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RIT's School of Hospitality and Service Innovation to become part of Saunders College of Business

Saunders College of Business 'Sharpen the Saw' brings alumni back to the classroom

Online Executive MBA Application Deadline

Apply for the Spring 2018 cohort by December 1

Start your Executive MBA experience in January. Submit your online application by December 1, 2017 to be considered for our online EMBA cohort. 

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Reach out to our Admissions Officer, Amanda Williams, if you have questions.

Join us on the next international trip!

The Executive Education alumni referral programs allows former students to join the current class on the trip of a lifetime.

Refer students for the opportunity to join us on the next international trip

Frequently students return from the international trip and tell us how valuable the experience was to be immersed in a new culture and the challenges of doing business in different parts of the world. It's rewarding to hear how much students have gained and how to reshapes their perspective. 

As a result, we want to offer the opportunity to relive the international trip to our alumni! Any former Exeucitve MBA student who refers at least two students to the program will be extended an invitation to join the class on the all-expenses-paid trip in October. Referrals can be submitted during the prospective student's application process or provided directly to our Admissions Officer, Amanda Williams. An announcement of the next international trip will be this upcoming May.

To be eligible for the trip, referred students must apply and be accepted into the program. Invitation to join the international trip would occur after the second referral has enrolled in the program. 

Alumnus gift completes Saunders College of Business Challenge initiative at RIT

Rochester Institute of Technology has received a $3 million gift to conclude the Saunders College of Business Challenge initiative. The donor is RIT alumnus Joseph M. Lobozzo II '95 (Executive MBA), founder and former president/CEO of JML Optical Industries Inc.

Nathaniel Rochester Society celebrates 50 years

The Nathaniel Rochester Society celebrated its 50th anniversary July 20 and honored Joseph M. Lobozzo II as the 2017 NRS Award recipient. The mission of the Nathaniel Rochester Society is to develop friends and ambassadors to promote and support RIT. 

The biggest lesson is teamwork

Brian Lopipero and Deborah Stamps come from different career paths-and different cities-yet both are on the same cohort team while pursuing their online Executive MBA degrees at Saunders College of Business. Lopipero '10 (packaging science) from Syracuse, N.Y., was a "Ritchie," a cellist with the RIT Orchestra and is an active alumnus of Eight Beat Measure.

Online MBA Ranked #33 by U.S. News & World Report

The 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings places the Online Executive MBA program at Saunders College of Business placed #33 among “Best Online Graduate MBA programs.”

RIT alumnus named Forbes '30 Under 30'

January 3, 2017

RIT alumnus Sean Petterson landed on the prestigious 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list in manufacturing and industry.

Saunders program helps nurses advance their leadership skills

Nurse administrators must respond to the multifaceted challenges that arise every day in the health care industry.

RIT is closed today

November 21, 2016

RIT is closed today, Nov. 21, due to severe weather conditions. Please visit the RIT homepage for future updates. You may also visit RIT News Twitter and RIT Facebook for updates.

Please be safe and monitor weather conditions throughout the day.


Fall 2018 Application Deadline

July 1, 2018 (All day)
Submit your application by July 1 to secure your place in our Fall cohort

RIT's Business Leaders Luncheon

September 18, 2018 - 11:45am
By invitation only

Sharpen the Saw 2019

March 15, 2019 (All day)
Save the (tentative) Date for March 2019!