• PCC men's and women's soccer hosts Cloud County on 9/25.The women will start the double header at 1 pm with the men following at 3 pm.

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.
 

PCC Auto Department to Hold Car Show

04 February 2015

On February 23, the Pratt Community College Automotive Department will host their annual Car Show. An assortment of cars of all different makes and models will be on display in the automotive shop from 8 a.m. – noon, and there is no charge for admission. The cars are loaned for the event by community members who have ties to the department.

Students and community members are able to vote on which of the vehicles is their favorite and People’s Choice awards will be given out at the close of the event.

February Gallery Displays Work of Neil Goss

02 February 2015

During the month of February, the Delmar Riney Art Gallery at Pratt Community College will display the works of Featured Artist Neil Goss. Goss lives in Lawrence, Kan. where he concentrates his work around natural Earth processes while responding to human impacts upon those processes. 
 

Pratt Art Institutions Partner to Form South Central Kansas Artists’ Guild

27 January 2015

Locals with a love of art and photography are invited to join the newly formed South Central Kansas Artists’ Guild. This organization is a cooperative of the Pratt Community College Delmar Riney Art Gallery and the Vernon Filley Art Museum. The first meeting will be held on February 11 at 7 p.m. at VFAM and all are welcome.

PCC to Hold Blood Drive

15 January 2015

Pratt Community College will hold a blood drive on Feb. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Note, this is a rescheduling from the earlier publicized date of Jan. 29 due to Red Cross mandated blood supply regulation).

A blood donor card or state-issued identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age, weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood.

Skyline Creates PCC Presidential Award

13 January 2015

On Jan. 8, Skyline Schools presented six students with the Pratt Community College Presidential Award as part of a special awards assembly. The students awarded were seventh graders Brock Montgomery, Scott Ewing and Riley Washington, and eighth graders Gracie Bricker, Gabriel Flanders and Adison Hampton. 

K-8 Principal Becca Flowers said the two schools wanted to create an award which would challenge and recognize students based on a rubric of criteria for successful students. 

January Exhibit Features Sowa and Startists

05 January 2015

During the month of January, the Delmar Riney Art Gallery at Pratt Community College features the work of Tiffany Sowa and her students. Sowa is a traveling art instructor and the owner of “You’re Fired Ceramics and Canvas” in Coldwater, Kan. 

Pratt Community College Leads Recycling Efforts

18 December 2014

In a time when county landfill capacity and renewable energy is reaching a level of critical importance, Pratt Community College remains a leader in recycling and sustainability.

PCC Trustee Appointed to National Committee

16 December 2014

This week, Pratt Community College Trustee Darrell Shumway was appointed to the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) new Trustee Advisory Committee.

The 26-member ACCT Board recently decided to form the Trustee Advisory Committee to provide new perspectives and insight on trustee education programs. They reached out to former board members and board chairs to serve on the committee, and ACCT Board Chair Robin N. Smith made the final selection, appointing 11 members from across the nation to the committee.

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