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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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4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Saunders Networking Event
 
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM RIT 2019 Spring Career Fair
 
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Dine with the Dean
 
4:00 PM to 5:15 PM BS/MS in Accounting at Saunders
 
 
 

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February 2019

Open to All Saunders Students!
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 3:15pm to 4:15pm
Saunders College of Business Management Advisory Board is pleased to present Mark Brown of Constellation Brands on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Mark Brown, Director of Development & Leadership Strategy at Constellation Brands, will be speaking in room 1135. Plus, join fellow attendees for refreshments and networking after the presentation in the Saunders Multi-Purpose Room. Register Here! This event is graciously sponsored by First American Equipment Finance.
Thinking about transferring? Meet with an RIT representative!
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:30pm
Sign up in advance with the Academic Advisement Office 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Information Table: Business Wing 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.- Advisor-In-Residence Appointments- in Student Success Center, G112 Or visit our Getting Started page resources our information specific to Saunders transfer students.      
Join area college students at the 6th Annual Collegiate Conference!
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 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: Path for Learning and Leading Dr. Uma Gupta is a national and international speaker Through a set of exercises,...
Open to Saunders College of Business students years 3,4 and Masters
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Location: Gordon Field House Mezzanine Network with local, regional and national employers. Get a head start by making a good first impression with Fall Career Fair Recruiters! What should I expect? What is the format? Each of the Saunders student clubs will have the option to set up tables in the reception area to represent their clubs. The tables will be staffed by 1-2 club members, as designated by their group. The rest of the...
All majors! Open to RIT students and alumni only--RIT ID is required for admission.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
RIT sponsors and promotes a number of career fairs throughout the year. Our two major university-wide career fairs take place fall and spring terms, in the Gordon Field House. They are open to RIT students and alumni only--RIT ID is required for admission. There is no registration fee or pre-registration required for students.
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 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. [embed:render:full:node:29058]
Intersted in pursing a BS or MS in accounting? Matt Cornwell will give you all the information you need to know!
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Matt Cornwell is the assistant director of student servies for Saunders College of Business. He will be giving students details about the BS and MS Accounting program offered at Saunders. 
All majors! Open to RIT students and alumni only--RIT ID is required for admission.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
RIT sponsors and promotes a number of career fairs throughout the year. Our two major university-wide career fairs take place fall and spring terms, in the Gordon Field House. They are open to RIT students and alumni only--RIT ID is required for admission. There is no registration fee or pre-registration required for students.
Come and Join us!
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 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...

March 2019

Thinking about transferring? Meet with an RIT representative!
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Meet with an advisor from Saunders College of Business on campus at MCC! Contact the Career and Transfer Center to schedule an appointment.
Apply Now!
Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 8:00am
Applications for the Spring 2019 Tiger Tank competition are due on March 4 by 8:00am. Click here for more information and to apply now!
Open to all Saunders Students!
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
We are excited to bring back the Saunders College of Business Student Success Fair. Join us on Tuesday, March 5th from 12:00 to 2:00pm. This fair will  provide Saunders students with information and resources regarding academic and extracurricular opportunities that will help them maximize their degree program and overall student experience. Plus, don't miss your chance to be entered into a drawing for a Saunders Swag Bag!  Meet with members from the following clubs,...
Becker Professional Education is the leader in CPA Exam Review and they want to help you! Come learn how to prepare for your CPA Exam.
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Preparing for CPA Exam can be stressful and overwhelming but Becker Professional Education is here to help you feel preapred and ready to attain the CPA credential. Don't miss this event if you want a head start studying! 
Closed Event Open to ASUG Members Only
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saunders is proud to host the Upstate Chapter of ASUG on Campus. The meeting will be held in the CIMS Conference Rooms 2210 and 2220. Enage with other members from the Rochester SAP community.  Stay tuned for more information.  Parking Note: Please enter RIT via the main entrance on Jefferson Rd and proceed to T Lot. There will be signage to direct you to the correct location. 
Open to All Saunders Students!
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Saunders College of Business Management Advisory Board is pleased to present Alan Sikora of First American Equipment Finance on Friday, March 8th.  Alan Sikora, CEO of First American Equipment Finance will join us to share "Five Things I Learned Since College". After graduation, Mr. Sikora joined First American Equipment Finance's operations department in 2002. After taking on positions of increasing responsibility, he became the $1.1 billion company's CEO in 2015. During this talk,...
Closed Event Open to Saunders Honors Students Only
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 8:00am to Friday, March 15, 2019 - 12:00am
This Spring Break, Saunders Honors students will have the opportunity to tour London and Dublin. The students will visit companies across various industries as well as learn about doing business in different countries. The students will also get the chance to experience a number of cultural and historical excursions as well. 
Thinking about transferring? Meet with an RIT representative!
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Meet with an advisor from Saunders College of Business on campus at MCC! Contact the Career and Transfer Center to schedule an appointment.
Friday, March 15, 2019 - 7:30am to 4:30pm
Join us on March 15 for Sharpen the Saw 2019 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 14 at 6 p.m. at Max of Eastman Place. Check out the event details and speaker line-up. We hope to see you there!
Join Us
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 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.
Learn the importantance of love, relationships and talking about money from professional, Jeffrey Butler.
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Love, relationships and money are present in all our lives. Jeffrey Butler will help explain the interwining of the three in our daily lives. 
Open to Management Department Graduates Only
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Are you a graduation senior in the management department? We want to celebrate your accomplishments! Join us in the Multi-Purpose room for refreshments and more! Please contact Holly Yates with any questions. 
Register Today for our Annual Women's Conference presented by Saunders College
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 7:30am to 1:30pm
Power Your Potential Registration Power Your Potential is a half-day women's leadership conference that celebrates National Women's Month. The event invites area businesswomen to gain insights from their peers and engage in educational activities geared at helping women succeed. Saunders College of Business is pleased to welcome Stacey Bain, who most recently served as Chief Financial Officer and General Manager for Hello Alfred and Saunders alumna, to the tenth annual Power Your Potential...
Open to all Hospitality and Business Students, Faculty and Staff!
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Join Us and Hear From Dr. Barry Bloom, President and Chief Operating Officer of Xenia!  Mr. Bloom held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer with Xenia or its affiliated entities from July 2013 until November 2017 when he was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Mr. Bloom is responsible for direct oversight of the asset management and project management functions as well as a variety of strategic and operational corporate...
Thinking about transferring? Meet with an RIT representative!
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:30pm
Sign up in advance with the Academic Advisement Office 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Information Table: Business Wing 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.- Advisor-In-Residence Appointments- in Student Success Center, G112 Or visit our Getting Started page resources our information specific to Saunders transfer students.      
Confused by Investment or Career Opportunites? Edward Jones Investment Firm will help make sense of it all.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Edward Jones Investments is a financial services firm that focus's soley on individual investors. They will be here to help make sense of things Investing and Career opportunities.  
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 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. [embed:render:full:node:29064]
Come and Join us!
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 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...
Watch semi-finalist compete for cash prizes and a 100% graduate business degree scholarship.
Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Are You Ready to Take a Plunge in the Tiger Tank? This event, sponsored by the Saunders College of Business, gives students the opportunity to pitch their business idea to a panel of judges (aka, tiger sharks) with a chance to win cash prizes. Submissions describe an early stage product or service with foreseeable commercial impact. This includes: The ways in which this venture is unique and what problem it seeks to solve or gap in the marketplace it seeks to fill. A description of...
Open to all accepted and current RIT Beta Gamma Sigma Members
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 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 30, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Students who have been accepted for Fall 2019 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.  

April 2019

Invite-only event for faculty
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 11:00am
Steve Balsam Professor & Merves Senior Research Fellow, Accounting TOPIC: TBD Professor Steve Balsam, professor at Fox Schoolof Business at Temple, will be presenting on April 1, as part of the Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series. This is an invite only event. If you are interested in attending, please email Archana Jain (ajain@saunders.rit.edu). Steven Balsam, Professor of Accounting and Senior Merves Research Fellow at the Fox School of Business at Temple University...
Learn more about careers in business from successful women business leaders
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 8:00am to 1:00pm
Saunders College of Business is proud to present the third annual Women Leading Business event on April 3, 2019. 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, and...
Worried about any of these? Come find out the best way to manage it!
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm
The best way to control School Loans, College Debt and Interest Expense is to understand it! Join NGA for this great event and learn all there is to know.
Watch finalists compete for cash prizes and a 100% graduate business degree scholarship
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Are You Ready to Take a Plunge in the Tiger Tank? This event, sponsored by the Saunders College of Business, gives students the opportunity to pitch their business idea to a panel of judges (aka, tiger sharks) with a chance to win cash prizes. Submissions describe an early stage product or service with foreseeable commercial impact. This includes: The ways in which this venture is unique and what problem it seeks to solve or gap in the marketplace it seeks to fill. A description of...
Saunders Welcomes Avon High School and Rotary International
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 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!
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Students who have been accepted for Fall 2019 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.  
Thinking about transferring? Meet with an RIT representative!
Monday, April 8, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:30pm
Sign up in advance with the Academic Advisement Office 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Information Table: Business Wing 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.- Advisor-In-Residence Appointments- in Student Success Center, G112 Or visit our Getting Started page resources our information specific to Saunders transfer students.      
Join Us
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 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.
Join us!
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
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.
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 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. [embed:render:full:node:29070]
Come and Join us!
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 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...
Creativity and Innovation Festival
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 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!
Thinking about transferring? Meet with an RIT representative!
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Meet with an advisor from Saunders College of Business on campus at MCC! Contact the Career and Transfer Center to schedule an appointment.

May 2019

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 6:30am to 9:30pm
Welcome YEA! Saunders Challenge Finalists Welcome to the event day web page for the 11th Annual Saunders Scholars National Conference & Competition hosted at RIT on May 3, 2019. Below you will find all the information you will need for the day of the event. Stay tuned for more details regarding the 2019 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-...
Thinking about transferring? Meet with an RIT representative!
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Meet with an advisor from Saunders College of Business on campus at MCC! Contact the Career and Transfer Center to schedule an appointment.
Congratulations graduating Saunders students!
Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 11:30am to 3:30pm
 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...

July 2019

Join us!
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 8:00am to Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 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...

August 2019

Join us!
Friday, August 2, 2019 - 8:00am to Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 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...

September 2019

Come and Join us!
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
All prospective students and their families are invited to spend a day on the RIT campus. During an 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.

October 2019

Apply Now!
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 8:00am
Applications for the Fall 2018 Tiger Tank competition are due on October 1, 2018 by 8:00am. Click here for more information and to apply now!
Come and Join us!
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
All prospective students and their families are invited to spend a day on the RIT campus. During an 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.

November 2019

Come and Join us!
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
All prospective students and their families are invited to spend a day on the RIT campus. During an 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.

December 2019

Come and Join us!
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
All prospective students and their families are invited to spend a day on the RIT campus. During an 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.