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Renton Technical College News & Events
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
New Unico Properties Scholarship for commericial building engineering

The Renton Technical College (RTC) Foundation announced today that Unico Properties LLC, a real estate investment and operating company, has created a new scholarship fund for students in the college’s commercial building engineering program.

Renton Technical College News & Events
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Wachamawhat? Summer class takes the mystery out of medical terminology

If you plan to enter the healthcare industry, it helps to know the difference between cardio and carpo. Renton Technical College can help. This summer, the college is offering two sections of its Comprehensive Medical Terminology class.

Mother and son to graduate at same time
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Renton Technical College Commencement to Feature Mother and Son Graduates

RENTON, Wash. – Commencement ceremonies are the stuff of memories, but this year’s event at Renton Technical College (RTC) is especially important for Enjoli and Elijah Harris.

Renton Technical College News & Events
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Summer BBQ to be held July 22

The Annual Northwest Summer Barbeque is scheduled for Friday, July 22 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the courtyard outside the cafeteria.

RTC Stories

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
RTC Faculty Profiles: Trisha Foreman

Trisha Foreman, an instructor in the Medical Assistant program at Renton Technical College, understands her students because she used to be like many of them. Years ago she was teenager without a family, a home, a high school education, or any idea where she was going. Two institutions turned her life around  – a community college, and 11 years in the United States Army.

Thursday, May 5, 2016
RTC Student Profiles: Charles Lee

When Charles Lee first thought of going to college, he was 32 years old and at a dead end of a 14-year career in retail. He’d never written a line of computer code, and outside of playing video games or working with computers, he had little experience with information technology.

Mike Fobes' Car 2
Thursday, January 28, 2016
RTC Automotive Instructor’s Work on Display at America’s Car Museum

Automotive Technology instructor Mike Fobes was invited to display two unique creations at The LeMay, known as America’s Car Museum this month. The museum attracts more than 400,000 visitors annually.

Tiny houses
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Students Build Tiny Houses for Seattle Area Homeless

Students of Renton Technical College’s (RTC) Construction Trades Prep and Property Maintenance programs, along with their instructors, have partnered with the Seattle-based nonprofit Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI), to build tiny houses for area homeless.


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