Pratt Community College announces their hours for the Summer of 2017.

Summer hours begin Monday, May 22, 2017 and will extend through Friday, July 28, 2017. 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.

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Pratt Community College Student Visits NASA

21 November 2014

Pratt Community College student Silvia Alvarez recently spent three days at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas to participate in the National Community College Aerospace Scholars project (NCAS).

Alvarez, originally from Pratt, was selected as one of 40 community college students from across the U.S. and was the only student selected from Kansas. 

Auto alumni visits college

13 November 2014

Loving his experience at Pratt Community College in the automotive department, 2008 graduate Oree Klein comes back to visit whenever he’s in town.

“Anytime I am in town I stop by to see what is going on and see the growth of the program,” he said. “It is fun to talk with the students.”

Klein said his positive experiences in the program are what make him want to come back, along with his respect for the instructors.

“Daryl and Greg have a lot of knowledge and know how to teach it.”

PCC Library Provides Laptops for Students

07 November 2014

In an effort to keep up with increasing demand for technology, the Linda Hunt Memorial Library / Learning Resource Center at Pratt Community College now has a laptop cart for patron use. The cart holds 15 Windows 8.1 laptops which can be checked out by students for studying or to use in class.

“With the increased student and class usage here in the Learning Resource Center, it was evident that we were in need of more computers,” said Sandra Wagner, Director of Learning Resources.

PCC Presents Awards at Pratt County 4-H Banquet

05 November 2014

On Nov. 1, Pratt Community College was proud to present the I Dare You Award at the annual Pratt County 4-H Achievement Banquet.

The I Dare You Award recognizes character and leadership in students who go above and beyond their 4-H responsibilities. The two recipients of this year’s award were Kahrie Stegman of the Southwest 4-H Club and Austin Black of the Glendale Reapers 4-H Club.

Students Attend Chamber Dinner, Foundation Director Joins Chamber Board

26 October 2014

On Oct. 23, 10 Pratt Community College employees and students attended the 2014 Annual Chamber of Commerce Meeting and Dinner. This group included five students in PCC’s business program, who came to get a taste of a Chamber event and talk to other business leaders in the community. 

Filmmaker Shares Reflection of Life, Work in Western Kansas

25 October 2014

On Oct. 21, filmmaker Patrick Clement visited Pratt Community College to take part in a brown bag lunch and discussion of his film "Somewhere Between Freedom and Protection, Kansas." The lunch was attended by middle school, high school, college students, and PCC faculty and staff.
 

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.

Shooting Club off to busy start

22 October 2014

Pratt Community College founders made the mascot the beaver because students at PCC were hardworking and dedicated. One of the many groups on campus that are still that way today is the shooting club.

During the semester the group has gone to many shoots and fundraisers on the weekends and during the evenings.

One of the bigger events that the club helped with was the Wichita State 4-H Shoot, which had more than 100 high school 4-Her’s from all around the state.

PCC took 13 students to help score the event.

Power-pack line-up speaks at PCC

06 October 2014

Representatives from all 19 community colleges in Kansas and legislators from the state came to Pratt Community College in mid-September for the Kansas Association of Community College Trustees quarterly meetings.

During the meetings, they had a reception at the Vernon Filley Art Museum and listened to many speakers, including Noah Brown, President/CEO of the Association of Community College Trustees.

Brown spoke about the role that community colleges play in America and how trustees can better advocate for the community colleges in their areas.

Former State Budget Director speaks on PCC’s campus

03 October 2014

On Tuesday, Sept. 30, Duane Goossen, former state budget director in the administrations of three governors, Republican Bill Graves and Democrats Kathleen Sebelius and Mark Parkinson came to Pratt Community College’s campus to speak about the state’s current budget situation.

“He was a great speaker,” said Michele Hamm, current PCC board president. “He spoke about the budget in a way that made sense to everyone.”

Between 80 and 100 people in the community showed up Tuesday night to hear what Goossen had to say about the budget.

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