Hospitality Business Management MS
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.
January 31, 2022
Gifts make Saunders College expansion possible
RIT business students can expect major changes to Max Lowenthal Hall, home of Saunders College of Business, after the completion of a more than $20 million expansion and renovation project in fall 2023.
January 29, 2021
RIT’s Tiger Spirit hits campus with branded face coverings
RIT’s Tiger Spirit will soon be felt—and seen—on campus with the addition of a branded version of the year’s most essential accessory. About 25,000, three-ply cloth face coverings, emblazoned with the RIT logo and a roaring tiger image, will be delivered to all members of the RIT community starting the week of Feb. 1.
December 1, 2020
Mastering Customer Experience
Graduates from Saunders College of Business hospitality and tourism management (HTM) master of science program are professional “guestologists,” mastering customer experience and the market behind it.
April 6, 2020
RIT’s Saunders College of Business waives GMAT/GRE tests for fall 2020 graduate applicants
In an unprecedented decision, Saunders College of Business is now accepting applications for fall 2020 graduate education without standardized tests, including Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and Graduate Record Examinations (GRE). The decision was made to benefit graduate school applicants facing uncertainty created by COVID-19 and the closure of standardized testing centers.
April 1, 2020
GMAT/GRE Waiver for Fall 2020
Apply for Fall 2020 Without a GMAT/GRE
October 29, 2019
E. Philip Saunders gifts $7.5 million to RIT
At an Oct. 29 celebration at RIT, E. Philip Saunders announced a $7.5 million gift to the business college that bears his name. This transformational gift will be used to help fund a major renovation and expansion of the facilities in Max Lowenthal Hall, home of Saunders College of Business.
September 12, 2019
Hotels play vital role in relief efforts when disaster strikes
Essay by Rick Lagiewski, assistant professor of hospitality and tourism management, published by The Conversation.
July 11, 2019
Hospitality, service systems programs move to Saunders College of Business
RIT hospitality and service systems students returning to campus in the fall will now be part of Saunders College of Business.
June 12, 2018
RIT students and parents ‘Explore Croatia’Six students and eight parents spent a week at the end of May in Croatia for “Explore Croatia,” a program sponsored by RIT’s Parent and Family Programs that provided non-credit study-abroad experience. It was the first time a trip was planned for students as well as their parents.
June 11, 2018
RIT wins grants to expand study-abroad experiencesRIT received two grants from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund to provide students new study-abroad experiences in Peru and Colombia.
November 21, 2017
Couple turns cider mill into destinationBill and Brenda Michaels like to tell people that they have three children and their oldest child is never going to leave the house. That oldest child is their business, Fly Creek Cider Mill & Orchard in Central New York.