EPT alumnus becomes instructor at newest EPT facility

17 December 2019

Recent graduate of Pratt Community College’s Electrical Power Technology (EPT) program, Otto Orosco, became the instructor at the PCC EPT program at Dodge City Community College (DCCC). In August, PCC and DCCC entered into a three year partnership to allow current DCCC students to complete credentials as well as bring in potential students to the EPT program. DCCC provides the facility and equipment for the program and PCC provided the curriculum and awards the certificate or degree as well as hiring Orosco as a full-time instructor.

DC3 and PCC partnership powers EPT Program

15 August 2019

Following the April meeting of the Dodge City Community College Board of Trustees in which the trustees voted unanimously to eliminate the college’s Electrical Power Technology program, negotiations began between DC3 and Pratt Community College.

Dodge City Community College administration initiated discussions with officials from PCC administration and EPT faculty regarding assisting current DC3 EPT students to complete their remaining requirements for their certification or associate of applied science degree.

Hoffman earns Dennis Lesh Teacher of the Year Award after first year teaching

29 May 2019

Each year, Pratt Community College awards a faculty member the Dennis Lesh Foundation Teacher Recognition Award at commencement. The prestigious award is based on nominations from students, faculty and staff.

Jeff Hoffman, a first year Electrical Power Technology instructor, won the award this year after receiving nominations from 20 of his students, as well as EPT department head, Dave Campbell.

ITC Great Plains awards EPT students with scholarships

03 May 2019

Chantz Brungardt and Keaton Augustine, two students currently in the Electrical Power Technology program at Pratt Community College, were awarded with scholarships by ITC Great Plains, LLC on May 1. The students were recognized for their hard work in the program and received the scholarships in front of their peers and instructors.

Brett Leopold, President for ITC Great Plains, and Kim Goodnight, Regional Manager for Community Affairs, presented the scholarships to the students. This is the seventh year the company has provided scholarships to the EPT students at PCC.

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