RTC Stories

RTC Student Profiles: Joshua Greenberg Lambert

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

For five years, Joshua Greenberg-Lambert had worked as a pre-school teacher, enjoying the teaching part, but hating the light paycheck and the lack of job security.

RTC Faculty Profile: Jessica Ganska

Thursday, October 20, 2016

It takes one to know one. Jessica Ganska, Renton Technical College’s new Band Instrument Repair Technician program instructor, understands her students because she is an alumnus.

RTC Student Profile: Santhoshima Karthikeyan

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Santhoshima Karthikeyan (Shima for short) is a bundle of energy and optimism. Her smile is contagious, encouraging you to pay close attention to her fast, breathless talk.

RTC Student Profile: Michael Jolley

Monday, September 26, 2016

Two years ago, Michael Jolley was staring at unemployment, trying to figure out what do after the closure of his small business.

RTC Faculty Profile: Trisha Foreman

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

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.

RTC Student Profile: Charles Lee

Thursday, May 5, 2016

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.

RTC Automotive Instructor’s Work on Display at America’s Car Museum

Thursday, January 28, 2016

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.

Students Build Tiny Houses for Seattle Area Homeless

Thursday, December 10, 2015

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.

Nine RTC Students Named Siemens Scholars

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Nine students attending Renton Technical College were named inaugural 2015 Siemens Technical Scholars by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program (CEP) and the Siemens Foundation. 

High School 21+ Provides New Pathway To Success

Monday, June 15, 2015

Six students are sitting in the room in front of me. They are very different and they are all the same. Not one of them was born in the United States.