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Hospitality and Tourism Management MS

  • January 29, 2021

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    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

    Rick Lagiewski, Ph.D. speaking at an event

    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

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    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.

  • October 29, 2019

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    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.

  • June 12, 2018

    A group of RIT students and parents pose on the mountainside in Croatia, a beautiful city landscape behind them. They hold a banner that reads "Rochester Institute of Technology."

    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.
  • November 21, 2017

    Bill and Brenda Michaels pose next to the entrance of their Cider Mill, holding a jug of their cider.

    Couple turns cider mill into destination

    Bill 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.
  • November 21, 2017

    On the left, a headshot of Michele Conklin Williams. On the right, a photo of a product that Taylor Farms sells, Organic Mediterranean Crunch Chopped Salad Kid.

    Alumna crafts career in fresh food industry

    Michele Conklin Williams '94 has had a career as colorful and varietal as the flavorful salads produced by Taylor Farms, one of the top U.S. companies in the fresh food industry.