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Friday, August 12, 2016
First Annual Dine-Out for RTC Students on Aug. 16

Calling all foodies. Do you believe in changing lives through education? Then mark your calendars for Tuesday, Aug.16 for the first annual Dine Out for Students event.

Let your career soar!
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Aerospace program in the works

Renton Technical College is currently retooling its aerospace program to offer students an affordable and fast way to enter the field of aerospace manufacturing.

Thursday, August 4, 2016
Massage Therapy Program offers language support

The RTC Massage Therapy Program is now offering support materials translated into Vietnamese to help students improve their English while learning how to be skilled massage therapists.

Thursday, July 28, 2016
New grant will improve training and support services for part-time faculty at Renton Technical College

RTC, with support from the Achieving the Dream, will increase professional development opportunities and provide mentoring and support services for adjunct faculty.

RTC Stories

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
RTC Faculty Profiles: Trisha Foreman

Trisha Foreman, an instructor in the Medical Assistant program at Renton Technical College, understands her students because she used to be like many of them. Years ago she was teenager without a family, a home, a high school education, or any idea where she was going. Two institutions turned her life around  – a community college, and 11 years in the United States Army.

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.


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