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 category

Michael Spangler…
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 student…

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 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…