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Saunders Announces Power Your Potential Corporate Sponsor

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. Power Your Potential has become a popular Rochester event celebrating National Women’s Month since its inception in 2010.

Saunders College Offers New DECA Scholarship

Saunders College of Business is now giving a $1,000 scholarship to an incoming freshman who participated in DECA, a not-for-profit student organization, in high school. To be eligible for consideration, students must be accepted into the Saunders College of Business at RIT.

RIT's business college hosts YEA! Saunders Scholars Competition May 4

Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology is the host and a sponsor for the 10th annual Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Saunders College Competition on Friday, May 4. The event is expected to draw more than 300 participating students, family members, judges and spectators from across the country as young students compete in a Shark Tank-style competition for the opportunity to advance to the finals.

Developers of emergency mass notification clock win RIT's first STEAM contest

A team of three computer engineering majors has developed a prototype for an emergency mass notification clock, which won the top prize and $5,000 in Rochester Institute of Technology's first STEAM competition.

The contest, sponsored by RIT's Center for Public Safety Initiatives, encouraged teams of students to develop ways public safety problems can be helped with the use of solutions involving science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics.

Annual Imagine RIT highlights academic and artistic creativity

Christian Goossen was explaining to a visitor an exhibit on how a person might survive on Mars.

The visitor asked how far along he was on his Ph.D.

"I'm a freshman," replied Goossen, a biotechnology and molecular bioscience major from Chili, N.Y.

Saunders College helps raise awareness for Dress for Success at Imagine RIT festival

RIT's Saunders College of Business is partnering with local nonprofit Dress for Success Rochester to make the Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival even more memorable for young visitors who have their sights set on becoming engineers, lawyers, CEOs or even world leaders.

RIT's Saunders College of Business joins forces with Junior Achievement to educate Rochester City School district youngsters

As a child, Kathleen Hagelberger remembers how hard it was to decide what she wanted to be when she grew up, especially during her elementary school years when there is often limited exposure to possible jobs and careers. But Hagelberger hopes her involvement in a partnership among RIT's Saunders College of Business, Junior Achievement and Helen Barrett Montgomery School No. 50 in the city of Rochester will help influence a few young minds.

RIT students take top awards at statewide Game Development Challenge

Rochester Institute of Technology students took top honors at the second annual New York State Game Development Challenge held April 12 at The Strong in Rochester, N.Y. The contest, hosted by RIT's Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction and Creativity (MAGIC) and sponsored by Empire State Development, presented awards in student and independent developer categories. RIT President David Munson and Empire State Development Regional Director Vincent Esposito were on hand to announce the winners.

IdeaLab teams brainstorm access technology solutions

Seven teams of students and faculty coaches representing a variety of disciplines spent a weekend in November brainstorming solutions to problems impacting individuals with differing abilities during the RIT Access Technology IdeaLab. The interactive two-day workshop held in Student Innovation Hall featured hands-on teamwork brainstorming meetings, Q&A sessions and presentations to clients and participating organizations. The student teams were coached by volunteers from RIT faculty and alumni and community organizations.

NFL's Dawn Hudson headlines Saunders College Gasser lecture series Oct. 13

For the National Football League, Dawn Hudson plays both offensive and defensive positions.

During her three-year career as the league's executive vice president and chief marketing officer, she has been responsible for building the NFL fan base, growing its brand and overseeing sporting events including the Pro Bowl and Super Bowl.

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