• 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.

Legislators Visit PCC for Annual Luncheon

16 December 2014

On Dec. 15, Pratt Community College held their annual Legislative Luncheon where PCC administrators and trustees met with state legislators to share ideas, concerns and discuss issues of importance to education and community colleges.
 
In attendance were Senator Mitch Holmes of District 33, Representative J. Basil Dannebohm of District 113, Representative Jack Thimesch of District 114, Representative Kyle Hoffman of District 116 and Representative John Ewy of District 117.
 

Kansas Board of Regents Launches GED Completion Program

15 December 2014

(Topeka, Kansas) – There are over 230,000 adult Kansans without a high school diploma, but earning a GED while also gaining a technical certificate is easier than ever before thanks to record-setting support from the state of Kansas and the Department for Children and Families. Now the challenge is to get the word out.

Gallery Features Photographer in December

01 December 2014

During the month of December, the Delmar Riney Art Gallery at Pratt Community College will display the works of Featured Artist Brian Elkins.

“Photography has been a hobby of mine since graduating from college in 2009,” said Elkins. “I began taking photos just as a way to document my travels for friends and family on social media, however, as I continued with photography, it quickly became a passion of mine. Through the course of the last few years, as I’ve evolved as a photographer, and as my cameras have improved, I’ve been able to teach myself new tricks along the way.”

Dedication ceremony to happen Dec. 5

26 November 2014

Pratt Community College will have a building dedication ceremony on Dec. 5 to honor a longtime supporter of the college and unveil the sign for the recently expanded and newly renamed Dudrey Agriculture Technology Center.

This summer, the college added 1,650 square feet on the east side to what was formerly known as the Ag Power Building. The addition was possible because of money that was given to the college by Carl and the late Bonnie Dudrey.

Friends University, Pratt Community College Sign Articulation Agreement

25 November 2014

Friends University is partnering with Pratt Community College on an articulation agreement that allows students to seamlessly transfer credits from PCC to Friends University. 

“This agreement will allow a student who completes an associate's degree at PCC to be accepted as a College of Business, Arts, Sciences and Education student at Friends University,” said Dr. Darcy Zabel, interim president of Friends University. “It recognizes that PCC students have completed their general education requirements and are ready to pursue a bachelor’s degree at Friends.”

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. 

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