Pratt Community College to Suspend Practical Nursing (PN) Program
April 27, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
APRIL 27, 2022

PRATT, KS. Effective at the conclusion of the Spring 2022 semester, Pratt Community College is suspending its Practical Nursing (PN) program.

The PN program at PCC has maintained a high level of success due to the dedication of its faculty, staff and administration. This is further evidenced by students’ National Council of State Boards Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) test scores ranking consistently higher than national average pass rates over the past several years. However, continued enrollment and…

Pratt CC to Host Open Tryouts for Women's Flag Football
April 20, 2022

Pratt Community College is recruiting for a new Women’s Flag Football Team, with the program season starting March 2023.
 
Pratt Women's Flag Football Open Tryout Dates:
Sunday, April 24th in Pratt at the Track and Soccer Complex
Sunday, May 1st in Wichita at Friends University
 
In the Fall of 2021, Pratt Community College was awarded a $10,000 grant by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) towards establishing Women’s Flag Football as a competitive sport. The grant is part of a major initiative sponsored by the National Football League…

2022 Commencement Ceremony Details
April 19, 2022

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…

Dining on the Wild Side at Pratt Community College
April 15, 2022

One of the nice perks to taking classes in the Agriculture program at Pratt Community College? The Elements of Meats class.

Ag instructor Lori Montgomery treated students to two delicious sessions of meat tasting, in partnership with resident chef Joshua Mireles, who runs the Great Western Dining hall on campus. Exotic meats were at the top of the list.

Menu items during the first tasting session included buttermilk fried frog legs, white wine & herb-sauteed frog legs, deep fried alligator wings, prime beef rib eye, choice beef filet, beef flat iron steak, sous…

PCC Automotive Meets with Students at Mid America Dragway
April 13, 2022

Squealing tires, burning rubber, and roaring engines. Is there any better classroom? There are an awful lot of mechanics and science involved in drag racing, and our PCC Automotive crew showed up to teach and demonstrate those principles.

Approximately 800 high school students were present at the Mid America Dragway near Arkansas City, KS. The Mid-America Dragway is a Division 5 NHRA member track that hosts the Youth and Education Services (YES) program.

The purpose of the YES program and career day is to show students STEM principles (Science, Technology,…

New Members Inducted into PTK and KBD Honor Societies at PCC
April 12, 2022

Pratt Community College welcomed its newest members to honor societies Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) and Kappa Beta Delta (KBD) in a joint ceremony in the Riney Student Conference Center.

Phi Theta Kappa welcomed 12 new members and 5 new members joined Kappa Beta Delta.

The ceremony included an address from PCC President Dr. Michael Calvert, with KBD sponsor Carole Ricke presiding alongside PTK sponsor Jason Ratcliffe.

Ryan Napier served as guest speaker. A candlelight ceremony took place before the presentation of new members.

The new members of Phi…

Two PCC Students Named All-Kansas Scholars
April 07, 2022

Two Pratt Community College students were chosen to represent PCC for their achievements in academic excellence at the community college level for all of Kansas.

Riley Washington and Chariah Daniels were honored at an awards ceremony and luncheon held for All-Kansas Scholars in Junction City, Kansas. Students are selected based on outstanding academic achievement as well as accomplishments and services rendered outside the classroom.

Phi Theta Kappa members apply for the honor, and are chosen by faculty at their respective institutions. The All-Kansas Scholars from…