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Scholarship awards
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Foundation announces 63% increase in scholarship awards

The Renton Technical College Foundation (RTCF) announced today a 63 percent increase in the number of students awarded scholarships for the 2016 fall quarter.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Join us for a State Senate candidate forum

Hear directly from the candidates who want to guide the policies that will impact our local schools, colleges, and the economy. This is your opportunity to meet with state Senate candidates from the 5th and 41st Legislative Districts. Ask the questions that matter most to you.

Renton Technical College News & Events
Friday, September 16, 2016
Student Email Temporarilly Unavailable, Passwords Reset

This will occur on Friday, September 16, 2016 at approximately 10 p.m. and email will be unavailable until Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 8 a.m.

RTC offers options for former ITT students
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Opportunities for ITT students at RTC

If you have been affected by the sudden closure of ITT Technical Institute branches in Washington, you may want to consider RTC's many options.

RTC Stories

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
RTC Faculty Profiles: Trisha Foreman

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. Years ago she was teenager without a family, a home, a high school education, or any idea where she was going. Two institutions turned her life around  – a community college, and 11 years in the United States Army.

Thursday, May 5, 2016
RTC Student Profiles: Charles Lee

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, and outside of playing video games or working with computers, he had little experience with information technology.

Mike Fobes' Car 2
Thursday, January 28, 2016
RTC Automotive Instructor’s Work on Display at America’s Car Museum

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.

Tiny houses
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Students Build Tiny Houses for Seattle Area Homeless

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.


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