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forever? This traveling exhibit, organized by the Kauffman Museum at Bethel College in Kansas, opens a conversation about race and ethnicity in Renton. The Renton History Museum will support this traveling exhibit with a local exhibit, Renton High School Indians: History of a Name, as well as programs and opportunities for community dialogue. Renton Technical College (RTC) Renton Technical College (RTC) is a nationally recognized technical college, a reputation earned through programmatic excellence, dynamic partnerships with business, industry and area school districts, and our cohort learning model. RTC offers basic education, certificates, associate and bachelor’s degrees in high demand fields such as information technology, aerospace, healthcare, business, advanced manufacturing, A History Of Renton in 75 Objects culinary arts and transportation May 30, 2017 – January 20, 2018 technology. In 2015, RTC was recognized by the Aspen Institute as If you had to sum up the rich variety of one of the top 10 community colleges in Renton’s history in 75 objects - what the nation. would you choose? This exhibit, curated and installed by UW Museology RTC has one of the highest completion students, uses unique artifacts and and job placement rates in the country. photos from the Museum’s collection to Our completion rate is 63% and our help the visitor visualize our city’s estimated job placement rate is 85% history. The artifacts are varied - they upon graduation. As an economic driver range in size from a tiny wedding ring to for many of the region’s leading a one-ton coal car – and come together industries, RTC’s programs are guided to illustrate Renton’s most memorable by industry experts who serve on 40 points in history. program advisory committees. Industry experts partner closely with our program Follow us! faculty to assess the adequacy and rigor Look for us on Facebook, Twitter and of curriculum, ensure program Instagram for up-to-the-minute news equipment remains state-of-the-art, and and information about what’s happening to assist with placement of talented at the Museum. graduates into high demand careers. www.facebook.com/rentonhistorymuseum To support student success and the @rentonhistory on Twitter development of a talented and diverse @rentonhistorymuseum on Instagram faculty, the Renton Technical College Foundation secures funding for Tours scholarships, emergency grants, The Renton History Museum offers professional development and capital guided tours for all ages by two-week campaigns. In 2015-16, the RTC advance appointment. Tours cost $5 per Foundation awarded 100 scholarships person with a minimum charge of $40. and 105 emergency grants to students Chaperones for student or elder groups – a total investment of nearly $75,000. get in free and are highly encouraged. For more information about Renton To reserve a tour, please contact Public Technical College, visit RTC.edu. Engagement Coordinator Kim Owens at kowens@rentonwa.gov or (425) 255-2330. Renton Chamber of Commerce • Business Directory & Visitor’s Guide 15


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