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PCC receives new equipment for EPT program

12 September 2016

Pratt Community College received a new truck for its Electrical Power Lineman Program. During the summer they found a 1999 Freightliner Fl70 4x4 with an Altec TA41M bucket unit that will be used to assist students in gaining the skills needed for the workforce. Dave Campbell, Electrical Power Technology (EPT) instructor, purchased this truck through a company in Tennessee because of its great condition and lower mileage.

Performing Arts showcase Sept. 18

09 September 2016

The Pratt Community College Performing Arts Department will host the annual Students and Friends Showcase Sunday, Sept. 18 at 2:30 p.m. in Carpenter Auditorium. The concert will feature a variety of solos and small group performances. Vocal, instrumental, and acting performances will all be included. This is a great opportunity for the community to meet the new Encore members and learn more about the department plans for the year. Admission for the concert is $5 and doors will open at 2 p.m.
 

Phi Theta Kappa’s annual blood drive

25 August 2016

“Did you know that every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood?” said Natalie Bagley, American Red Cross representative. Bagley presented to Pratt Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa who are gearing up for their annual community blood drive to help fill this continuous need.

Hansen new Director of Nursing

16 August 2016

After working at the college for six years as a nursing instructor, Kim Hansen has been promoted to Director of Nursing.
 
Hansen is a graduate of Pratt Community College’s Nursing Program. She graduated from PCC in 2008 and has worked at Pratt Regional Medical Center before switching to nursing education in 2010. Hansen says that she truly enjoys the art of being a nurse and wants to help future nurses achieve their goals.
 

Skyland Grain visits campus and signs partnership

11 August 2016

Officials from Skyland Grain, LCC visited the Pratt Community College campus on Aug. 8 where they made their partnership official. Skyland Grain CEO David Cron and members of the Skyland team travelled from their headquarters in Johnson, Kan. and eastern administrative offices in Cunningham on Monday to visit the PCC campus and together signed a partnership agreement for the newest agriculture program launching this Fall.

Beaver Bites under renovation

06 June 2016

Beaver Bites is going under the knife and getting a new look. During the summer the campus café located in the Dennis Lesh Sports Arena will be getting updates to the dining area, kitchen and to the menu.
 
Of the updates to the facility you will see new floors and a fresh coat of paint along with an entire new kitchen including the addition of a convection oven, fryer, grill, a new menu board and countertop bar. One of the biggest changes will be the addition of a glass window overlooking the sports arena with a bar on the inside for patrons to sit and look out at.

EPT Students are awarded with scholarships from Kansas Utility company

13 May 2016

Two students from the Electric Power Technology (EPT) program at Pratt Community College were awarded scholarships from ITC Great Plains, LLC on May 4.
 
EPT students Jacob Mader and Barret Freund were surrounded by PCC staff and fellow students in the program to accept the scholarship that will help them to complete their degree.
 

John Toothaker named Outstanding Alumnus of the Year

06 May 2016

On May 13, the Pratt Community College Foundation will honor John Toothaker, as the 2016 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year. The Outstanding Alumnus of the Year award was established in 1966 to honor PCC alumni who have made contributions to career and community.

Zoology class takes trips with Kansas Department of Wildlife

06 May 2016

The PCC Zoology class recently participated in two field trips that were supported by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism (KDWPT).  On Mar.

PTK students honored in Topeka 2016

13 February 2016

On Feb. 11, two Pratt Community College students were honored in Topeka as members of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society.

PTK Chapter President Andrew Beck and PTK Chapter Vice President Jazzmen Ortiz were named by PCC’s chapter as their representatives on the 2016 Kansas All-State Academic Team. Beck is an Electrical Engineering student as well as the PCC Wrestling team captain. Ortiz is studying Psychology and is a Point Guard on the PCC Women’s Basketball team.

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