Good Day Kansas Crew Visits EPT Program
July 15, 2022

KSN's Good Day Kansas crew out of Wichita visited the Electrical Power Technology (EPT) facility on campus.

EPT Director Phillip "Dave" Campbell spoke about the new EPT Support Specialist major that trains students on the ground, versus training aloft in the lineman training program. The Support Specialist major gives an overall view and training foundation that could lead to a job in six other occupations in electrical distribution.

Host Jillian Carroll attempted a pole climb with instruction from EPT instructor Jeff Hoffman. 

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Interview with PCC Rodeo Coach Jake Ritz
July 10, 2022

If you follow us on social media, you've likely seen several pictures of students signing with the PCC Rodeo Team for the 2022-2023 academic year.

The students are pictured next to Jake Ritz. who has a long history in the Pratt community and joined PCC upon the retirement of decorated and long-time Rodeo coach Rocky Patterson in Spring 2022. We interviewed Coach Ritz to reintroduce him to the Pratt community.

Tell us about your history and previous experience with Pratt Community College and what you bring to the table at PCC.

I came to PCC in 2002 and was a member of…

Pratt Community College Introduces Support Specialist (EPTSS) Major
June 30, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PRATT, KAN. The process of electrical distribution happens around the clock and is dependent on many separate, yet equally important, entities working together without fail.

When power is restored after a storm, the public often looks to linemen in hard hats on poles and in bucket trucks in appreciation, and that is appropriate. But there are a great number of people behind the scenes and beyond that make it all happen.

In addition to its outstanding lineman training program, Pratt Community College now offers training in 6…

Reimer Receives Certificate of Recognition at PCC Board Meeting
June 27, 2022

Pratt Community College Board of Trustees member Stan Reimer was recognized by President Dr. Mike Calvert at the January 20th BOT meeting with a “Certificate of Appreciation” for his retirement this month from the Vernon Filley Art Museum.

Reimer has been the museum’s co-director and has served the museum for the past 20 years from the initial planning of the museum facility, fundraising, through its inception, and to-date.

A retirement celebration was held on Saturday, June 25 at the museum to acknowledge his dedication and work.

Reimer also owns Stan…

PCC Adjusts Campus Office Hours for One Year
June 14, 2022

Pratt Community College is continually seeking ways to improve the work environment of its employees.

For a period of one year, PCC is adjusting its campus office hours of operation on Fridays from 8 am-12 noon.

Events and activities and/or scheduled classes may still take place on campus after 12 pm on Fridays, but campus offices will be closed in lieu of scheduled appointments.

PCC will revisit the updated hours of operation at the end of the one-year trial period to evaluate its effectiveness.


PCC Announces Spring 2022 Honor Roll
June 06, 2022

Pratt Community College has released the Honor Roll for the Spring 2022 semester.

The following honors and awards will be recognized at Pratt Community College:
President's Honor Roll 4.0
Dean's Honor Roll 3.5 - 3.9
 
Following below are the various honor roll designations alphabetically by last name.

President’s Honor Roll

Ian Akers
David Arrieta Gomez
Faith Bannister
Dylon Baum
Reis Brandt
Sierra Bryant
Benjamin Burroughs
Evan Campbell
Brian Carbajal
Ginger Dickenson 
Colton Dillon…

PCC Science Faculty Visit USD 349 Stafford for Science Show
May 25, 2022

Jason Ghumm, Justin Maughan, Paul Primrose and PCC students Abby Martin and Jessi Ferneau, walked into USD 349 Stafford with arms full of fun and science entertainment for about sixty kids. This is the third Science Show for elementary students performed by PCC Science faculty and students.

PCC Physical Science instructor Paul Primrose gets to see the excitement of the students firsthand.

“These 3rd, 4th and 5th graders were attentive, participated in some great Q & A times, and were just a load of fun. Elliot, a very inquisitive volunteer, found out that a…