• April 13, 2017

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    Entrepreneurs compete in business plan competition

    Thirty-five teams of student entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges at the fifth annual Finger Lakes Regional Semi-Finalist Presentation Round of the New York Business Plan Competition today at RIT.
  • April 10, 2017

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    Students pitch marketing plan to Macy’s executives

    Four Saunders College of Business students earned first place in the Macy’s Undergraduate Marketing Challenge 2017 and will present their “pillar of exclusivity” marketing plan to company executives in New York City on Wednesday.
  • April 5, 2017

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    RIT scores high in ‘CEO Magazine’ MBA rankings

    RIT’s graduate business programs continue to be among the best in the nation and globally among colleges and universities, according to The CEO Magazine’s 2017 Global MBA Rankings, released today.
  • March 31, 2017

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    IdeaLab teams proposed healthcare solutions

    Twenty-one RIT students from multiple disciplines participated in the spring IdeaLab@RIT, held March 25-26, and developed possible solutions to challenges provided to them by Rochester Regional Health patients and healthcare personnel.
  • March 31, 2017

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    Women in Business hosts etiquette dinner

    Meet Harianne Hewitt, a second-year double major in business management and international hospitality and service management and president of the Women in Business club.
  • March 30, 2017

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    Business alumna named to ‘Forbes’ list

    Merrill Lynch financial advisor Fern (Grossman) Schwartz ’77 (business administration) has been named to the Forbes list of “America’s Top Women Wealth Advisors” for 2017.
  • March 27, 2017

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    RIT brings business lessons to elementary school

    Saunders College of Business and Junior Achievement of Rochester are teaming up with the Rochester City School District for an all-day learning marathon to educate K-6 children in School No. 50 about business, economics and free enterprise.
  • March 10, 2017

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    Saunders College hosts EMBA alumni event

    The 14th annual Sharpen the Saw day hosted by Saunders College of Business will continue to offer some razor-edged advice for RIT Executive MBA alumni. More than 70 participants are expected to attend the daylong campus event on Friday.
  • March 10, 2017

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    Companies with RIT ties get $1M from state

    Four early-stage companies launched at RIT have received more than $1 million through New York state’s Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise Investment Fund.
  • March 9, 2017

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    RIT alumna to be on SXSW panel

    RIT’s Peer to Peer: Challenging Extremism winners are headed to the South by Southwest conference and festival in Austin, Texas. It’s Time: ExOut Extremism co-CEO Olivia Hauck ’16 will be participating as a panelist, and co-CEO Jessica Kellner ’16 will be in attendance.
  • February 27, 2017

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    Saunders College alumni strike ‘Shark Tank’ deal

    Nathan Coleman ’09 (marketing) and James Brooks ’09 (international business) gave up 17.5 percent of e-commerce retail company The Elephant Pants to fashion mogul shark Daymond John for $500,000.
  • February 22, 2017

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    Global Payments exec headlines Power Your Potential

    Jane Elliott will be discussing “What is your personal Big Hairy Audacious Goal” as Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology hosts the eighth annual Power Your Potential women’s leadership event on March 3.