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Friday, April 29, 2016
Email scam targets Renton Technical College

RENTON, Wash. –  A phishing scam may have compromised the private information of 786 employees at Renton Technical College (RTC).

Tiny House award
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
RTC Student Earns Public Service Award for "Tiny House" Project

RENTON, Wash. – Dean Hestmark, a student at Renton Technical College (RTC), has won the Outstanding Service Award from the Students Serving Washington Awards (SSWA) for mentoring a team that built temporary housing for the homeless.

Renton Technical College News & Events
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Renton Technical College Secures $200,000 NSF Grant to Support New I.T. Bachelor's Degree

Renton, Wash. – Renton Technical College (RTC) has been awarded a $200,000 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support the development of a new bachelor’s degree in the high-demand field of computer network architecture.

Mother's Day brunch
Monday, April 25, 2016
Mother's Day Brunch, Sunday, May 8 in the cafeteria

Mother's Day Brunch will be served in the RTC Cafeteria in Bldg. I on Sunday, May 8 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The cost is $15 per person and $10 for seniors and children under 10 (does not include tax).

RTC Stories

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.

Siemens scholar Amanda Peterson
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Nine RTC Students Named Siemens Scholars

Nine students attending Renton Technical College were named inaugural 2015 Siemens Technical Scholars by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program (CEP) and the Siemens Foundation. 


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