communications@saunders.rit.edu (Ariel Roberts)
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 2:57pm
How to Use the Saunders Support Network

As a graduate student at Saunders, you have a support system of staff dedicated to your education and career goals. Anything you have questions about, your team can help with from the application process past graduation.

The “Your Team” directory gives insight to the team members that can help you with every field. Peggy Tirrell for admissions questions, Matthew Cornwell for program questions, Anne Zachmeyer for academic advising, Donna McKeown for financial aid help, Julian Huenerfauth for career services… the list goes on! Your support system is designed to make your graduate degree comprehensive and beneficial to you. Contact information for your personal coaches are available on the directory. Meet some of your coaches below.

Application Questions?

Talk to Peggy A. Tirrell

Sr. Associate Director of Graduate Business Programs and Admissions

As an admissions representative, Peggy helps facilitate your application process and prepare you for orientation.

Peggy Tirrell

Recruitment and Program Questions?

Meet Matthew Cornwell

Assistant Director of Student Services and Outreach

Matt can help you with questions about any program you are interested in, as well as admissions.

Matthew Cornwell

Need Help with Course Scheduling and Program Goals?

Anne Zachmeyer is here for you

Graduate Academic Advisors

Anne specializes in keeping you on track to graduate! From orientation to graduation, she makes sure you meet your degree requirements and program goals while specializing your degree to your liking. Contact her about coursework and classes.

Anne Zachmeyer

Need Financial Aid Help?

Just ask Donna McKeown

Assistant Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships

Make sure that you are getting all of the financial aid available to you. Donna can help with questions about scholarships and financial aid.

Donna McKeown

Looking for a job or internship?

Julian Huenerfauth is your man

Assistant Director for International Student Career Services

Julian is your dedicated career coach, here to help you meet and plan for your career goals. He can help you find opportunities for employment and explore career options.

Julian Huenerfauth

Along with “Your Team” comes the Saunders Community, a network of faculty and alumni with the connections to help you get a head start on your career. You will have the opportunity to interact with our alumni network of more than 25,000 people through social media and featured events. Our Community provides connections that may help you land an internship, a scholarship, or even a career. To meet Saunders alumni, view their profiles, and connect with them via LinkedIn and other social media platforms. Check out the Saunders Social Media directory to network with distinguished alumni and students.

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