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Steve Hanson to retire as president of Renton Technical College

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Steve Hanson, president at Renton Technical College since September 2009, will retire in June, 2015.

"It has been an honor to serve as Renton Technical College's president for the past five years. Our college has an outstanding reputation for its commitment to student success, as exemplified by our selection by the Aspen Institute as one of the top community colleges in the nation. I feel privileged to have had the opportunity to work with an extraordinary group of trustees, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the mission of transforming the lives of our students," said Hanson.

Renton Technical College Named As One Of The Top 150 In The Country

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

RENTON, Wash. — Highlighting the critical importance of improving student success in America’s community colleges, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today named Renton Technical College as one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence and $1 million dollars in prize funds.

Student Receives Prestigious Scholarship

Thursday, July 31, 2014

RENTON, Wash.  – Nicklaus Madison, a student at Renton Technical College, has been named the 2014 New Century Scholar for Washington State.  Only 51 community college students from the United States, Canada and American Samoa have received this honor.  Madison and the other award recipients will split a total of $102,000 in scholarship money.