October 3, 2022
REDCOM founders to receive philanthropy award from RIT
The Rochester Business Journal features the Gueldenpfennig family, who turned REDCOM Laboratories Inc. into one of the world’s leading suppliers of secure and reliable communications solutions and who were named the 2022 Phil Saunders Cornerstone of Philanthropy Award recipients by Saunders College of Business. (This content requires a subscription to view.)
September 30, 2022
Saunders College will honor Gueldenpfennigs with Cornerstone of Philanthropy Award
Saunders College of Business will honor the Gueldenpfennig family for their dedication as alumni and longtime RIT supporters—who turned REDCOM Laboratories Inc. into one of the world’s leading suppliers of secure and reliable communications solutions—with the 2022 Phil Saunders Cornerstone of Philanthropy Award during this year’s Brick City Homecoming & Family Weekend.
September 28, 2022
Faculty researchers develop humanoid robotic system to teach Tai Chi
Zhi Zheng’s robot is skilled at Tai Chi, and her research team hopes it will soon lead a class of older adults at a local community center. Zheng, assistant professor of biomedical engineering in Kate Gleason College of Engineering, developed the humanoid robot as part of her assistive technology research.
September 27, 2022
RIT Faculty Fellows share their playbook for effective teaching
RIT faculty are a resource not just for students, but for their colleagues as well. Now, a fellowship program will share their expertise through peer mentorship, training, and program development. The Center for Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellows Program launched this fall with eight fellowships.
September 26, 2022
Distinguished alumni named for 2022-2023
Eleven RIT alumni have been awarded Distinguished Alumni Awards for the 2022-2023 year. It is the highest award an RIT college can bestow upon its alumni and recognizes alumni who have performed at the highest levels of their profession or who have contributed to the advancement and leadership of civic, philanthropic, or service organizations. The 2022-2023 recipients will be honored during presentations throughout the academic year.
September 22, 2022
Saunders College of Business names Vanden Brul Student Entrepreneurial Award winner
Peter Hogya, a computer science major in RIT’s Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences, was honored with the Herbert W. Vanden Brul Student Entrepreneurial Award at last week’s Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award Luncheon at Genesee Valley Club in Rochester.
September 21, 2022
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September 19, 2022
RIT partners with prestigious National Science Foundation Innovation Corps Hub
In a move to further enhance an already robust innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem, RIT is partnering with the NSF’s I-Corps Hub: Interior Northeast Region. RIT will join a consortium of 10 renowned regional colleges and universities that will utilize $15 million in NSF funding over the next five years to implement and execute a cohesive innovation ecosystem that delivers inclusive models of education and workforce training.
September 14, 2022
Former RBJ owner to receive Vanden Brul honor
The Rochester Beacon features 2022 Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award Susan R. Holliday '85 (MBA).
September 14, 2022
Saunders College will honor Susan R. Holliday with 2022 Vanden Brul Award
Susan R. Holliday ’85 (MBA), who led the turnaround and growth of the Rochester Business Journal during nearly three decades as president, publisher, and owner, has been named the 2022 recipient of the Herbert W. Vanden Brul Entrepreneurial Award, presented by Saunders College of Business.
September 12, 2022
2022-23 Saunders Faculty and Staff Go Above and Beyond
Saunders College of Business recognizes the accomplishments of its outstanding employees throughout the 2022-23 academic year.