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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  • Congratulations to PCC wrestling team for six consecutive NJCAA academic team awards.

Outstanding Alumnus and Graduating Scholars Honored

29 April 2014

On April 26, Pratt Community College honored 2014 Outstanding Alumnus Dr. Shirle Ibeawuchi, the 2014 Presidential Above and Beyond scholars and the 2014 graduating named scholars at a special brunch ceremony. The Presidential Above and Beyond Scholarship is an award given to students who meet academic criteria and demonstrate leadership and community involvement. Named scholars are those students who have received a scholarship from the PCC Foundation that has been designated by an individual donor and named in their honor.

PCC to Host Annual Auction

15 April 2014

Join Pratt Community College on April 25 for the annual foundation auction, a fundraiser that supports the scholarship fund for PCC students. This year the theme is “Under the Big Top” and the evening festivities include dinner, raffles, a silent auction and a live auction, as well as a thrilling performance by PCC’s own vocal ensemble, Encore!.

The event will be held at the Pratt 4-H Center and doors open at 6 p.m. The meal including grilled chicken and pulled pork sandwiches, tossed salad, new potatoes, nachos and popcorn begins at 6:30 p.m.

Beta Sigma Phi- City Council

Founders Day Dinner & Celebration

PCC Honors Dr. Ibeawuchi, Women of Character, Courage and Commitment

25 March 2014

To celebrate Women’s History Month and to illustrate her classroom curriculum, Pratt Community College instructor Rhonda Westerhaus invited a local author to come speak on campus.

On March 25, Dr. Shirle Ibeawuchi of Pratt spoke in the Linda Hunt Memorial Library about the book she co-authored, “The Dream," and the school she founded in Nigeria, which currently supports close to 150 students.

WEM students plant trees to feed wildlife

14 March 2014

The Habitat and Food Plot Production class planted 30 trees on-campus with the hopes of bringing animals to the area.

“They are wildlife oriented trees,” said Luke Laha, instructor. “They aren’t planted to look pretty but planted to feed wildlife, deer in particular.”

Laha’s class decided to plant trees so they could see that food for wildlife doesn’t’ have to be planted crops but can come from other food sources.

The class planted apple, pear, chestnut, oak, persimmon and crabapple trees.

Pratt county schools come together for concert

06 March 2014

The Pratt Community College Performing Arts Department will host the County Wide Choral Extravaganza on March 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Carpenter Auditorium.

The concert will showcase the musical talents of Pratt county students from PCC and Skyline High School. During the evening, the choirs will sing separately and together, with additional performances by their show choirs.

“It gives all the high school and college students in Pratt County a chance to sing together and create a sense of camaraderie,” said J.J. Rupe, PCC music instructor.

March Exhibit Features Whimsical Art

03 March 2014

The Delmar Riney Art Gallery at Pratt Community College is proud to feature the works of Virgil Penner during the month of March. In one of the largest exhibits in the gallery’s recent history, Penner displays a brilliant collection primarily composed of acrylic paintings.

Many of the paintings represent farmhouses and pastoral scenes with a whimsical twist. Penner explains a philosophy that a former art teacher passed along to him: If you’re going to paint a picture exactly like a picture, just take a picture.

ESP Donates Scholarship Funds

25 February 2014

The Educational Support Professionals (ESP) recently presented a $2,000 check to the Pratt Community College Foundation, which will go towards the ESP endowed scholarship.

ESP is comprised of 17 PCC staff members and strives to promote a positive working and learning environment by providing professional development, scholarship support, fellowship and assistance to students and fellow employees.

PCC Students Honored at State Capitol

19 February 2014

On Feb. 13, two Pratt Community College students were honored in Topeka, Kan. as members of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society. PCC’s chapter, Phi Zeta, selected Diana Lara and Katelyn Kumberg, both of Pratt, as their representatives for the 2014 Kansas All-State Academic Team.

This is a distinguished group of scholars from community colleges across the state who are selected for their academic achievements and contributions to their college and community. These students will also be eligible for the All-USA Academic Team announced later this year.

PCC Hosts Academic Olympics and Car Show

18 February 2014

Nearly 700 high school students are expected on Pratt Community College’s campus Feb. 24 for the annual Academic Olympics.

The students, from 21 area high schools, will take part in competitions and tests to see where they rank against their peers.

There are 56 competitions to choose from, ranging from welding to algebra to agriculture. Each student is able to pick three areas in which to compete.

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