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5 panel collage showing five RTC staff with sewing machines sewing masks.
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Five staffers making masks for the RTC Community

They hope to make up to 2000. Their work will allow safe transition back to campus.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) information and resources
Friday, March 13, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Resources

See the latest updates at RTC, class information, schedule changes, FAQs, and more.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020
President Kevin McCarthy named Aspen Institute Fellow

He is one of only 25 presidents from around the country selected for the prestigious program.

Angie Mar smiling with culinary students behind her in the demo kitchen
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Angie Mar impresses guests at Celebrity Chef Dinner

Renowned NYC chef shared her path to success with RTC Culinary Arts students. 

RTC Stories

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.

Teachers partner to demystify math

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

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.”


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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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