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Thursday, March 23, 2017
Two Renton Technical College students honored at All-Washington Academic Team ceremony

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

Mo Abdullahi
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
RTC student selected to All-USA Community College Academic Team

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.

RA Intrepreters
Monday, March 13, 2017
RTC hosts third annual Reading Apprenticeship conference

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.

Kevin McCarthy with students
Friday, March 10, 2017
Foundation hits new highs at Student Success Breakfast

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 Stories

Thursday, March 2, 2017
RTC staff profile: Eugene Shen

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.”

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
RTC Student Profiles - Veronica Milne

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

Monday, December 12, 2016
Welding program shapes metal and transforms lives

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

Friday, December 2, 2016
RTC Faculty Profile: Lynn-Dee Spencer

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


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