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

Pratt Community College Prepares for Emergency Drills

18 March 2015

Aggressive persons, active killers, and other hostile situations repeatedly affect our communities and institutions. There is a history of conflict in our schools, businesses, and other public areas. People continue to learn lessons from these events, and find it necessary to put an active exercise program in place to ensure that we are prepared for these events.

PCC Performing Arts department presents Fiddler on the Roof

13 March 2015

The Pratt Community College Performing Arts Department will be performing Fiddler on the Roof for their spring show.

The play is based on Tevye (Dan Gillig), a Jewish milkman, who tells of the customs in the little Russian town of Anatevka. It is 1905, and life here is as precarious as a fiddler on the roof, yet, through their traditions, the villagers endure.

“This show has a very strong cast,” said Misty Beck, director. “We decided to go with a classic this year because we did something newer last year.”

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.  

Our Middle Name is Community

12 March 2015

While education is our first priority, Pratt Community College is a true community college. Through community engagement and enrichment, our students, faculty and staff are dedicated to serving the community and providing opportunities for members of the community to enrich their lives through continuing education, cultural arts, sports and more.

Athletic Director Receives Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award

11 March 2015

Kurt McAfee, director of athletics at Pratt Community College, was recently honored by the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity (Kansas State University chapter) with its 2015 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award.

The award is presented to graduates who have achieved high rank or honor in their professions, have a widespread effect on their communities, and are recognized for their achievements over the course of their careers.

PCC Wind Turbines Save Energy

11 March 2015

With the help of some major pieces of equipment, Pratt Community College remains a leader in renewable energy among Kansas institutions of higher education. PCC supplements their energy usage with wind turbines, one of the fastest growing segments of energy production.

Students become certified for class

11 March 2015

Pratt Community College agriculture instructors find it important for students to get certified in different areas they are learning about.

“It is important for students to achieve these certifications in animal handling, food safety and quality assurance. The agriculture industry and consumer is starting to demand it of its producers,” said Lori Montgomery, agriculture instructor. “It allows our students to leave here with a certification even if they don’t leave with their degree for some reason.”

PCC Seeks Rodeo Coach, Welcomes Former World Champion as Interim

10 March 2015

The Pratt Community College rodeo team is more than two-thirds of the way through the 2014-2015 season, a year that has brought many changes to the program.

The rodeo team is currently seeking a full time men’s and women’s head coach. The coach will organize, instruct and promote the team, as well as recruit for the next year. If the coach has experience in farrier science, they will also take over coordination and instruction of that program. The search is nationwide search and PCC hopes to announce a new coach by the first week of April.

Pratt Community College Produces Highest Paid Grads in State

06 March 2015

According to new data released by the Kansas Board of Regents, Pratt Community College students graduating with an associate’s degree between 2008 and 2012 have a higher annual wage than the average of associate’s degree and bachelor’s degree graduates in that same time from all Kansas public colleges and universities.
 

PCC Displays Work of Kansas Art Guild

06 March 2015

During the month of March, the Delmar Riney Art Gallery at Pratt Community College will feature works from the Kansas Art Guild (KAG).

The Friends Community Art Guild was formed in May 1977. The first meetings were held at Friends University with eight members present. Nona Bass, president, had just moved from Anaheim, Calif., to Wichita and was surprised to learn that there was no organization there for its local artists. She felt it was important that artists could meet and share ideas.

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