VB defeats Seward 3-2 (Oct. 28)
MEN SOC wins 13-0 vs Hesston (Oct. 25)
WMN SOC ties 1-1 vs Hesston (Oct. 25)
XC Regionals - WMN 4th place, MEN 8th place (Oct. 25)

Pratt Community College Named Top Ten Community College in the Country

22 September 2014

In September, Pratt Community College was named one of the Top Ten Community Colleges in the Country by SmartAsset.com, a blog that uses software and data to solve financial problems.

A college education is increasingly important in order to get and keep a job in the current information-oriented world, while at the same time, college costs are rising. SmartAsset evaluated approximately 700 public community colleges across the country in order to find the best investment.

Women's Basketball Team Makes Community Impact

30 October 2014

Provided Editorial

When a new neighbor moves in, it is a kind gesture to reach out and welcome them to the area. That is exactly what President Mike Calvert of the Pratt Community College (PCC) did when he stopped in for a tour of our new location. It was the beginning of a relationship the clients truly appreciate.

The Pratt women’s basketball team members have been volunteering their time with clients a couple times each week. It has become an activity that everyone looks forward to as they have grown friendships with the ladies.

Volleyball Defeats Seward in "Dig Pink" Breast Cancer Match

29 October 2014

Dennis Lesh Sports arena was electric last night during the conference matchup between Pratt Community College and Seward County Community College. Both teams wore pink to raise breast cancer awareness, and pink t-shirts were sold to the crowd for the Side-Out Foundation.

Although Side-Out’s Dig Pink events began as volleyball specific events, and are now supported by middle and high school and college students nationwide. All proceeds benefit grants to medical research organizations and entities dedicated to providing support to breast cancer patients and their families.

Men Defeat Hesston, Women Tie

27 October 2014

On Saturday, the Pratt Community College women's soccer team finished off the season against Hesston College with a 1-1 tie.

"The ladies kept up the their fine play of late, and could have easily taken the lead on several occasions," said Head Coach Kevin Kewley. "Hesston took the lead in the second half, but once again the Beavers showed a fighting spirit, and tied the game up with just minutes to play on a great 30-yard shot from Jacklyn Finley."

In overtime, neither team scored and the game finished 1-1 .

Students Attend Chamber Dinner, Foundation Director Joins Chamber Board

26 October 2014

On Oct. 23, 10 Pratt Community College employees and students attended the 2014 Annual Chamber of Commerce Meeting and Dinner. This group included five students in PCC’s business program, who came to get a taste of a Chamber event and talk to other business leaders in the community. 

Filmmaker Shares Reflection of Life, Work in Western Kansas

25 October 2014

On Oct. 21, filmmaker Patrick Clement visited Pratt Community College to take part in a brown bag lunch and discussion of his film "Somewhere Between Freedom and Protection, Kansas." The lunch was attended by middle school, high school, college students, and PCC faculty and staff.
 

Men's Basketball Hosts Last Pre-Season Scrimmage

24 October 2014

The Pratt Community College men’s basketball team scrimmaged an opponent in the Beaver Dome for the first time yesterday afternoon. They welcomed Sunrise Christian Academy from Bel Aire, Kan., and the national powerhouse program gave the fans a great game.

Men's Soccer Defeats Barton, Women Tie Scoreless

24 October 2014

On Oct. 23, the Lady Beavers took on the Barton Cougars in what their coach called their best game of the year.

"The ladies were up for the fight from the opening whistle, and matched Barton in every aspect," said Head Coach Kevin Kewley. "Both teams had chances to score in the first half, but neither team could convert so the half time score was 0-0. The second half was pretty much the same with neither team able to convert their chances."

Basketball Coach Inducted into Hall of Fame

24 October 2014

On Oct. 17, Pratt Community College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Jesse Shaw was inducted into the Northwest Missouri M-Club Athletic Hall of Fame as part of the 2003-2004 Northwest Missouri State University Men’s Basketball Team. 

Women's Basketball Hosts Sterling Scrimmage

23 October 2014

On Oct. 22 the Pratt Community College women’s basketball team hosted the Warriors from Sterling College. The contest was a scrimmage but was played similar to an actual game which hasn't been done this season up till this point.

The Warriors ended up on top with a final score of 52-60. Freshman Jazzmen Ortiz, pictured, led in scoring with 12 followed by a group of Beavers with six points.

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