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Ag Power Freshman signs work contract upon graduation

21 October 2019

Pratt Community College Freshmen Mitchell Becker, Agriculture Power Technology student, has signed a three year contract with Prairieland Partners upon completion of the program.

Becker grew up in Conway Springs, Kan. and says he has always had a knack for mechanics. He heard about the program from multiple sources including his friends and his brother, and decided to join the PCC program.

Enviornmental Science class participates in stream ecology project

10 October 2019

Pratt Community College instructor Dave Chambers and his Environmental Science class participated in a stream ecology project led by biologists from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) on Thursday, Oct. 3. The field trip was at the South Fork Ninnescah River directly behind Pratt County Lake. The objective of this project was to help students develop a better understanding of basic ecology and instill an appreciation for our natural resources and a sense of stewardship for the land.

PCC’s Licensed Practical Nurse program continues showing years of success

07 October 2019

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Program has had many years of success at Pratt Community College. PCC’s PN Program has consistently met or exceeded licensure examination pass rates, with the last three years being above 83 percent as well as implementing new modern technologies to help students take classroom lessons into real-world simulations.

“The pass rates for the NCLEX exam have consistently been around 90 percent for the last two years in the PN program,” said Diana Mitzner, Director of Nursing.

2+2 Business agreement with Wichita State University

04 October 2019

Pratt Community College and Wichita State University recently partnered together to offer a 2+2 agreement for business students. With this agreement, students take classes at PCC for two years and earn their Associates of Science degree. Then transfer to WSU and in two years’ time earn their Bachelor of Business Administration degree.

 “They can feel confident what they take at PCC will be accepted and transfer at WSU,” said Carol Ricke, PCC business instructor.

Nathan Knight, new instructor but familiar face at PCC

03 October 2019

The Pratt Community College Nursing Program faculty is growing with help from one of their own graduates. PCC alumnus and current Adjunct Instructor, Nathan Knight, has joined the faculty after years of experience working in the emergency medical field as a Registered Nurse. Knight joined the Adjunct Faculty this fall.

One of Knight’s main goals for his class is to prepare students in the on-campus clinical setting to be successful at the off-campus facility setting. He also aims for the students to be well-versed clinical nurses in their future nursing careers.

Physical Science instructor Paul Primrose joins PCC faculty

06 September 2019

Paul Primrose is joining Pratt Community College from an extensive science career. He earned his B.S. in chemistry from Northern Arizona University in 1993, then went on to earn his doctorates in chemistry from Penn State in 1999. Upon earning his doctorates, Primrose taught at a variety of institutions around the central Texas area including; Baylor University, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, and West ISD, Primrose’s local hometown high school.

Freeman hired as new art and ceramics instructor at PCC

06 September 2019

Pratt Community College is excited to announce the hiring of Kansas artist, Mark Freeman, as art and ceramics instructor. PCC welcomed Freeman just before the fall semester began and has hit the ground running as classes began Aug. 21.

PTK students honored at Kansas Academic Team luncheon

19 February 2018

Two Pratt Community College students joined 54 of their peers when Kansas saluted the 57 community college scholars for their academic accomplishments February 15 in Topeka during the Twenty-Third Annual Kansas All-State Academic Team Luncheon.

eSports Team Off to 3-1 Start in League of Legends Play

01 February 2018

The Pratt Community College eSports team is off to a 3-1 start in the beginning of their “League of Legends” season. Last year, the season started in October. Due to issues with the company that makes the game, Riot Games, the season had to be delayed until this semester.

PCC and WSU Sign 2+2 Engineering Agreement

27 October 2017

Representatives from Pratt Community College and Wichita State University gathered on Oct. 19 to sign a 2+2 articulation agreement in engineering.

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