Pratt Community College announces their hours for the Summer.

Summer hours begin Monday, May 21 and will extend through Friday, July 27. Operating business hours will be  7:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday.

PCC is closed Saturdays...

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DeWeese finds love and success at Pratt Community College

11 July 2018

“This community college is dear to my heart. If it hadn’t been for Pratt Community College, I would never be where I am at today. If it hadn’t been for a couple of my favorite teachers, I wouldn’t be where I am at today.”

Dwane DeWeese graduated from Cunningham High School in the spring of 1959. The following fall, he along with five other friends, carpooled from Cunningham to Pratt to enroll at what was known as Pratt Junior College at the time.

Hamm, Calvert elected as KACCT and COP Presidents

18 June 2018

Pratt Community College Board of Trustees member Michele Hamm was recently elected as the president of the Kansas Association of Community College Trustees (KACCT). This is Hamm’s fifth year serving on the executive committee, after serving as treasurer and vice president in past years, as well as president for the 2015-2016 term.

Scholarship received in 1957 led Marvin Proctor to lifelong career

06 June 2018

One hundred dollars – the amount may seem insignificant to some, but to Marvin Proctor, the $100 scholarship he received to attend Pratt Community College in 1957 would be the start to an education that would provide him a lifelong career with the institution, even if he did not know it at the time.

Pratt County Wheat Variety Plot Tour takes place on PCC Campus

21 May 2018

On May 16, farmers, agronomists, and more gathered at a wheat plot planted south of the baseball field at Pratt Community College to learn more about different varieties of wheat. Approximately 50 people attended the event hosted by the Pratt County K-State Research and Extension office.

Forssberg remembers time at PCC as an instructor and coach

08 May 2018

“You either hated Verneene, or you loved her!”

Verneene Forssberg, former instructor at Pratt Community College, recalls what many students and peers thought in her 38 years of teaching and coaching at the institution.

Forssberg began her journey at PCC in 1968. She and her husband moved to Pratt the previous year, as he was teaching at the middle school and she was preparing to have a baby.

Don Schwartz recalls journey to Pratt Community College

11 April 2018

“I think I made a mistake.”

The first words Don Schwartz remembers telling his mother after he arrived in Pratt during the summer of 1966 were less than enthusiastic. Little did he know at the time, his upcoming journey through Pratt and Pratt Community College, known as Pratt Junior College at the time, would be one that would change his life forever.

Elizabeth Bible recollects on 50 years at PCC

27 March 2018

Elizabeth Bible began her journey at Pratt Community College as a student in the fall of 1954. She attended PCC until she graduated in 1956 with her Associate’s Degree in Art and Business. At the time, she had no idea she would dedicate the next 50 years as an employee of the college.

Former VP of Instruction Jim Stratford reflects on time at Pratt Community College

05 February 2018

Before serving as a Pratt Community College business instructor in 1974 then subsequently Vice President of Instruction until 2013, Jim Stratford was a student between the years of 1966 to 1968. During his 38 years as an employee and two as a student, Stratford has seen a lot of different changes with the college.

Stratford’s memories begin with the move to the current campus.

Double feature artists on exhibit for January and February

11 January 2018

During the months of January and February, the Delmar Riney Art Gallery at Pratt Community College will display the works of Featured Artists Brian Elkins and Carol Mott.

Pratt Community College Receives Grant from DuPont Pioneer

20 December 2017

Pratt Community College is pleased to announce that DuPont Pioneer donated $1,000.00 as part of the DuPont Pioneer sponsorship program. Part of the funds will be used to renovate the greenhouse on PCC’s campus that will be used by both the science and agriculture departments. PCC instructors Lori Montgomery and Trisha Jackson applied for the grant where over 200 applications were received.

“Lori and I worked hard to apply for this grant and are excited to receive it,” said Jackson. “The science and agriculture departments will benefit from the grant.”

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