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Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Instructor Don Mee Choi receives MacArthur 'Genius Grant'

An acclaimed poet and translator, Choi teaches in  RTC's high school completion programs. 

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Monday, September 27, 2021
Testing Center earns national certification

RTC is the first technical college in the state to earn certification from the National College Testing Association.

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Tuesday, August 31, 2021
RTC hosts weekly COVID-19 vaccine clinics, starts Aug. 31

Vaccine clinics are open to the community and the public: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., every Tuesday.

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Tuesday, August 10, 2021
President McCarthy announces retirement plans

Renton Technical College President Kevin McCarthy will retire at the end of the 2021-22 academic year.

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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