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Friday, July 16, 2021
Vaccinated students to be selected for scholarships

RTC announces participation in the state Vaccine Incentive Program to encourage students.

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021
MacKenzie Scott earmarks $5 million to RTC

RTC receives transformative gift to advance the college's mission and values.

Friday, June 4, 2021
Foundation raises over $103,000 for scholarships

The live, virtual Student Success event raised more than $103k, thanks to donors and sponsors.

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021
President McCarthy named College CEO of the year

State trustees recognize RTC president for his leadership and support of two-year colleges.

RTC Stories

Nursing graduate grateful for support

Tiffiny Thrash talks about her success, RTC, and Swedish partnership.

Student makes cakes for homeless children

Baking partnership with Birthday Dreams helps both students and children.

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.


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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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RTC is proud to be a Military Friendly School.
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