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Photo of Pres. Kevin McCarthy
Thursday, January 7, 2021
Statement from the President on violence at Capitol

RTC values all members of our community, from all walks of life, belief systems, origins, and identities.

RTC two students in graduation regalia and orange hard hats smiling at the camera.
Friday, December 18, 2020
New pathway lets trades grads earn degrees

Multi-Occupational Trades grads from RTC can now earn a 4-year degree at Central Washington University.

RTC autobody students looking up under bottom of lifted vehicle
Monday, October 26, 2020
RTC announces plan for Winter and Spring quarters

Balancing safety with public health, RTC will remain mostly remote for the remainder of the academic year.

Female student using a tablet; Text overlay says Free Wifi, Quiet Space, Independent Study Lab, Reserve Your Spot
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Drop-in Independent Study Lab open for students

Students who need internet access or quiet study space can drop in daily from noon to 4 p.m. in the Cafeteria.

RTC Stories

Nursing graduate grateful for support

Tiffiny Thrash talks about her success, RTC, and Swedish partnership.

Student makes cakes for homeless children

Baking partnership with Birthday Dreams helps both students and children.

Student says his positive attitude keeps him going

Alan Abdullah was named RTC's 2020 Transforming Lives Award winner. 

Harvard-bound graduate grateful for RTC’s support

RTC student leader, Don Hawkins will study economics at an elite university this fall.


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RTC is one of the Top 10 Community Colleges in the country.

For the third straight year, The Aspen Institute named Renton Technical College one of the Top Community Colleges in the Country. 

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RTC is proud to be a Military Friendly School.
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