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
RIT cited as one of the best universities in the nation by ‘U.S. News’
Innovation, value, co-op education, and excellence in undergraduate teaching are among the categories in which RIT is highly ranked and listed as one of the best national universities by U.S. News & World Report.
August 19, 2022
Cyborgs, magic, and wine among unique courses this semester at RIT
College courses are intended to be a bit brainy and thought provoking. But there’s nothing that says they can’t be fun, too.
August 19, 2022
President Munson calls on RIT community to reinvigorate the campus this academic year
RIT President David Munson welcomed the community for the start of a new academic year with a call to re-energize the campus’s atmosphere to its pre-pandemic level. During his annual President’s Address in Ingle Auditorium this morning, Munson encouraged all RIT faculty, staff, and students to make a new academic year resolution to spend more time face-to-face with one another.
August 18, 2022
Construction begins on Saunders College of Business expansion project
RIT’s Saunders College of Business has broken ground on the multi-million dollar expansion and renovation project at Max Lowenthal Hall. The project, expected to be completed in early 2024.
August 17, 2022
RIT Combined Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree student enrollment steadily increases
There are 740 new RIT students enrolled in the Combined Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree program, designed to offer highly focused, goal-oriented incoming students a one-of-a-kind opportunity to work toward a bachelor’s and master’s degree, starting from the first day of classes.
August 8, 2022
RIT students use innovative design through Studio930 to enhance lives
RIT students participated in this summer’s Studio930 design consultancy, an interdisciplinary studio that focuses on the development of assistive healthcare solutions by leveraging the use of technology, art, and design. The 10-week long summer experience concluded with a student exhibition inside RIT’s LiveAbility Lab, a close partnership between RIT and the Al Sigl Community of Agencies.
August 3, 2022
Livingston County students awarded Saunders College endowed scholarships to attend RIT
Beth Buehler, a graduate of Livonia High School, and Cody Rae Ziefel, a Dansville High School graduate, are recipients of this year’s annual E. Philip Saunders Endowed Business Scholarship. The students have been accepted at RIT’s Saunders College of Business, where they will begin classes on Aug. 22.
August 1, 2022
High-altitude climber hikes Mt. Everest while in college
FOX Weather talks to Zachary White '17 (new media marketing), who climbed Mt. Everest.
July 26, 2022
Hospitality training workshop at RIT responds to the needs of the underserved
A hospitality workforce training program run by Saunders College of Business is responding both to the needs of underserved immigrants and refugees seeking meaningful work and an industry that has been devastated by staff shortages wrought by the pandemic.