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The Tiger Family Responds, and WOW!
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Hello RIT Alumni! I hope this email finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy. Know that the RIT family cares about you, and knows how difficult this time is for you, your families, and your communities.

Like you, the RIT community has been deeply affected by this pandemic. But the campus community has shown terrific energy and resolve in responding to this unprecedented moment in our history.

Hundreds of alumni have helped our current students with a gift to the COVID-19 Emergency Fund. If you join them, you can take up to $300 in contributions as a deduction on your 2020 tax return, whether you itemize or not.

Learn about charitable deductions
Alumni Resources for Career Changes
There are currently almost 5,000 jobs posted for alumni in Handshake – more than 300 have been posted in the last two weeks. RIT’s Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education is available to assist alumni in career growth and job searches. Especially now, if you have been displaced from your job, your RIT family is here to help!

Tigers Doing Good
So many of your fellow Tigers are doing great things to help during this historic time of challenge in our world. We are sharing these stories with the RIT community, and would love to include as many as possible! If you know of a Tiger who is helping others get through this crisis - a story of big impact or small - please send it to, and we’ll post it to our Tigers Doing Good site. And read below how Chrysa Charno BS ’03, MBA '09 and RIT's AMPrint Center worked together to keep her staff and patients safe.
Chrysa Charno wearing a clear plastic face mask, standing in her pediatric office.

Keeping Pediatric Healthcare Workers Safe

An early evening delivery connected an RIT Tiger caring for kids to RIT’s advanced manufacturing researchers. Chrysa Charno BS ’03, MBA ’09, is the owner/operator of AcuteKids pediatric urgent care in Webster, NY. As a healthcare professional, Chrysa is on the front lines of the COVID-19 epidemic, and has experienced protective gear supply issues first hand. But RIT's AMPrint Center came to her rescue!

RIT’s Office of Alumni Relations is making a number of online resources available to Tigers. Our Essential Alumni Guide for Staying at Home provides you with lots of information and ideas for staying home and staying safe. On this site you will find:

Also, if you know of alumni who are involved in any of these essentials, you can share their story with us at this site.

And remember that EDx/RITx is still up and running for a wide range of free or low cost courses.

Stay home, stay healthy!