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Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Now offered in fall quarter: Intro to Health Care course

Renton Technical College’s Allied Health program is now offering a course this fall designed to give students a preview of careers in the health care industry.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
New Unico Properties Scholarship for commercial 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.

Summer BBQ
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.

Thursday, June 9, 2016
Boeing, Neighborhood House and RTC partner to improve healthcare career access

Renton, WA — Neighborhood House, a social service agency serving King County, and Renton Technical College (RTC), have been awarded a $90,000 grant from Boeing to help low-income Renton residents access living wage careers in the high demand healthcare sector.

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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