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 PCC instructor…

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…

PCC Cheer Team Places 2nd at Nationals in Daytona, FL
April 21, 2021

The PCC cheerleading squad just brought home one of the prestigious awards in the program’s history.

PCC placed 2nd overall in the Intermediate Small Coed Open Division in Daytona, FL with a total performance score of 92.31.

PCC Cheer coach Shae Napier was walking to lunch with her student athletes when she received the score sheets from day one prelims, before finals. They placed in the top three, next to a prestigious school with a long-time winning record.

“The kids went wild, and you could just see their faces light up and that look of we got this. We can do this,…

Kingman Students Earn Real-Life Experience and Free College Credit Through PCC
April 20, 2021

High School students in Kingman get to jump in and get their hands dirty with real-life work and earn free college credit.

They are enrolled in the Automotive Technology program located at Kingman High School. It is a CTE Pathways program for high school students through Pratt Community College.

PCC Automotive instructor Tyler Wells is a Kingman native, and loves teaching his students the whole process.

“Whenever we do a job repair, they write down their 3 C’s, your complaint, your cause and your correction. They will go through, diagnose the vehicle with the customer…

Parkwood Residents Enjoy Live Performance from Encore
April 16, 2021

PCC’s vocal group Encore took center stage to a captivated audience in one of their first “field trip” live performances off campus.

Parkwood Village is an assisted living facility located in Pratt, Kansas. About 20 residents enjoyed the performance by the students on the patio.

Performing Arts Director Misty Beck is glad to be back out there.

“It was so good to see so many familiar faces! We have missed our community outreach so much! What a blessing to be back at it. It was a little chilly out but the residents bundled up and several assured us it was worth it for…

Commencement Ceremonies 2022
April 15, 2021

Congratulations to our 2022 graduates!

This year's Commencement Ceremonies will be held at the Dennis Lesh Sports on Friday, May 13, 2022 at 1pm and 3pm.

The 1pm Ceremony is for AAS graduates and Certificate programs. The 3pm Ceremony is for AA, AS, and AGS graduates.

Cap & Gown pickup
May 9-12 in the Benson Commons Area between 3-5pm by last name.

Monday: A-I
Tuesday: J-R
Wednesday: S-Z

The ceremony will be live-streamed at gobeaversports.com/links/LiveBroadcasts and professional photos will be taken and available for purchase at…

33rd Annual Scholarship Auction Set For May 7, 2021
April 15, 2021

The 33rd Annual Scholarship Auction is set for May 7, 2021 at 7:00pm. The PCC Foundation will host the auction in a virtual format, with both a silent auction feature and live bidding.

Sponsors are lining up and great items are being added every day. You may register for the auction, view sponsors and view the auction items that will be available for bid on the auction website.

Proceeds from the auction fund scholarships for students to help make education more affordable for all.  
PCC offers departmental scholarships, athletic scholarships, summer student scholarships…