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Renton Mayor Denis Law with RTC President Kevin McCarthy and Dean of College and Career Pathways Jodi Novotny cutting the ribbon to launch the center
Thursday, May 30, 2019
RTC launches Downtown Center to serve community

Mayor Denis Law joins President McCarthy for ribbon cutting at new location.

CCE students up on the podium with the program directors
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Construction Center of Excellence wins grant

The $150,000 grant will help expand youth apprenticeships opportunities and partnerships. 

Elizabeth Flanagan and Marty Cooksey poses with their awards next to the emcee and Mrs. Renton winner.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Math instructors honored for excellent teaching

Marty Cooksey and Elizabeth (Demong) Flanagan were named among the best teachers in Renton.

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Employers seek hundreds of new hires at job fair May 1

Nearly 80 employers will recruit and interview job seekers at the Renton Career Fair May 1.

RTC Stories

Teachers partner to demystify math

Marty Cooksey and Elizabeth Flanagan relate to their students’ struggles and fear.

Student doesn’t let his past define him anymore

Ronnie Larry talks about his journey to RTC, finding support and a future in Ford Asset Program.

Resilient student finds her place at RTC

Anna says attending RTC was one of the best decisions of her life. “There truly is a place for everybody.”

Reaching for the stars: from biotech to astro-informatics

Lee Gordon finds support at RTC: "They embrace students from all backgrounds and walks of life."


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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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