Tigers Connect

RIT's newest networking program is back on the road! This December, we're excited to virtually visit a new round of cities and states where Tigers will come together for fresh, face-to-face connections with their fellow alumni. Timed networking conversations, exclusive video content, and access to helpful resources are the key elements that define Tigers Connect. These events are exclusive to the RIT Alumni Association, a vibrant network of incredible innovators, creators, and problem-solvers just like you.

Register to Network in Your City

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Philadelphia

Monday, November 30
7 p.m. Eastern

Register for Philadelphia

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Chicago Milwaukee

Wednesday, December 2
7 p.m. Central / 8 p.m. Eastern

Register for Chicago Milwaukee

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Georgia

Thursday, December 3
7 p.m. Eastern

Register for Georgia

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Raleigh Charlotte

Tuesday, December 8
7 p.m. Eastern

Register for Raleigh Charlotte

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Texas

Wednesday, December 9
7 p.m. Central / 8 p.m. Eastern

Register for Texas

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Entrepreneurship

Thursday, December 10
7 p.m. E / 6 p.m. C / 5 p.m. M / 4 p.m. P

Register for Entrepreneurship

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Unlock the Potential of Your Network

Looking to connect with fellow alumni in a certain city or region? Going through or considering a career transition? Just want to meet new people? Tigers Connect is for you. Hosted by the Office of Alumni Relations and RIT's Regional Alumni Chapters, Tigers Connect events consist of three short networking sessions where Tigers are placed in virtual conference rooms with two to three fellow alumni. Hosted on the Zoom Videoconferencing platform, Tigers will participate in timed networking discussions with their new connections before rejoining the group and being assigned to their next conference room. 

Tigers Connect participants will:

  • Make meaningful, new connections within your region
  • Get a first look at what’s coming up for RIT Alumni
  • Have a unique opportunity to digitally connect with others afterward
  • Receive a packet of benefits, opportunities, and resources exclusively curated for Tigers Connect participants

 

How does Tigers Connect work?

REGISTER When you register for a Tigers Connect session via Zoom, you'll receive a confirmation email including a link and password for the event. Save this email- it's how you'll access the meeting on the day of the event! We'll also send you tips and tricks for how to have the most successful experience.

NETWORK At your event, we'll explain everything you need to know about how to join each of the networking sessions. In each session, Tigers will begin by introducing themselves, and then you'll have time to network. Ask a question of your fellow attendees, or use one of the suggested conversation prompts we'll provide you. When a session is over, you'll come back to the main lobby and we'll take a short break so you can refresh before meeting your next set of new connections. But don't worry, we won't leave you hanging. We'll have some fun video content to share during this time before it's time to start your next session.

RESOURCES After your third session, we'll wrap up. But Tigers Connect does not end there! The following day, you'll receive a packet of benefits, opportunities, and resources that are available to you. You'll also receive a list of attendees from the event who elected to share their information. Using this list, you can broaden  your network even further via LinkedIn and continue to connect well after the in-person event.

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Are you a business founder, thought leader, or innovator?

For the first time, we’re hosting a session just for entrepreneurs! Tigers Connect: Entrepreneurship will bring together alumni entrepreneurs from across the country to develop new relationships and build a professional community that encourages business and career growth. Whether you are currently involved with a startup or are considering an entrepreneurial opportunity, you’ll find like-minded alumni at this Tigers Connect session.

Tigers Connect: Entrepreneurship
Thursday, December 10 - 7 p.m. Eastern / 6 Central / 5 Mountain / 4 Pacific
Register »

If you have any questions or if you are unable to attend this event but are interested in future opportunities for alumni entrepreneurs, please let us know.

Get Connected

No event in your area? There are still many ways to connect with RIT and your fellow Tigers. Using the links below, you can start expanding your networks through the RIT community today.

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Associate Director Alumni Relations, Regional Programs
Alumni and Constituent Relations
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