Pratt Community College announces their hours for the Summer.

Summer hours begin Monday, May 21 and will extend through Friday, July 27. Operating business hours will be  7:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday.

PCC is closed Saturdays...

  • Congratulations to the PCC graduating class of 2018

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.

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.

PCC Hosts Academic Olympics and Car Show

25 February 2015

On Feb 23, 650 students attended Pratt Community College’s annual Academic Olympics. The students came from high schools around the state and competed in various scholastic, technical and artistic categories.

Watkins new Director of Nursing

13 February 2015

After working at the college for two and a half years as a nursing instructor, Kay Watkins saw many changes that were needed so when offered a promotion, she jumped on the opportunity.

“I saw issues as an instructor and wanted to be proactive in getting those resolved,” she said. “I also thought we could do some things differently to better help the students.”

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.

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