Faculty Friday Features
December 03, 2020
Faculty Friday Features

Throughout the Fall 2020 semester several Pratt Community College (PCC) faculty were featured every Friday on social media. In case you missed it the features are included in this article. 

Misty Beck How long have you been teaching at PCC?- This is my eleventh year teaching full time, for eleven years prior to that I worked in several areas in student services including marketing, student activities and residence life. During that time, I taught a variety of adjunct classes.  What courses did you teach this semester?- Public Speaking, Theatre Appreciation,…
Spring 2021 Early Enrollment Open
October 26, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26, 2020 Pratt Community College has opened early-enrollment for Spring 2021 classes and is now taking course registrations for new and returning students as well as community members interested in life enrichment courses. A full list of Spring 2021 classes offered can be found online as well as in the PCC Admissions office. Visit this link for a Spring 2021 class schedule. /about-pcc/college-catalog Students can schedule an appointment with their advisor and new students and/or community members can call us at 620-450-2217 for additional information and…

Pratt Community College Fall 2020 Enrollment Information
October 01, 2020

October 1, 2020
Today, the Kansas Board of Regents released enrollment data for the state’s universities and community colleges.  The press release is available at https://kansasregents.org/about/news-releases/2020-news-releases/774-bo…. The Kansas Community College system experienced a sharp decline in enrollment for the start of the fall semester, a direct result of COVID-19.  Kansas community colleges typically serve students who face greater barriers to higher education, which were magnified by the pandemic.  In addition to the economic…

DeWeese Recognized at Board of Trustees Meeting
September 24, 2020

At Monday’s Board of Trustees meeting, David Schmidt presented Pratt Community College and Board Chair, Dwane DeWeese with a special Employer Support of the National Guard and Reserve Award recognition. The “Above and Beyond Award” from the Department of Defense is presented on behalf of the men and women of the National Guard and Reserve Forces, for outstanding service and continuing support of the National Defense. Schmidt served as the Command Sergeant Major of the U.S. Army Hospital in Kuwait where he managed medical care for over 10,000 soldiers in Kuwait during nine months of…

UPDATE: Second PCC employee positive test for COVID – 19
March 31, 2020

The safety and wellbeing of the Pratt Community College campus community remains our highest concern.

Today, March 31, 2020, we were informed by the Pratt County Health Department of another positive COVID – 19 test for a second employee who works primarily in Chandler Hall. The employee has no travel history or underlying health conditions and has been home in quarantine since March 12, 2020. This is Pratt County’s first confirmed case of COVID-19.

PCC is working with the Pratt County Health Department and our employee to identify any possible exposures to close contacts.…

UPDATE: PCC employee positive test for COVID – 19
March 27, 2020

The safety and well-being of the Pratt Community College campus community is our highest concern.

Today, March 27, 2020 PCC administration was informed of a positive COVID – 19 test for an employee who works primarily in Chandler Hall on the Pratt Campus. The employee’s most recent day at work in Pratt was Thursday March 12, 2020 and on the Winfield Campus was Friday March 13, 2020. 

As an institution we have an immediate response for these events and have implemented them here: 

We have and will continue to communicate directly with co-workers, students and others known…
UPDATE: PCC operations update amid COVID-19 pandemic
March 17, 2020

Pratt Community College President Dr. Michael Calvert updates the PCC community about college  operations moving forward.

"Please know that our administrative team is meeting on a daily basis to discuss this ever-evolving situation," said Calvert. "The utmost goal of our actions is to protect students, faculty, staff and the general public, by doing our part to contain and mitigate the spread of the virus."

PCC will continue to update the webpage prattcc.edu/coronavirus and encourages students, parents and interested parties to utilize this webpage for the most up-to-date…