RTC Stories

Immigrant found her calling teaching at RTC

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Huma Mohibullah’s immigrant experience inspires her research and teaching.

Student finds hope and determination at RTC

Friday, December 1, 2017

Determined student leader Carl Harris says RTC transformed his life: “At RTC, you can do anything.”

Running Start gives start on business degree

Monday, November 20, 2017

Micah Vining: Running Start offers small classes, variety -- and courses toward his degree. 

RTC Student Profile: Katie Kelly

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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

RTC Faculty Profile: Michele Lesmeister

Thursday, March 30, 2017

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

RTC staff profile: Eugene Shen

Thursday, March 2, 2017

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.”

RTC Student Profiles - Veronica Milne

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

It takes courage to attend a big school outside of your community and your comfort zone. Veronica Milne has plenty to share.

Welding program shapes metal and transforms lives

Monday, December 12, 2016

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

RTC Faculty Profile: Lynn-Dee Spencer

Friday, December 2, 2016

Lynn-Dee Spencer gave up a full career as a paralegal to teach others to be pharmacy technicians.

RTC Leadership Profile: Angel Reyna

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Angel Reyna can blame boredom for many of the key changes in his life. At six years old, for example, he started picking asparagus with his family when he found idle time between lugging water to other farmworkers.