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PTK students honored in Topeka 2016

13 February 2016

On Feb. 11, two Pratt Community College students were honored in Topeka as members of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society.

PTK Chapter President Andrew Beck and PTK Chapter Vice President Jazzmen Ortiz were named by PCC’s chapter as their representatives on the 2016 Kansas All-State Academic Team. Beck is an Electrical Engineering student as well as the PCC Wrestling team captain. Ortiz is studying Psychology and is a Point Guard on the PCC Women’s Basketball team.

Hamm Elected President of KACCT

06 July 2015

Pratt Community College Board Chair Michele Hamm has confirmed the next step in her service to the college and will spend the coming year as president of the Kansas Association of Community College Trustees. This will be Hamm’s second year on the executive committee, having just completed a one year term as secretary.

All 19 Kansas community colleges have representatives in KACCT, which aims to advocate for its constituencies through cooperation, collaboration and communication.

Miller and McAfee Participate in Leadership Development

24 June 2015

Two Pratt Community College administrators have been accepted into the inaugural class of the Kansas Community College Leadership Institute (KCCLI). Lisa Perez Miller, vice president of students / enrollment management, and Kurt McAfee, athletic director, are among the 22 participants selected after nominations by their institutions.

All Veterans and Armed Forces Personnel Eligible for In-State Tuition

01 June 2015

(Topeka, Kansas) - On May 29 Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed into law HB 2154, which includes authorization for all veterans eligible for federal education benefits, along with all current members of the armed forces, to be eligible for in-state tuition rates at all 32 public postsecondary colleges and universities in Kansas, effective July 1, 2015, regardless of time spent in the state.

Board of Regents Announce Next Board President and CEO

16 April 2015

(Topeka, Kansas) - The Kansas Board of Regents acted unanimously today at its April meeting to appoint Dr. Blake Flanders, beginning July 1, 2015, as the next President and Chief Executive Officer of the Kansas Board of Regents.

Kansas Community Colleges Agree to Global Reverse Transfer Agreement

26 March 2015

TOPEKA – The Kansas Association of Community College Trustees (KACCT) and the Kansas Independent College Association (KICA) announced the successful negotiation of a global reverse transfer agreement between all eighteen private colleges and all nineteen community colleges. The agreement is expected to significantly boost the number of Kansans who earn at least an associate’s degree, which has been linked to higher lifetime incomes, lower unemployment, better health outcomes, and increased community involvement.

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.
 

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.

System-Wide Reverse Transfer Now in Kansas

07 July 2014

(Topeka, Kansas) - "Recognizing reverse transfer as an important element of a seamless educational system, Kansas state universities, community colleges, technical colleges, Washburn University and Washburn Institute of Technology, agree to work together to develop a process to assist students to complete coursework for and attain all certificates and degrees for which they are eligible," was the opening statement of a document signed by all 32 public postsecondary institution presidents.

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