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Yasmin Ali smiling
Monday, December 16, 2019
New dean revitalizes Registered Nurse program

The program looks forward to welcoming its newest students in the upcoming winter quarter.

Eva and Ed Gordon smiling
Monday, December 16, 2019
Extraordinary bequest will benefit RTC students

RTC is one of 17 colleges in the state to receive $550,000 from the Eva Gordon Estate.

Photo of Chef Angie Mar in black dress on a bar stool in her restaurant
Friday, December 13, 2019
NYC chef Angie Mar will serve as the 2020 Celebrity Chef

Chef Mar will bring her passion for luxury and meat for two evening events on Tuesday, January 28.

Aspen Prize - top 150
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Aspen again names RTC a Top 150 Community College

RTC was recognized for student outcomes – including equity and completion rates. 

RTC Stories

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.

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.”


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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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