• PCC basketball starts on Wed. Nov 1. Women tip-off at 6 pm. Men tip-off at 8 pm.

PCC ranked in top community colleges by WalletHub.com

24 August 2017

Pratt Community College was recently ranked one of the top community college's for the second year in a row from the 2017 Best and Worst Community Colleges by Wallethub, a company dedicated to helping people efficiently attain top wallet fitness. In 2017 PCC ranked 16 in the nation. In 2016 PCC ranked 14.

Wallethub’s analyst studied 728 Community Colleges across the nation in order to find the best and worst Community Colleges.  The three main categories reviewed were cost/financing, education outcomes, and career outcomes.

KACCT and Kansas State University to launch dual-advising initiative

29 June 2017

A new initiative between Kansas community colleges and Kansas State University will provide community college students with additional support as they prepare to transition to the university.

Kansas Higher Education Celebrates No.1 in Nation

12 March 2015

(Topeka, Kansas) - On Wednesday, March 11, the Kansas Board of Regents met with Presidents and Board Chairs from Community Colleges and Technical Colleges across Kansas to celebrate the collaborative work that is being done in Kansas across our higher education institutions.

Governor Brownback was also in attendance, to recognize the recent announcement by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center which ranked Kansas as the national leader in the percentage of community college students who continue on to get a degree from a four-year institution.  

Legislators Visit PCC for Annual Luncheon

16 December 2014

On Dec. 15, Pratt Community College held their annual Legislative Luncheon where PCC administrators and trustees met with state legislators to share ideas, concerns and discuss issues of importance to education and community colleges.
 
In attendance were Senator Mitch Holmes of District 33, Representative J. Basil Dannebohm of District 113, Representative Jack Thimesch of District 114, Representative Kyle Hoffman of District 116 and Representative John Ewy of District 117.
 

Pratt Community College Named Top Ten Community College in the Country

22 September 2014

In September, Pratt Community College was named one of the Top Ten Community Colleges in the Country by SmartAsset.com, a blog that uses software and data to solve financial problems.

A college education is increasingly important in order to get and keep a job in the current information-oriented world, while at the same time, college costs are rising. SmartAsset evaluated approximately 700 public community colleges across the country in order to find the best investment.

System-Wide Reverse Transfer Now in Kansas

07 July 2014

(Topeka, Kansas) - "Recognizing reverse transfer as an important element of a seamless educational system, Kansas state universities, community colleges, technical colleges, Washburn University and Washburn Institute of Technology, agree to work together to develop a process to assist students to complete coursework for and attain all certificates and degrees for which they are eligible," was the opening statement of a document signed by all 32 public postsecondary institution presidents.

PCC Hosts Academic Olympics and Car Show

18 February 2014

Nearly 700 high school students are expected on Pratt Community College’s campus Feb. 24 for the annual Academic Olympics.

The students, from 21 area high schools, will take part in competitions and tests to see where they rank against their peers.

There are 56 competitions to choose from, ranging from welding to algebra to agriculture. Each student is able to pick three areas in which to compete.

Performing Arts students travel to Tennessee

23 May 2013

On May 10, 16 members of the Performing Arts Department left Pratt and headed to Tennessee to celebrate another successful semester. The group met with PCC graduate Kellye Pritchett Huesman in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., before enjoying Dolly Parton's Dollywood. The group spent the next few days enjoying the entertainment there before exploring the Smoky Mountains and the Gatlinburg Aquarium. Next, the PCC students performed the pre-show at the Country Tonite Show in Pigeon Forge and at Graceland in Memphis.

PCC allows students to get education for less

28 July 2011

As costs continue to rise and the economy continues to decline, many people have to find ways to save money. One way many students and parents are finding to save money in college, is by enrolling their students in a community college first.

"When I started looking for colleges, I only looked at community colleges," said Katie Acosta, who will be a freshman in the fall at Pratt Community College and is from Council Grove. "I knew I would get just as good of an education and be in a smaller atmosphere while saving money."

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