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Thursday, December 15, 2016
RTC student chosen for Transforming Lives award

The Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT) has selected a Renton Technical College (RTC) student as one of five winners of the Transforming Lives award, a program that recognizes students whose lives have been improved by their experiences at a Washington community or technical college.

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Monday, November 28, 2016
RTC joins consortium to advance success of men of color

Renton Technical College (RTC) has joined the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3) National Consortium on College Men of Color, an organization that encourages professional development and opportunities for underrepresented groups.

Renton Technical College News & Events
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Wells Fargo awards $25,000 grant to support veterans at RTC

The Wells Fargo West Region Military Grants program has awarded a $25,000 grant to Renton Technical College to provide emergency support to students at the college who are veterans of the armed services.

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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.

RTC Stories

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.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
RTC Leadership Profile: Angel Reyna

Angel Reyna can blame boredom for many of the key changes in his life. At six years old, for example, he started picking asparagus with his family when he found idle time between lugging water to other farmworkers.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
RTC Student Profiles: Joshua Greenberg Lambert

For five years, Joshua Greenberg-Lambert had worked as a pre-school teacher, enjoying the teaching part, but hating the light paycheck and the lack of job security.


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