Foundation Blog

From Somalian refugee to computer science scholar

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Mo Abdullahi’s journey to RTC inspires hope and shows what’s possible when people are empowered as individuals, challenged and given the tools to succeed.

2017 marks inaugural Lifetime of Giving Award

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Meet Andee Jorgensen and Rich Wagner, two people who truly represent a lifetime of giving and service to RTC students and the community.

An interview with Bob Watt

Thursday, November 17, 2016

My family and I moved to Washington State in 1969 and to Seattle in 1972, which was the height of the great Boeing bust, so from our earliest days it was crystal clear how important the aerospace sector was to the state and to this wonderful place we call home.

Thai village has special connection to RTC

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Meet Supunnee Pargul, an alumnus of the Early Childhood Education Program at RTC.

Ari Allen – Anesthesia Technician

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

In the words of Army veteran and Anesthesia Technician student Ari Allen, he has done it all!

RTC Faculty Takes Reading to National Stage

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

When it comes to literacy, Renton Technical College has a reading “rock star” in Michele Lesmeister, faculty member in the Adult Basic Education department.

Impressive Career Journey Started at RTC More Than 30 Years Ago

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Sitting in Tami Rable’s office is an invitation to experience the heart and soul of Renton Technical College.

Unico Launches New Scholarship to Inspire Future Engineers

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Interview with Darrin Williams, Vice President of Real Estate Services for Unico.

Foundation announces 61 recipients for fall scholarships

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

We are excited to introduce the 61 student scholars who have been awarded a RTC Foundation scholarship for fall quarter.

How RTC Helped Me Land My Dream Job

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

When Ralph Fortunato, Business Director for the Kent School District and Renton Technical College alumnus, talks about being a “non-traditional student,” he enjoys telling the story of when he overheard his fellow accounting students talking in the RTC cafeteria.