- Full Name
- Brian D. Elkins
- Pratt, Kansas
- Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, With a Minor in History, From Northeastern State University
- Associates in General Studies, From Pratt Community College
- High School Diploma, From Derby (Kansas) High School
-Inducted into the Phi Alpha Theta International History Honor Society,
Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society,
Rho Theta Sigma Northeastern State University Honor Society, and the
National Adult Education Honor Society
Amateur astronomy, digital photography, traveling, shortwave radio listening, reading books, writing, watching basketball, and gardening.
- Favorite Quotations
"Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions." - Oliver Wendell Holmes
"There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm." - Willa Cather
"Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there." - John Wooden
"If the condition of man is to be progressively ameliorated, as
we fondly hope and believe, education is to be the chief
instrument in effecting it." - Thomas Jefferson
“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically... Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.” - Martin Luther King Jr.
"Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and greater strength for our nation." - John F. Kennedy
"Education is not the means of showing people how to get what they want. Education is an exercise by means of which enough men, it is hoped, will learn to want what is worth having." - Ronald Reagan
- Direct Line 1
- Office Number
- Your Title
- Registrar/Coordinator of Enrollment Services
- Advice for prospective students
My advice to prospective students can be summed up in four simple words, “It Can Be Done!” No matter what your background, your age, or your previous experiences with education, there is an opportunity to succeed here at Pratt Community College.
With the availability of grants, scholarships, and loans, along with low tuition and fees, PCC is an affordable choice for those seeking higher education. Our instructors are very knowledgeable, our class sizes ensure one-on-one attention, and our staff is always at the ready to help.
So, focus-in, lock-on, and don't let any forces of negativity keep you away from reaching your goals. Be unshakable, be determined, be courageous, and take a chance. Make this that moment when you took a stand for yourself and for the ones in your life that mean so much to you. This is that moment, now is the time, and Pratt Community College is the place where your journey to success can begin!
- Member for
- 3 years 19 weeks