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.





Staff Spotlight: Jennifer Freer

Whether writing a paper or compiling research data, RIT students have access to a wide range of scholarly databases at their disposal. However, navigating these databases can be tricky at times. Luckily, Saunders College of Business has its very own specialized librarian to help students find just the right place to look.

Saunders College Awards and Recognitions

Saunders College of Business closed out the 2017-2018 academic year with many honors and awards for both itself and its faculty.



RIT/NTID honor society inducts 26 new members

Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf inducted 26 new members into the Delta Xi chapter of the Epsilon Pi Tau honor society at a ceremony on May 1.

Epsilon Pi Tau recognizes the academic excellence of students in fields devoted to the study of technology and the preparation of practitioners for the technology professions. Epsilon Pi Tau also extends the honor of membership to outstanding practitioners in the technology professions, to scholars, and/or to persons who have significantly supported or advanced technology professions.

Programs at RIT China's BJTU Campus Perform Well

The first joint program established between Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) and RIT was the 2+2 degree program. “For Chinese students ‘2+2’ means studying two years in their home country and then coming over here,” said Dr. John Tu, Saunders’ Senior Associate Dean and liaison between the schools.

Staff Spotlight: Linda Chamot

Registration, enrollment changes, student demographics, curriculum demands, faculty requirements and classroom space require constant monitoring and adjustments each semester at RIT. This is where Linda Chamot's job as scheduling officer for Saunders College of Business gets a bit hectic.

She has to ensure bottlenecks are averted and that courses and classrooms are scheduled to support the needs of students, faculty and the university at large.

RIT staffer, alumni win big at Digital Rochester GREAT Awards

A staff member of Rochester Institute of Technology and two RIT alumni won top awards for their innovative creations and technology leadership at the 2017 Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology Awards, presented by Digital Rochester Inc. The ceremony was held Sept. 19.

The annual awards recognize and celebrate the Greater Rochester community's entrepreneurial spirit in technological achievement for advancing commerce and resource conservation.

Staff Spotlight: Roseanne DiFlorio

Traveling abroad is like taking a journey into yourself-and no one knows the experience better than RIT Study Abroad Adviser Roseanne DiFlorio.

"The college study-abroad program is the first international experience for many young people and it can be life changing," said DiFlorio '11 (MBA), who has been working full time at RIT Global since March 2008. "It's a way to push outside of your comfort zone and helps build self-confidence and independent thinking while studying and immersing yourself in other cultures."