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

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.

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.

Alumna says "PCC was the foundation to my degree"

26 June 2015

“I loved PCC, it was my favorite year of college,” said Kimberly Brown, who attended Pratt Community College during the 2006-2007 school year.

Brown, who grew up in Pratt, said she originally attended PCC because she could get her general education classes out of the way while still living at home but saw many benefits later in life.

“The class sizes and availability of the teachers was wonderful,” she said. “I later saw how my decision to go to PCC made my foundation stronger than that of my peers.”

Honor Society Takes Initiative to Treat Cancer Patients

15 April 2015

On April 14, Pratt Community College held a bone marrow donor registration drive and fundraiser. The event drew in 39 students, employees and community members who gave DNA samples for testing, filled out health paperwork, and signed an agreement to donate peripheral blood stem cells or bone marrow if a patient match is found. 

PTK to host bone marrow drive April 14

30 March 2015

When most students think about enrolling for their college classes they don’t picture it happening in a hospital with their adviser lying in the hospital bed but this was just one of the many things that Pratt Community College ag instructor Lori Montgomery did while battling with cancer.

In August of 2005, Montgomery was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, which is a cancer originating from white blood cells called lymphocytes. While she battling cancer for five years, Montgomery continued to work and be as active as possible. 

Pratt Community College Honor Societies Hold Inductions

05 March 2015

On March 3, Pratt Community College inducted 24 new members into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society (PTK) and 11 into Kappa Beta Delta (KBD), the business honor society in a joint ceremony.

Kansas Honors PCC Students on All-State Academic Team

13 February 2015

On Feb. 12, two Pratt Community College students were honored in Topeka as members of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society. Pratt native Shannon Neifert and Wichita native Callie Hobkirk were named by PCC’s chapter as their representatives on the 2015 Kansas All-State Academic Team.

Neifert will transfer to Bethel University this fall to study nursing. Hobkirk will transfer to Washburn in the fall to study Health Services Administration.

PCC Students Sign Completion Pledge

05 February 2015

Last week, 146 students at Pratt Community College signed a mass completion pledge, an event that was hosted by the college’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. The event is part of a national education initiative called the Community College Completion Challenge (C4) and asks students to commit to finishing their associate’s degree or certificates before leaving community college for transfer or to enter the job market.
 

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Holds Fall Inductions

23 October 2014

Fourteen students were recently inducted into the Phi Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Pratt Community College. 

Inductees included Hannah Eck, Johnathon McCoy, Mike Kiley and Shannon Neifert of Pratt, Jordan Ricke of Sharon, Karissa Pena of Holcomb, Terry Hole of Derby, Anthony Ford of Haviland, Jennifer Himelrick of Anthony, Raquel Tamez and Callie Hobkirk of Wichita, Amie Coleman of Stafford, Brooke Christie of Mentor and Lanina Spence of Baxter Springs.

PTK and KBD Members Inducted

31 March 2014

On March 26, Pratt Community College inducted 27 new members into Phi Theta Kappa and Kappa Beta Delta inducted six. The chapter advisers of the two honor societies presided over the ceremony, which was attended by family and friends of the inductees in addition to PCC faculty, staff, administrators and trustees.

President Calvert gave brief opening remarks and challenged the inductees to set the bar for scholarship and leadership among their peers as they continue to pursue their education.

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