News & Events

RTC Instructors Honored by 2016 Ahead of the Class Awards

Monday, April 18, 2016

Renton, Wash. – Renton Technical College (RTC) instructors Zefire Skoczen and John Campbell have been selected among the top-five teachers in the Renton area by the 2016 Ahead of the Class Excellence in Education Awards.

IAM-AW District 751 creates endowment for student scholarships

Monday, March 28, 2016

Renton, Wash. – The International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM-AW) Lodge 751 has created a $25,000 endowment with the Renton Technical College (RTC) Foundation to support the education of the next generation of aerospace manufacturing workers.

Student Success Breakfast celebrates hard work and shared history

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Renton Technical College (RTC) kicked off the yearlong celebration of its 75th Anniversary with a delicious meal, inspiring student stories, and a full house of supporters at the Student Success Breakfast.

Student Success Breakfast to be held March 24

Monday, March 14, 2016

Join community, business leaders and lawmakers for an inspiring event as we celebrate 75 years of student success and innovation.

Attorney Elizabeth Jennings Takes Helm of Legal Program

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Elizabeth Jennings, a licensed practicing attorney and member of the Washington state bar association is now the lead instructor for Renton Technical College’s Legal Assistant program.

Carrie Shaw named RTC Foundation Director

Sunday, February 28, 2016

The Renton Technical College Foundation is pleased to announce Carrie Shaw as its new director. She began her duties on Jan. 4.

RTC Named Top 150 Aspen Institute Finalist for 2017

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Highlighting the critical importance of improving student success in America’s community colleges, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today named Renton Technical College (RTC) as one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2017 Aspen Prize.

Angel Reyna Named Vice President of Instruction

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Renton, Wash. — Renton Technical College President Kevin McCarthy announced Angel Reyna as the new Vice President of Instruction. The announcement concludes a national search to fill the position.

Renton Technical College Hires New Dean of Allied Health

Friday, December 18, 2015

Renton, Wash. —Renton Technical College (RTC) hired Christopher Carter as Dean of the Allied Health program, which includes 14 career and degree programs. Christopher began his duties on Nov. 16. Originally from California, he joins RTC with considerable leadership experience, as well as an impressive background in Allied Health teaching and administration.

RTC Announces Winter 2016 Foundation Scholarship Recipients

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

RENTON, Wash. – The Renton Technical College (RTC) Foundation is pleased to announce recipients for its winter scholarships.

Founded in 1993, the RTC Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to changing the lives of RTC students by supporting career training, educational advancement and program success at Renton Technical College. The Foundation has established many different funds to support student needs. These scholarships are funded by RTC supporters who want to give every RTC student the chance to succeed.