News & Events

RTC student earns honors in Students Serving Washington Awards contest

Friday, April 28, 2017

RENTON, Wash. – Abdul Amath, an engineering design technology student at Renton Technical College (RTC), has won an honorable mention in the “Outstanding Service Award” category of the Students Serving Washington Awards contest.

RTC celebrates grand opening of automotive technology complex

Thursday, April 20, 2017

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 Patty Murray visits RTC campus

Thursday, April 13, 2017

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.

Two Renton Technical College students honored at All-Washington Academic Team ceremony

Thursday, March 23, 2017

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

RTC student selected to All-USA Community College Academic Team

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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 hosts third annual Reading Apprenticeship conference

Monday, March 13, 2017

Educators and school administrators from all over the Northwest met at Renton Technical College (RTC) last Friday and Saturday to learn better ways to teach students to read, interpret and retain information in their disciplinary texts so they can succeed in college.

Foundation hits new highs at Student Success Breakfast

Friday, March 10, 2017

We are grateful and humbled by the outpouring of support for this year’s Student Success Breakfast. The foundation literally hit new highs with 300 attendees, 27 sponsorships from local businesses and we are on track to hit $80,000 in donations to expand scholarships and emergency grants.

RTC hosts conference on how to make students into purposeful readers

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

RENTON, Wash. – Educators and school administrators from all over the Northwest will meet at Renton Technical College (RTC) this Friday and Saturday to learn better ways to teach students to read, interpret and retain information in their disciplinary texts so they can succeed in college.

RTC President Kevin McCarthy affirms RTC’s commitment to diversity and respect for all

Monday, January 30, 2017

This past Friday, the President of the United States signed an executive order that restricts people from seven countries from entering the United States for at least 90 days and suspends the admission of all refugees for four months.

New Aerospace & Industrial Technologies program prepares students for high tech success

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Renton Technical College (RTC) is now offering a new program designed to prepare the next generation of skilled industrial technicians.