• 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.

PCC acquires high-tech drones for WOO and EPT

25 August 2016

Two programs at Pratt Community College are utilizing technology trends inside of the classroom. Wildlife Outfitting and Operations (WOO) and Electrical Power Technology (EPT) are using drones to train students new ways to incorporate technology into their two different industries.
 
PCC purchased four 4 DJI Inspire 1 drones to use between the two programs. Both are using technology in different ways than before.
 

Haskell joins electrical powerline technology faculty

05 August 2015

Wanting to teach students what he learned during his 36 years in the field, Jerry Haskell has taken over the Electrical Powerline Technology program in Wichita at Pratt Community College.

Haskell will be teaching high school and college students both classwork and hands-on training at the new Grove Campus, which is located at Wichita Area Technical College.

“I feel like I can benefit the students,” Haskell said. “I’ve been in the business for many years so feel I can teach them things they wouldn’t learn in a book.”

Electrical Powerline Students Receive Scholarships

05 May 2015

In a presentation ceremony on May 4, two Pratt Community College students in the Electrical Powerline Technology program were recognized for their hard work with scholarships from ITC Great Plains.
 
Jesus Villegas of Great Bend and Dereck Hahn of Garden City were each awarded $1,000 towards their college expenses by the energy company, which recognizes the importance of investing in the next generation of skilled workers.
 

Skaggs feels it's important to work while attending school

02 April 2015

After working in retail for more than five years, Abby Skaggs decided it was time to try a different part-time job while in school.

Skaggs, a sophomore at Pratt Community College majoring in Accounting and Business, was offered a tellers job as a teller at People’s Bank and decided to try it.

“I was looking for something different than retail,” Skaggs said. “I love the constant flow of people and that I put what I learn at the school to use on a daily basis.”

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.

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.

Technology, diversity implemented during class assignment

03 March 2014

Many teachers on Pratt Community College’s campus implement technology and diversity during their lectures and assignments.

Rhonda Westerhaus found a unique way incorporate both in her Children’s Literature class.
The class is watching the movie ‘Freedom Writers’ and then writing a blog about it and commenting on other students entries.

Tractor Safety Day

One-day training that provides high school students with their tractor safety certification. For more information, visit: prattcc.edu/node/2174

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