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Friday, June 16, 2017
RTC Commencement Features Outstanding Student Leaders

RENTON, Wash. - On Thursday, June 22, Joe Spieldenner and Sarra Ghezzaz will take the stage and reflect on their journeys as Renton Technical College (RTC) students and leaders of their communities.

College Spark grant supports new courses
Monday, May 22, 2017
College Spark grant supports new English courses at RTC

RENTON, Wash. – Renton Technical College (RTC) has been awarded a $49,994 grant to develop English courses tailored to make them more relevant and useful for students.

Renton Technical College News & Events
Friday, April 28, 2017
RTC student earns honors in Students Serving Washington Awards contest

RENTON, Wash. – Abdul Amath, an engineering design technology student at Renton Technical College (RTC), has won an honorable mention in the “Outstanding Service Award” category of the Students Serving Washington Awards contest.

Thursday, April 20, 2017
RTC celebrates grand opening of automotive technology complex

Renton, Wash. - Renton Technical College (RTC) will formally enter the future of automotive education this May 11 at the grand opening and celebration of its brand new 63,550 square foot Automotive Technology Complex.

RTC Stories

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
RTC Student Profile: Katie Kelly

When Katie Kelly talked about what she wanted to be when she grew up, her parents told her to act like a girl.

Thursday, March 30, 2017
RTC Faculty Profile: Michele Lesmeister

Michele Lesmeister grew up reading library books by the light of a kerosene lamp.

Thursday, March 2, 2017
RTC staff profile: Eugene Shen

Eugene Shen remembers the day he was offered a job at Renton Technical College (RTC) mostly because it was funny.  The job was as an instructor in the Pharmacy Technician program, known in the college’s shorthand as “Pharm Tech.”

Monday, December 12, 2016
Welding program shapes metal and transforms lives

Welding is all about heat, sparks, and the creation of something useful and sometimes beautiful out of raw metal. 


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