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Saunders Student Awarded NYSSCPA's Excellence in Academic Achievement Award

Saunders College of Business student, Danni Wang, was awarded the New York State Society of CPA's 2018 "Excellence in Academic Achievement Award."

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.

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.

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.

Student inspired by McChord's generosity

RIT student Lindsay Reardon is thrilled about the opportunities that are in store for students anxious to create and manage their own businesses.

An entrepreneur by nature, Reardon is no stranger to self-employment, beginning as a high school student creating posters for weddings, anniversaries and other special events.

RIT student and company CEO dedicated to changing energy landscape for HVAC customers

Rochester Institute of Technology student Brandon Hudson was already a young entrepreneur when he was asked to build a web-based thermostat for a new energy-solutions business. Three years later, the fourth-year applied arts and sciences major from Buffalo, N.Y., is CEO of Connexus, a heating and cooling control and monitoring company that offers a suite of products designed to simplify the installation of any HVAC system and create unique whole-home solutions.

Saunders College Celebrates Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars

Since 1976, RIT has honored the top 1% of undergraduate students that are able to maintain a high standard of academic excellence while also giving back to their community through civic or volunteer work, conducting research, or being engaged in co-op or work in their field of study.

Saunders College of Business is pleased to recognize ten Outstanding Undergraduate Scholars who have completed a minimum of 83 credit hours and have earned a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.85:

More than 100 learners complete RIT's first edX MicroMasters program

One-hundred and thirty-six learners from around the globe have completed the first MicroMasters program offered by Rochester Institute of Technology, through the edX online learning platform.

Armed with a MicroMasters credential in Project Management, several of those students are already enrolled in credit-bearing classes at RIT, working toward an advanced certificate or master's degree from RIT's School of Individualized Study.

RIT teams place first, second in marketing competition

Two teams of students from Rochester Institute of Technology took first and second place Friday in the fifth annual Student Marketing Campaign Competition hosted by the local chapter of the American Marketing Association.

A team from RIT's Saunders College of Business finished first, and a team from RIT's School of Communication finished second. Teams were tasked to come up with a marketing campaign to make financial firm Charles Schwab & Co. more known to millennials.

Saunders College of Business Marketing Students Win First Prize in the AMA Rochester Charles Schwab Case Contest

RIT Saunders College of Business marketing students, Joe Morone and Maria Tovar, placed first in the 5th annual AMA Rochester Collegiate Relations Conference Case Contest.