WMN SOC falls 4-0 vs. Allen County (Sept. 29)
MEN SOC wins 4-3 vs. Allen County in OT (Sept. 29)
VB win 3-0 vs. Garden City (Sept. 29)
MEN XC and WMN XC finish 8th (Sept 27)

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.

PCC Administrator Selected as HLC Peer Reviewer

01 October 2014

Lisa Perez Miller, Vice President of Students/Enrollment Management at Pratt Community College has been accepted to serve the Higher Learning Commission as a new member of its Peer Corps. Miller is the first representative from PCC to serve in this position.

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools oversees the accreditation of degree-granting colleges and universities in 19 Midwestern and South-Central states, including Kansas.

Men's Soccer Defeats Johnson County, Women Take the Loss

01 October 2014

On Sept. 29, the Pratt Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams squared off against two very competitive teams in the Johnson County Community College Cavaliers.

The women, despite a hard fought game were outclassed and could not find the net in a game that ended with a 5-0 defeat.

Volleyball Defeats Garden City

01 October 2014

Pratt Community College volleyball got a road win on Sept. 29 at Garden City Community College. The Lady Beavers swept the Busters 25-22, 25-15 and 25-20.

Pratt showed a consistent performance throughout the first two sets, attacking nearly the same as a team .258 and .259 respectively. The third set was not their best of the night but they were able to hold on to take the match in three sets.

Pratt Native Jodi Ray to Display Art

29 September 2014

During the month of October, the Delmar Riney Art Gallery at Pratt Community College will display the work of featured artist Jodi Ray.

Ray’s collection features a mixture of art styles and media, including portraits, abstract images, and pencil drawings.

XC Teams 8th, Navarro Sets Record

29 September 2014

The Pratt Community College Cross Country teams competed in the oldest XC invitational in the nation on Sept. 27. Both squads finished eighth in a field of 16 at the Oklahoma State Cowboy Jamboree. The men's team was led by Steve Munguia, Fred Vega and Andres Pelayo. The women's team was led by Grasiela Navarro, Breanna Phillips and Elisabeth Richins.

Navarro finished seventh with a time of 19:32, shattering the previous PCC XC record by 40 seconds.

PCC Rodeo Makes Strong Showing in Oklahoma

26 September 2014

On Sept. 19, the Pratt Community College team traveled to Cherokee, Okla. for their first competition rodeo of the season.

"Our team had a strong showing on both the timed event and rough stock end of the arena, with two qualifiers advancing to the short round," said Head Coach Ryan Vander Pluym.

Sophomore Ryan Whetham placed in the average in the steer wrestling, while standout freshman Laramie Mosley clinched third overall in the bullriding.

PCC XC Heads to Oklahoma

25 September 2014

The Pratt Community College men and women’s cross country teams will be heading to Stillwater, Okla. on Sept. 27 to compete in the nation’s oldest cross country meet, the Cowboy Jamboree.

The men enter this weekend ranked number 10 in the nation, while the women have fallen to number 13. Both teams will have a chance to improve their ranking in the ultra-competitive field.

On the men’s side, number three Colby, number four Iowa Western, number six El Paso, number seven Allen, number 14 Hutchinson and number 26 Cowley will all toe the line on Saturday.

PCC to Host Diabetes Health Fair

24 September 2014

On Oct. 9, Pratt Community College will host a seminar entitled "Diabetes
& You." This free diabetes health fair is sponsored by the Pratt County extension office and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas.

Participants will attend presentations to learn how to improve heart health, make smart food choices, and maintain normal blood sugar, and will be offered healthy snacks and opportunities to win prizes. Kathy Smith, ARNP and Certified Diabetes Educator, will be on hand to answer questions.

PCC To Host Community Coffee

23 September 2014

Residents of Pratt are invited to take part in an upcoming coffee and discussion with Pratt Community College President Michael Calvert. On Oct. 7, the Linda Hunt Memorial Library at PCC will host a casual meet-n-greet to facilitate dialogue between the college and the public.

“The purpose of this event is to build on-campus community between students, employees and community members alike," said Sandra Wagner, Director of Learning Resources at PCC. "We’re excited because of the great opportunity we have to share conversation with all of our partners.”

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