Awards and Recognitions in Saunders College 2018-2019

Saunders College of Business is proud to recognize the achievements of the college, faculty and staff during the 2018-2019 academic year. It is through the hard work and dedication of these individuals that Saunders is so frequently ranked among the best.





Paper on Blockchain Technology Receives Best Paper Award

Dr. Manlu Liu and graduate student Shoufan Qiu received the Best Paper Award for their coauthored paper titled “Diffusion of Innovation in Accounting: How have the Big Four been Adopting Blockchain Technology.”  They presented their findings at the SIGBPS Workshop on Blockchain and Smart Contract in December of 2018.

Faculty Awarded Learning Grants

Three faculty members of Saunders College of Business were awarded the Provost’s Learning Innovation Grants for 2018. Those awarded include Hao Zhang, Julie Cecchini and Clyde Eirikur Hall.


Saunders College announces the Daniel D. Tessoni Endowed Chair in Accounting

Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology announces the Daniel D. Tessoni Endowed Chair in Accounting. Tessoni has been an esteemed member of the RIT faculty since 1974. He will be honored at an invitation-only event from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at Country Club of Rochester.