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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.

Senator Murray with Mo Abdullahi and President Kevin McCarthy
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Senator Patty Murray visits RTC campus

Senator Patty Murray (D-Washington) visited Renton Technical College (RTC) in the Renton Highlands today to meet with staff, students, and to get acquainted with some of the most innovative career training programs the college offers.

Thursday, March 23, 2017
Two Renton Technical College students honored at All-Washington Academic Team ceremony

Two Renton Technical College (RTC) students were honored today at the All-Washington Academic Team recognition ceremony in Olympia.

Mo Abdullahi
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
RTC student selected to All-USA Community College Academic Team

RENTON, Wash. – Mohamed (Mo) Abdullahi, a computer science student at Renton Technical College (RTC), has been selected as one of 20 community college students in the nation to be a member of the All-USA Community College Academic Team.

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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