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Monday, January 30, 2017
RTC President Kevin McCarthy affirms RTC’s commitment to diversity and respect for all

This past Friday, the President of the United States signed an executive order that restricts people from seven countries from entering the United States for at least 90 days and suspends the admission of all refugees for four months.

Aerospace & Industrial Technologies
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
New Aerospace & Industrial Technologies program prepares students for high tech success

Renton Technical College (RTC) is now offering a new program designed to prepare the next generation of skilled industrial technicians.

Thursday, December 15, 2016
RTC student chosen for Transforming Lives award

The Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT) has selected a Renton Technical College (RTC) student as one of five winners of the Transforming Lives award, a program that recognizes students whose lives have been improved by their experiences at a Washington community or technical college.

Renton Technical College News & Events
Monday, November 28, 2016
RTC joins consortium to advance success of men of color

Renton Technical College (RTC) has joined the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3) National Consortium on College Men of Color, an organization that encourages professional development and opportunities for underrepresented groups.

RTC Stories

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
RTC Student Profiles - Veronica Milne

It takes courage to attend a big school outside of your community and your comfort zone. Veronica Milne has plenty to share.

Monday, December 12, 2016
Welding program shapes metal and transforms lives

Welding is all about heat, sparks, and the creation of something useful and sometimes beautiful out of raw metal. 

Friday, December 2, 2016
RTC Faculty Profile: Lynn-Dee Spencer

Lynn-Dee Spencer gave up a full career as a paralegal to teach others to be pharmacy technicians.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
RTC Leadership Profile: Angel Reyna

Angel Reyna can blame boredom for many of the key changes in his life. At six years old, for example, he started picking asparagus with his family when he found idle time between lugging water to other farmworkers.


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