PTK Holds "Pie Your Professor" Fundraiser
December 02, 2022

PCC’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honor society held a “Pie Your Professor” fundraiser throughout October and November 2022.

PTK invited students, faculty and staff to vote with bills and coins in the Linda Hunt Memorial Library, placing their money into the jar with the name of a desired candidate they’d like to see get a pie in the face. There are two lucky winners in the contest.

Candidate volunteers included PCC faculty members Carol Ricke, Jerry Thompson, John Patton, Angie Tatro and Kip Chambers.

The top two winners receiving the most votes to earn a pie in the face:…

PCC Welding Holds Open House at New Facility
November 18, 2022

Pratt Community College held an open house on November 15, 2022 to showcase the newly remodeled PCC Welding Technology facility. The shop is located in Pratt, Kansas in the Pratt Regional Airport Industrial Park in the space formerly occupied by Pioneer Tank and Steel.

A ribbon cutting was held shortly after remarks by Kent Adams, VP of Finance at PCC and PCC Welding faculty member and program lead Daryl Lucas. Lucas was instrumental in the many processes of bringing back the Welding program in 2021, obtaining the facility, getting it ready over the summer of 2022 and getting…

Pratt CC Hosts Tech Day Event
November 16, 2022

Approximately 185 people joined us on campus at PCC for our Tech Day event.

Tech Day is an opportunity to meet directly with PCC faculty, see our programs and facilities up close and ask questions.

Faculty and staff members from the following programs met with potential students and their families or teachers/counselors on Tech Day:

Accounting and Business Agriculture Ag Power Technology (Diesel Tech) Allied Health (CNA, CMA, Home Health) Automotive Technology Electrical Power Technology (EPT) Information Network Technology (INT) Welding Technology Wildlife Outfitting and…
Pratt CC Sees 8 Percent Increase in Fall 2022 Enrollment
October 19, 2022

October 19, 2022

(PRATT, KAN.) Despite an overall decrease in enrollment in Kansas public universities and community colleges, enrollment at Pratt Community College is up 8.3% for Fall 2022, as of the 20th day census date.

In September, the Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) released Fall Census numbers showing that Kansas public universities and community colleges as a whole saw a one percent decline in enrollment from this time last year, while technical colleges saw an increase.

KBOR chair Jon Rolph reflects on the numbers.


Federal Loan Debt Relief Information
October 19, 2022

The application for federal student loan debt relief opened October 2022.  

The federal student loan debt relief program provides eligible borrowers with full or partial discharge of loans up to $20,000 to Federal Pell Grant recipients and up to $10,000 to non-Pell Grant recipients.

Visit our website to find the application and learn more about the Loan Payment Pause and Fresh Start program.

Campus Tours at Pratt CC
October 05, 2022

Pratt Community College has so much to offer, let us show you what's possible!

Set up a campus tour at PCC to meet with faculty and current students, enjoy hands-on demonstrations, visit dorms, athletics, food stops, the offices you'll need, live working shops that do work for customers and more!

Group and individual tours welcome, based on your interests! Visit us online at and schedule a tour to get started!
You may also email us at or call 620-450-2217.

Build a Dam Good Future here! 

PCC Welding Gets New Building, Named NC3's "School on the Rise"
September 20, 2022

Pratt CC Welding has a new home! PCC purchased the Pioneer Tank and Steel facility near the airport in Pratt, KS. A lot of time was spent over the summer getting the facility ready and students officially began classes in the new building in the Fall.

In addition to Welding classes, PCC is running a Steel Sales operation out of the facility, with the help of an employee retained from Pioneer Tank and Steel. The additional space of the new facility, along with the steel sales business, have opened the door to partnerships and projects with local businesses like Striker Portable…