December 1, 2023
Distinguished Alumni Award winners named for 2023-2024
Twelve RIT alumni have been honored with Distinguished Alumni Awards for the 2023-2024 year. The Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented annually by each of RIT’s nine colleges, the School of Individualized Study, and the RIT Graduate School to alumni who have performed at the highest levels of their profession or who have contributed to the advancement and leadership of civic, philanthropic, or service organizations.
December 1, 2023
November 29, 2023
Saunders College of Business honors professor with dedication of Daniel D. Tessoni Business Center
Saunders College of Business faculty, alumni, and students—together with local business leaders—have recognized a popular, longtime professor with the dedication of a multifunctional space inside Max Lowenthal Hall. The Daniel D. Tessoni Business Center honors the esteemed RIT faculty member who served in several roles at the college from 1974 until his retirement last year.
November 20, 2023
Business Exploration Provides Business Exposure to First-Year Students
The business exploration program at Saunders College of Business is your opportunity to spend up to a year and a half taking fundamental business courses and meeting with faculty, staff, and career advisors before selecting from one of the college’s seven, nationally-ranked, business majors.
November 10, 2023
Accounting at Saunders is your path to great careers and a CPA
The bachelor of science in accounting covers financial and managerial accounting disciplines, while introducing students to relevant, cutting-edge technology.
October 27, 2023
Johnny ‘Cupcakes’ Earle to share secrets of building brand loyalty at Gasser Lecture Series
Johnny “Cupcakes” Earle, founder of the world-renowned T-shirt brand Johnny Cupcakes—widely recognized for inspiring cult-like brand loyalty, including mile-long store queues and even permanent tattoos—will deliver the annual Gasser Lecture Series on campus next week.
May 22, 2023
California Treasurer Ma returns to alma mater for honorary doctorate
Pensions & Investments features Fiona Ma ’88 (accounting), California State Treasurer.
May 2, 2023
RIT to confer five honorary degrees at May 12 commencement ceremony
RIT will confer honorary degrees to five outstanding individuals at its 2023 commencement ceremony on May 12. The honorees will be recognized alongside more than 4,800 graduates.
March 31, 2023
Financial Leadership at Saunders College of Business
Through Saunders College of Business finance and accounting degree programs, students learn to become expert decision-makers and problem solvers in the business world.
March 29, 2023
Technology and Analytics
Saunders College of Business prepares students to be expert problem solvers and leaders in their fields. Students in the management information systems (MIS), marketing, hospitality and tourism management (HTM), and accounting degree programs learn to manage and utilize data to maximize efficiency in their organizations.
March 3, 2023
RIT’s Saunders College of Business moves up two spots in Poets&Quants national rankings
Saunders College of Business at RIT has again been recognized by Poets&Quants—a leading resource for business education coverage—as one of the top undergraduate business schools in the nation. Saunders ranked 53rd overall in the nation, moving up two spots from last year.
December 8, 2022
RIT Venture Creations’ Ignite program identifies value in ‘cheesy’ start-up company
Student Janessa Steenberg’s plant-based Parmesan-style cheese start-up company, Panacheeza, has earned her a spot in Venture Creations’ Ignite initiative, which gives promising entrepreneurs the power they need to become successful business owners.