Kansas Promise Scholarship Available at PCC Fall 2021
May 06, 2021

May 6, 2021            
Kansas Promise Scholarship Provides Tuition, Fees, Cost of Books for Pratt Community College Eligible Programs
The Kansas Promise Scholarship Act, announced by Governor Laura Kelly on April 23rd provides scholarships for students attending Pratt Community College and other eligible postsecondary institutions in Kansas for any two-year associate degree program, career and technical education certificate, or stand-alone program otherwise identified by the Kansas Board of Regents.  Eligible programs at Pratt…

Student Services, Resources and Tips for for Finals Week
May 04, 2021

No doubt about it, the past year has been challenging in many different ways. As we approach finals week, we want to send a reminder of resources available to students year-round.

The Student Success Center, located inside Lesh Arena in Room 55, is dedicated to students' academic and personal success. A brief summary of student resources include:

Behavioral and counseling related services Testing/Proctoring services Accommodations for students with disabilities Classroom support Academic advising Career coaching

Counselors are available for these services, or even…

PCC Wrestlers Land Top Placements at Nationals
April 28, 2021

The Wrestling team at Pratt Community College has had one heck of a season.

After winning the KJCCC Regional Championship for the first time this year, the team traveled to Council Bluffs, IA for the NJCAA National Championships.

Fellow students, faculty and staff watched the matches throughout the day on campus in Beaver Bites café and makeshift viewing rooms set up in classrooms.

The Pratt Beavers wrestling team placed 4th in the nation.

The NJCAA National Championship results are as follows:

NJCAA National Champion, 125 lb…

Men's and Women's Tennis Returning to PCC
April 28, 2021

Pratt Community College has annonuced that tennis will be reinstated as an officially sanctioned sport in the Fall of 2021. 

PCC President Dr. Michael Calvert is excited to to bring back tennis and notes the strong Kansas area programs that will support recruiting efforts, and financial support that has been pledged to supplement operations and fund scholarships.

"The community of Pratt has a strong tradition of producing outstanding tennis players. By re-adding tennis, those students will have the opportunity to compete locally. Two of PCC's institutional aims are…

Special Board of Trustees Meeting May 3, 2021
April 23, 2021

Pratt Community College will be holding a Special Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. in the Riney Student Center Room 312, to discuss / action on certificates of participation. Social distancing and masks will be required.

PCC Instructors Hold “No Boys Allowed” Automotive Clinic
April 22, 2021

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the percentage of women in the automotive repair and maintenance industry is 9.9% as of 2019.

Not to be discouraged, Automotive Technology instructors from Pratt Community College got together at the CTE facility at Kingman High School to host a clinic specifically for female students.

Freshman, sophomore, junior and senior girls from Kingman and Norwich high schools signed their names to a “No Boys Allowed in the Shop” sign-in sheet and rotated to different vehicle stations.

Each station was manned by a…

Statement from PCC President Dr. Michael Calvert on Questions Regarding Vaccine Requirements
April 21, 2021

PCC President Dr. Michael Calvert wishes to release the following statement to answer any questions that may arise regarding the possibility of vaccine requirements for students or employees that return for the 2021-2022 school year.
“At this point PCC will NOT require students, whether living on campus or commuting, to be vaccinated for COVID – 19. This may be something we consider in the future, but at this point in time will not be a requirement of students for the 2021-2022 year.  Program specific requirements may occur based on compliance with program affiliations or…