• SOFTBALL win 12-10 and 4-2 vs Dodge City (April 15)
  • TRACK: Rivera places 3rd in 800m, 11th in 1500m. Pelayo places 10th in 800m. (April 11)
  • GO BEAVERS

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.

Flemming Signs with Pratt Volleyball

16 April 2015

Stonie Flemming of Pratt announced that she will be attending Pratt Community College in the fall of 2015 to continue her volleyball career. 
 
“I am excited to bring an athlete like Stonie Flemming into our program," said Head Coach Kalie Mader. "Stonie has impressed me with her willingness to learn and grow over the course of nine months, which is a rare quality in senior athletes. It will be a rewarding experience to see her continue that growth and see her competitive spirit attribute to her future teammates and our program.” 

Honor Society Takes Initiative to Treat Cancer Patients

15 April 2015

On April 14, Pratt Community College held a bone marrow donor registration drive and fundraiser. The event drew in 39 students, employees and community members who gave DNA samples for testing, filled out health paperwork, and signed an agreement to donate peripheral blood stem cells or bone marrow if a patient match is found. 

Men's and Women's Soccer Compete in Spring Friendlies

14 April 2015

The Pratt Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams were both in action over the weekend.

The Beaver men played a spring friendly match against Friends University. Declan Fitzpatrick scored the lone goal for the Beavers off of a Matt Price long throw in. The Falcons answered the goal to make the score 1-1, and the game finished in a tie as neither team could come up with a winner.

"It was an impressive display by the men as they were in control for most of the game," said Assistant Coach Mike Daniels.

Rivera Excels for Pratt Community College Track

13 April 2015

As the sun begins to set on her freshman season at Pratt Community College, Krystal Rivera is starting to shine her brightest on the track.

Rivera set two more personal best times at the K.T. Woodman Classic hosted by Wichita State over the weekend. Rivera was the first of three Beavers to cross the line in the 800 meter run, placing third while her teammates, Elisabeth Richins and Divina Flores, finished right behind in fourth and fifth among NJCAA runners.

Forum held for community to voice concerns about nursing program

10 April 2015

A forum for healthcare and business representatives from the Pratt Community College service area was hosted on April 6 by the college. The purpose of the forum was to brief the group about the impact of the recent accreditation visit by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), the national accrediting body. Thirty-five people attended the forum, including representative from health care agencies in Pratt, Medicine Lodge, Cunningham and Greensburg. Most of these agencies currently employee PCC nursing graduates.

Track Competes at Hutchinson Invitational

06 April 2015

The Pratt Community College track teams competed at the eight-team Hutchinson Invitational on Thursday. The men scored 32 points on the day while the short-handed women's crew tallied 28. Both team totals far exceed any point totals by last year's Beaver squad.

Skaggs feels it's important to work while attending school

02 April 2015

After working in retail for more than five years, Abby Skaggs decided it was time to try a different part-time job while in school.

Skaggs, a sophomore at Pratt Community College majoring in Accounting and Business, was offered a tellers job as a teller at People’s Bank and decided to try it.

“I was looking for something different than retail,” Skaggs said. “I love the constant flow of people and that I put what I learn at the school to use on a daily basis.”

Frey give speech on dissertation

02 April 2015

“Age is a poor excuse not to do something.”

These words were life changing for Pratt Community College’s psychology instructor Joyce Frey, when a student used them as a retort against her instructions to work hard while young. Since hearing those words, Frey, who will be 70 in May, looked at her life and decided the student was right and is now getting her doctorate from the Chicago School of Psychology with a degree in Systems and Organizational Psychology.

PCC Second in the Nation in Community College Shooting Sports

01 April 2015

March 24-29,  the  Pratt Community College Shooting Sports team traveled to the National Collegiate Clay Target Championship in San Antonio, Texas to compete against 76 teams from all over the nation and placed second out of the 10  two-year schools that attended.
 

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