• VOLLEYBALL: win vs Butler 26-24, 25-16, 25-11 (Aug 26)

PCC Welcomes New Admissions Director

28 August 2015

On Aug. 24, Pratt Community College welcomed Jackie Mundt as the new Director of Admissions and Recruiting.
 
“Jackie brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our team, having over five years of corporate sales, brand marketing, and customer accountability, forecasting and market analysis,” said Lisa Perez Miller, vice president of students and enrollment management. “We are fortunate to hire someone with Jackie’s credentials and I am confident she will bring many valuable attributes to our team.”
 

Volleyball defeats Butler in three

28 August 2015

The Pratt Community College volleyball team won their match vs. Butler CC on Wednesday in a three game sweep (26-24, 25-16, 25-11). The team is now 1-0 in conference and on a three game winning streak, and looks to continue this as they head to Vernon, Texas on Aug. 29 to play four matches. Their next conference match will be at home on Monday, Aug. 31.

Volleyball goes 2-2 at Little Caesar Classic

25 August 2015

The Pratt Community College women’s volleyball team went 2-2 at the Little Caesar Classic in Lamar, Colo. over the weekend. The Lady Beavers lost in five sets to Western Texas (25-23, 23-25, 25-17, 22-25, 13-15) and Otero (23-25, 25-14, 25-19, 17-25, 10-15), both very close matches.

Pratt swept McCook College (25-16, 25-15, 25-10) and Lamar CC (25-22, 25-14, 25-18) both in three sets. The women are now on a two game winning streak, and continue to improve as they look for their first conference win Tuesday night at Butler. Their first home game will be Aug. 31 vs. Colby.

College choir open to community, children

17 August 2015

Each year, Pratt Community College’s vocal department invites community members and children to join the school's choir. 

“Each year we have a lot of fun with the community,” said J.J. Rupe, director of the PCC and community choir. “I would like to see everyone return from last semester and new faces as well.”

The kids' choir meet every Monday from 4-5 p.m. The group is for boys and girls between the ages of kindergarten and fifth grade who enjoy singing and performing. 

Pratt Community College prepares to relay

30 July 2015

Pratt Community College is gearing up for the 2015 Relay for Life and invites all faculty, staff and students to participate. The event is scheduled for August 21, 2015 at Zerger Field (Pratt High School) from 7 p.m. till 1 a.m. 

The PCC team will rally around a Kung Fu Panda theme and encourages all team attendees to dress accordingly. Great Western Dining, the college food service, joins the PCC team as an event sponsor and will be providing water to team members throughout the night. 

Hamm Elected President of KACCT

06 July 2015

Pratt Community College Board Chair Michele Hamm has confirmed the next step in her service to the college and will spend the coming year as president of the Kansas Association of Community College Trustees. This will be Hamm’s second year on the executive committee, having just completed a one year term as secretary.

All 19 Kansas community colleges have representatives in KACCT, which aims to advocate for its constituencies through cooperation, collaboration and communication.

PCC Athletes Receive NJCAA Academic Honors

29 June 2015

Seven Pratt Community College athletic programs have been named 2014-2015 NJCAA All-Academic Teams for their exemplary academic performance.  The minimum grade point average requirement for consideration is a team GPA of 3.00.
 

Alumna says "PCC was the foundation to my degree"

26 June 2015

“I loved PCC, it was my favorite year of college,” said Kimberly Brown, who attended Pratt Community College during the 2006-2007 school year.

Brown, who grew up in Pratt, said she originally attended PCC because she could get her general education classes out of the way while still living at home but saw many benefits later in life.

“The class sizes and availability of the teachers was wonderful,” she said. “I later saw how my decision to go to PCC made my foundation stronger than that of my peers.”

Miller and McAfee Participate in Leadership Development

24 June 2015

Two Pratt Community College administrators have been accepted into the inaugural class of the Kansas Community College Leadership Institute (KCCLI). Lisa Perez Miller, vice president of students / enrollment management, and Kurt McAfee, athletic director, are among the 22 participants selected after nominations by their institutions.

Skouen plays professional basketball overseas

18 June 2015

Growing up, a lot of little kids say they want to be professional athletes. To make this dream a reality, one Pratt Community College alumni came to the United States for college and is now playing professionally in Germany.

Nikolas Skouen came to PCC from Norway in the fall of 2010 to major in psychology and play on the men’s basketball team.

“Being away from home was an obstacle, but I have always been very focused on my goals so it felt like I was doing the right thing,” he said.

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