Dr. Elliot Check and Dr. Karen Rubinow are proud of their RIT connections. They have two — Ari Check ’10 (Game Design and Development) and Eitan Check ’13 (Information Security/Digital Forensics). Because Check and Rubinow were so impressed with the education their sons received, they wanted to create an endowed scholarship to support second year students in these two degree programs.
Creating the scholarship demonstrated their passion for education. To actually fund the scholarship, Check and Rubinow turned to another of their shared passions, their collection of classic cars. Since initially establishing the scholarship, they have added to it after Dr. Elliot sold his practice, and they are discussing a charitable gift trust, as well. They allocated the proceeds from the sale of their 1968 Volvo 1800 to establish the scholarship, named The Check Family 1800 Endowed Scholarship.