Z. Nasr, associate provost for academic affairs and founding director of Rochester Institute of Technology's Golisano Institute for Sustainability (GIS), has been honored for a lifetime of engineering distinction and leadership by the...
April 19th, 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology's Center for Urban Entrepreneurship (CUE) is offering a series of free events and workshops for current or aspiring business owners seeking insight into understanding the market environment...
April 13th, 2017
Four clients of the Venture Creations Business Incubator at Rochester Institute of Technology have advanced to the final round of the 2017 Rochester Venture Challenge business competition. The four companies will compete against each...

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