• PCC volleyball hosts Dodge City tonight at 6:30pm. After the match stay for Late Night at the Lesh, your first look at PCC winter sports.

Pratt Community College seeks coat donations

17 October 2017

Pratt Community College is teaming up with One Warm Coat to host a coat drive to collect clean, gently worn coats from Oct. 23 to Oct. 27 in the PCC common’s area. Students, employees, and Pratt community members are invited to make a difference in our local community by donating to the coat drive and helping PCC reach their goal of collecting 100 coats.

Smith hired as Agriculture Instructor at PCC

04 October 2017

Barrett Smith was hired as the new agriculture instructor this past August. He has been teaching students this fall semester in a variety of classes and topics such as Plant Science, Computers in Agriculture, Intro to Ag Business, Plant ID, and Sprayer Application Technology. He said his goal for every class he teaches is to help students love to learn.

“I like learning and I want students to enjoy learning,” said Smith. “It’s easier to enjoy learning while doing real world applications and learning how to apply knowledge outside the classroom.”

CoreCivic CEO credits time at Pratt Community College for success

14 September 2017

Damon Hininger is the President and CEO of CoreCivic Inc., a diversified government solutions company based in Nashville, Tenn. His day to day life involves running the publically traded company with more than 15,000 employees. In 2011, he was named one of Forbes Magazine’s “Top 20 Most Powerful CEO’s 40 and Under.” He is also a Pratt Community College Alumnus.

EPT Hotline School occurs on PCC Campus

13 September 2017

Several linemen from various rural electric cooperatives and municipalities around the state of Kansas are in Pratt for the annual Kansas Electric Cooperative (KEC) Hotline School hosted by Pratt Community College. The event allows linemen from across the state to receive hands-on training and refresher courses while simulating situations where they must work on electrical lines that are hot.

Kansas Art Guild featured in Delmar Riney Art Gallery

01 September 2017

During the months of September and October, the Delmar Riney Art Gallery will exhibit works of art from multiple artists in the Kansas Art Guild.

The Friends Community Art Guild was formed in May, 1977. The first meetings were held at Friends University with eight members present. Nona Bass, President, had just moved from Anaheim, California, to Wichita and was surprised to learn that there was no organization in Wichita for its local artists. She felt it was important that artists could meet and share ideas.

New EPT pole field sparks interest in Wichita

31 August 2017

“A power linemen can earn $99,343 annually after five years in the field,” states Pratt Community College President Michael Calvert.

The statement shocked the crowd attending the ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Westar Energy training site, located at the Wichita Area Technical College Grove campus on Tuesday. The training site was a collaboration between Westar Energy, Pratt Community College, Wichita Area Technical College, and USD 259 in an effort to fulfill the need of skilled power linemen across the area.

Club 62+ announces new schedule of events for Fall 2017

07 August 2017

Pratt Community College announces the Summer 2017 activity schedule for Club 62+ and invites eligible members of the public to participate. Club 62+ is a community organization for residents of Pratt, Kingman, Barber, Kiowa and Stafford counties who are 62 years of age and above.

There is no cost for membership in Club 62+ and benefits include access to exclusive programs and activities, free admission to home sporting events at the college, and waived tuition for any college course (fees and book costs still apply).

PCC Library features Dr. Trisha Jackson: Gardening with Biochar on Feb. 10

19 January 2017

Linda Hunt Memorial Library invites PCC students, employees and community members to attend guest speaker Dr. Trisha Jackson, a PCC science instructor, on her discussion of biochar.

Among other uses, biochar may be added to soils to improve the function of the soil ecosystem. Jackson will speak not only about the Amazonian origins and special characteristics of biochar but also how everyone can benefit from using it to make their crops and plants thrive.

PCC hosts Kansas legislators at campus luncheon

22 December 2016

Pratt Community College hosted their annual Legislative Luncheon on Dec. 12 at the Pratt campus. Managing the state budget was top concern among legislators who met with the PCC administration and board of trustees.

Guest legislators were District 32 Senator-elect Larry Alley (first term), District 33 Senator-elect Mary Jo Taylor (first term) and incumbent 114th District Representative-elect Jack Thimesch.

PCC offers tuition assistance for Pratt County Students

21 December 2016

Pratt Community College is giving back to the Pratt County community with scholarship dollars and service. The Pratt County High School Senior Grant Scholarship was established by the PCC Board of Trustees. The scholarship provides tuition assistance for all graduating high school seniors who are residents of Pratt County and graduated from Pratt County High School. In addition to the scholarship dollars it also provides community service hours back into Pratt County. This grant is available for the academic term within two years of high school graduation.
 

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