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Your Dedicated Team of Coaches

Saunders recognizes the investment you have made in yourself and the graduate program education you are pursuing. That is why we make sure we have you covered every step of the way. Below you will find a comprehensive team of professional that are there to guide you throughout your graduate business degree and coach you from the application process, all the way to achieving career success.

Saunders Graduate Admissions Representatives

Our admissions representatives are here to assist you with getting all your questions answered to help facilitate your application process and get you prepared for orientation and the start of your graduate degree experience.

Peggy A. Tirrell, MS

Sr. Associate Director of Graduate Business Programs & Admissions
585-475-2795
LOW-A308
 

Jenna Lenhardt, Ph.D.

Assistant Director of Student Services and Outreach
585-475-6916
LOW-A312

 

RIT Financial Aid Liaison

Our business liaison is here to assist you with all your financial aid questions. We want to be sure you are aware of and can access all the financial resources that are available to you.

Judy Dumitru

Assistant Director Financial Aid & Scholarships, Business Liaison
585-475-2186

 

Saunders Academic Advisor

Throughout your academic career, from orientation to graduation, you have a dedicated academic advisor to help navigate you through all the details and ensure you remain on schedule, and on target to meet your degree program goals.

Quinn Karley

Graduate Academic Advisor
585-475-5066
LOW-A339

 

Career Services

Your Career Services Coordinator is your dedicated career coach, specializing in business careers across industries. It is never too early to start planning for your career goals. You are encouraged to start planning as early as possible, as you begin your degree program.

Julian Huenerfauth

Co-op Services
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Librarian Liaison

In our digital age, there has never been more resources for students to tap into when working on homework, class projects, or activities outside the classroom.

Jennifer Freer

Business Reference Librarian
585-475-7731
WAL-1460

 

Student Club Advisors

With over 200 RIT Clubs to participate in outside of the classroom setting, Saunders is home to many clubs dedicated to business interests. Each club is supported by a faculty advisor to assist club presidents and members achieve their goals and ambitions. View all our Saunders Student Clubs, or visit RIT Campus Groups for a full listing of RIT clubs.

Mentorships & Industry Judges

Industry experts from corporate partners, including alumni and Advisory Boards members, contribute around the year to assist students and programs with their expertise. There are many opportunities for students to get involved to tap into this resource on the classroom, as well as outside the classroom, through events, competitions, capstone projects, and other means.

Graduate Programs Office

The Office of Graduate Education helps all RIT faculty and graduate students succeed in their programs of study, research and creative endeavors. They also look forward to helping graduate students develop novel partnerships with the community and the private sector. Throughout the year, the office sponsors workshops on career preparation, teaching and grant writing for both students and faculty.

Alumni Relations and Development

Students for now, Alumni Forever. At graduation, you join a vast network of Saunders and RIT alumni across the globe. Your dedicated team represents a valued resource that will follow you throughout your career and beyond. Check out additional information for alumni on our MySaunders alumni resources pages.

Daniel Watson

Sr. Director of Development
585-475-6327
LOW-2310
 

Brenna Mangano Hynes

Associate Director of Development
585-475-2354
LOW-2308
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