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Saunders Events Calendar

To submit a new event to the Saunders Events Calendar please email details to communications@saunders.rit.edu. Additional event resources include: Open House Events, Graduate Information SessionsSaunders Event Highlights, and the RIT Academic Calendar.

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7:30 AM to 1:30 PM Power Your Potential 2020
 
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All Events

February 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Join Dean Jacquie Mozrall for Lunch and Conversation - Open to 1st & 2nd Year Students! To register for Dine with the Dean, please complete all required fields below. Each lunch is limited to 12 students! Registration for each date closes on the previous weekday at 12 pm. Space is limited! If you have signed up and are unable to attend, please notify Dana Pelliccia at dpelliccia@saunders.rit.edu so another student may have the opportunity to attend. [embed:...
Leap into International Women's History Month with us!
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 7:30am to 1:30pm
Power Your Potential Registration Sold out! Registration is now closed for this event. Visit Google Maps for the location and directions to event parking in T-Lot on the RIT campus. For easiest access to the event please use the entrance facing the T-Lot, per our map. Event staff and signage will help you get you to the event being held in CIMS Conference Center within the Louis Slaught Hall. You may also use the RIT interactive map for additional assistance in...
Join area college students at the 7th Annual Collegiate Conference!
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 8:30am to 3:30pm
RIT students are cordially invited to the 6th annual AMA Collegiate Conference. Please email Professor Laurie Dwyer to attend. Agenda 8:30 – 9:15am Registration / Breakfast / Networking 9:15 – 9:30am Conference Overview / Speakers / Sponsors / Twitter Contest Russ McDonald, AMA Rochester, VP Collegiate Relations, Conference Chair 9:30 – 11:00am Leadership Session: Creating Your Own Path to True Success and Happiness Dr. Uma Gupta is a national and international speaker Through...
Registration is required. Lunch followed by presentation.
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Professor Jay Barney, Ph.D. Presidential Professor of Strategic Management; Lassonde Chair of Social Entrepreneurship; Editor-in-Chief, the Academy of Management Review Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy | University of Utah David Eccles School of Business Dr. Jay Barney, professor at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business, will be presenting on why resource-based theory's model of profit appropriation must incorporate a stakeholder perspective, as...
Come hangout before the game!
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Come hangout before watching the Tigers take on Air Force!

March 2020

Join us!
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Join us for a chance to mingle with fellow graduate students.
Join us for Ben R. Jordan's presentation on Coca-Cola!
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 5:15pm to 6:30pm
Coca-Cola's Senior Director of Environmental Policy and Director of Supplier Sustainability, Ben R. Jordan, will share Coca-Cola's transformation towards a resilient and sustainable supply chain. 
Join us!
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Join LA area alumni and friends as we welcome visiting honors students from the Saunders College of Business.This will be a great opportunity to mix and mingle with our students, learn about their experiences on campus, and share your professional experiences. Alumni from all colleges and programs are invited to attend.
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 7:30am to 4:30pm
Join us on March 13 for Sharpen the Saw 2020 Reconnect with classmates, faculty, staff and other EMBA Alumni at the annual professional development event! We also hope to see you at the pre-event networking dinner on Thursday, March 12 at 5:30 p.m. at Max of Eastman Place. Check out the event details and speaker line-up. We hope to see you there!
Join us!
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Join us for a chance to chat and network with our Saunders alumni! 
Join Us
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 11:30am to 4:00pm
During Transfer Days you will be able to explore RIT academics, tour facilities, and meet with admissions representatives. If you would like to attend a Transfer Day, advanced registration is highly recommended.
Meet with RIT Saunders College of Business Faculty and Staff to talk about your future!
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Lunch will be provided by Main Street Pizza RSVP below or email Matt at mcornwell@saunders.rit.edu.
Free Donuts! Learn more about graduate business degrees.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Join us for free donuts and an opportunity to obtain information on the Saunders MBA, 4+1, MS programs and more! Come learn about our graduate programs as you think about your next steps. Leverage your undergraduate degree skills with a graduate degree! If you have any questions, please contact the Saunders graduate admissions team.
Register today to stand out in your career. Learn about graduate business programs and the application process.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
JOIN THE CONVERSATION! Learn about our graduate programs as you think about your next steps. Leverage your undergraduate degree skills with a graduate degree! THIS SESSION: The application process can feel daunting. This workshop will talk about different pieces to graduate application and tricks to successfully complete your application on-time.  LOCATION: Saunders College, REDCOM Room (#1115/1120)  If you have any questions, please contact Saunders...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Current students and alumni of MS-Management and EIV programs are invited to join Saunders College of Business Management Department faculty for an evening full of networking and hors d'oeuvres. *Students should request their own interpreter.
Join Us!
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
 Learn About Our Graduate Programs!  Grab some delicious Valentine's snacks and learn about our graduate programs as you think about your next steps. Leverage your undergraduate degree skills with a graduate degree! If you have any questions, please contact the Saunders graduate admissions team.
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Join Dean Jacquie Mozrall for Lunch and Conversation - Open to 3rd & 4th Year Students! To register for Dine with the Dean, please complete all required fields below. Each lunch is limited to 12 students! Registration for each date closes on the previous weekday at 12 pm. Space is limited! If you have signed up and are unable to attend, please notify Dana Pelliccia at dpelliccia@saunders.rit.edu so another student may have the opportunity to attend. [embed:...
Join us! Hear from industry panelist on Critical Thinking
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Click to register today! This Fram Speaker Series on Critical Thinking Event features panelists from industry who will be discussing: Driving Success with Business. View our panelist and register below. Critical thinking is something companies place great value on as they work to achieve their business goals. All functional areas in business rely on critical thinking to make decisions and drive results. The difference between success and failure can often hinge on what data is...
Learn more about careers in business from successful women business leaders
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 8:00am to 1:30pm
Saunders College of Business is proud to present the fourth annual Women Leading Business event on March 25, 2020. The program is open to high school women in grades 9 through 11 interested in learning about the variety of business careers that exist today and will provide opportunities to network with RIT Women in Business students, successful RIT business alumnae, and other accomplished women business leaders. Learn about the multitude of exciting business career paths from marketing,...
Don't miss this opportunity to hear from Financial Advisor and CRPC of Edward Jones Investments
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Saunders College of Business is pleased to host Courtney Laffler as part of the Executive Speaker Series on March 26, 2020. Join us at 2:00pm in Lowenthal Hall, Multi-Purpose Room # 1225/1235 to learn about Edward Jones Investments and FMs. Laffler's  journey to her position.  Event Agenda: 2:00 - 3:00pm - Executive Speaker Series featuring Courtney A. Laffler, Financial Advisor, CRPC/ Edward Jones Investments 3:00 - 3:30pm - Networking Reception REGISTRATION IS...
Saunders Welcomes Avon High School and Rotary International
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 9:30am to 1:30pm
Saunders College of Business is pleased to welcome  Avon High School and Rotary International for a day of fun and learning on campus.   9:30 AM Avon High and Rotary International Arrive  9:45 AM Welcome   10:00 AM Overview of International Student Services   10:15 AM Mini-Lecture  10-minute break 10:55 AM Mini-Lecture   11:30 AM Travel time to Gracie’s- Escorted by Saunders Students 11:45 PM Lunch-Gracie’s  ...
Join us!
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
You don't want to miss this great seminar about all things ethics.
Open to all accepted and current RIT Beta Gamma Sigma Members
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 5:45pm to 8:00pm
Celebrate this year's students who have been accepted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the only international honor society for AACSB accredited business programs. 5:45 PM Registration 6:00 PM Ceremony 6:45 PM Reception to follow in the Saunders Atrium  Please park in S lot and continue straight to Gosnell. If you have questions regarding Beta Gamma Sigma and eligibility, please contact Heidi Boland at hboland@saunders.rit.edu.
Join us!
Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 8:15am to 4:00pm
Students who have been accepted for Fall 2020 are invited to spend a day on the RIT campus. During an Accepted Student Open House visitors are able to meet faculty, tour campus, residence halls and academic departments, eat lunch in the student cafeteria and listen to a financial aid presentation.  
Join Us!
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 9:00am to 11:00pm
 Learn About Our Graduate Programs!  Learn about our graduate programs as you think about your next steps. Leverage your undergraduate degree skills with a graduate degree! If you have any questions, please contact the Saunders graduate admissions team.

April 2020

Thinking about transferring? Meet with an RIT representative!
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Open to all FLCC students to meet with an advisor to map out transfer options. Contact the Transfer office  with any questions. 
Join us!
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 8:15am to 4:00pm
Students who have been accepted for Fall 2020 are invited to spend a day on the RIT campus. During an Accepted Student Open House visitors are able to meet faculty, tour campus, residence halls and academic departments, eat lunch in the student cafeteria and listen to a financial aid presentation.  
Join Us
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 11:30am to 4:00pm
During Transfer Days you will be able to explore RIT academics, tour facilities, and meet with admissions representatives. If you would like to attend a Transfer Day, advanced registration is highly recommended.
Come hangout!
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
This is great chance to have some fun with fellow grad students!
Register today to stand out in your career. Learn about graduate business programs and the application process.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
JOIN THE CONVERSATION! Learn about our graduate programs as you think about your next steps. Leverage your undergraduate degree skills with a graduate degree! THIS SESSION: The application process can feel daunting. This workshop will talk about different pieces to graduate application and tricks to successfully complete your application on-time.  LOCATION: Saunders College, REDCOM Room (#1115/1120)  If you have any questions, please contact Saunders...
Join Us!
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
 Learn About Our Graduate Programs!   Learn about our graduate programs as you think about your next steps. Leverage your undergraduate degree skills with a graduate degree! If you have any questions, please contact the Saunders graduate admissions team.
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Join Dean Jacquie Mozrall for Lunch and Conversation - Open to Graduate Students! To register for Dine with the Dean, please complete all required fields below. Each lunch is limited to 12 students! Registration for each date closes on the previous weekday at 12 pm. Space is limited! If you have signed up and are unable to attend, please notify Dana Pelliccia at dpelliccia@saunders.rit.edu so another student may have the opportunity to attend. [embed:render:full:...
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 8:00am
This is a perfect first look at RIT for students who are just starting their college search! High school freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and their families can learn more about RIT academics, the admissions and financial aid process, and tour the academic and residential facilities.
Join us!
Friday, April 17, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Join us for the opportunity to chat and network with SCB alumni!
Free Popcorn! Learn more about graduate business degrees.
Monday, April 20, 2020 - 2:45pm to 3:45pm
Join us for free popcorn and an opportunity to obtain information on the Saunders MBA, 4+1, MS programs and more! Come learn about our graduate programs as you think about your next steps. Leverage your undergraduate degree skills with a graduate degree! If you have any questions, please contact the Saunders graduate admissions team.
Thinking about transferring? Meet with an RIT representative!
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Open to all FLCC students to meet with an advisor to map out transfer options. Contact the Transfer office  with any questions. 
Creativity and Innovation Festival
Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Join Saunders in the Business District! Explore current students, faculty and staff exhibits and innovations. You do not want to miss this!
Join Us!
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
 Learn About Our Graduate Programs!   Learn about our graduate programs as you think about your next steps. Leverage your undergraduate degree skills with a graduate degree! If you have any questions, please contact the Saunders graduate admissions team.
See you in Nashville!
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 8:00am to Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 8:00pm
Are you a competitor or advisor within DECA and attending ICDC in Nashville? Stop by our booth and win a $200 Amazon giftcard and find out about our Undergraduate Business programs. We would love to talk with you!

May 2020

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 7:30am to 7:30pm
  Welcome to the event day web page for the 12th Annual Saunders Scholars National Conference & Competition hosted at RIT on May 1, 2020. Below you will find all the information you will need for the day of the event. Stay tuned for more details regarding the 2020 competition! When ready, you will be able to click on the items below to make the most of your experience at RIT. Explore these links for resources on things to do while on campus, Wi-Fi instructions, your visitor...
Congratulations graduating Saunders students!
Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
 If a student is eligible, or has applied for graduation, they will receive the following: A ‘Save the Date’ postcard is mailed to the student’s permanent address prior to the Thanksgiving break. An electronic version is sent via email to students with an international permanent address. You can find or change your permanent address in SIS, as well as edit the name that will appear on your diploma and create a special diploma mailing address. The RIT Commencement Facebook...

June 2020

By Invitation Only
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
The Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award was created in 1984 through an endowment fund established by Mr. Vanden Brul in conjunction with RIT's Saunders College of Business. The award is presented annually to an individual or business that has improved the economic life of Greater Rochester or whose innovation management skills have changed the course of an existing business. This year, we will also be honoring RIT students with the Herbert W. Vanden Brul Student Entrepreneurial...

July 2020

Join us!
Friday, July 17, 2020 - 8:00am to Saturday, July 18, 2020 - 5:00pm
The College & Careers program at RIT is an amazing opportunity for you to explore career options through interactive academic sessions. These sessions include personal hands-on experience, demonstrations and discussions. Working with our renowned faculty and students you will discover and utilize the state-of-the-art facilities and technology available at RIT. This two day career conference is designed to help students, who will be entering their senior year in the fall, gain the...
Join us!
Friday, July 31, 2020 - 8:00am to Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 5:00pm
The College & Careers program at RIT is an amazing opportunity for you to explore career options through interactive academic sessions. These sessions include personal hands-on experience, demonstrations and discussions. Working with our renowned faculty and students you will discover and utilize the state-of-the-art facilities and technology available at RIT. This two day career conference is designed to help students, who will be entering their senior year in the fall, gain the...