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News 2019

Meha Patel on the Harper library steps

Promise Program a motivator to do better for Meha Patel

December 11, 2019

The Promise Program was a constant source of motivation to try harder in high school for Meha Patel, who's among the first cohort of 421 Promise Scholars. Read More

Group photo of Harper alumni working at Northrop Grumman

Harper alumni contributing to Northrop Grumman's strong workforce

December 09, 2019

Northrop Grumman’s rich tradition of being at the forefront of technology and innovation is getting a boost from Harper College alumni. Read More

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Financial Aid: Fact vs. Myth

December 04, 2019

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Performing Arts Center

Harper hosts series of holiday season concerts

December 04, 2019

The community is invited to attend celebrate the holiday season at Harper College with a series of winter concerts. Read More

Students carry flags during 19th annual Latino Summit's flag ceremony

19th annual Latino Summit draws more than 500 students

November 22, 2019

The 19th annual Latino Summit at Harper College encouraged more than 500 area high school students to pursue higher education during an inspirational and informative program. Read More

Bust of William Rainey Harper in the Harper College quad

Adaptive Sports Day to bring lessons, demos to Harper

November 20, 2019

Harper's Adaptive Sports Day on December 3 will feature Boston Marathon bombing survivor Roseann Sdoia, major league team mascots, interactive booths, former NFL players and more. Read More

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EBSCOhost Databases

November 19, 2019

Do you need journal articles for your research paper or speech? Try Academic Search Complete. Read More


We Are Harper: Oscar Tapia

November 18, 2019

A career in personal training offers flexibility and good money. But for Oscar Tapia, becoming a personal trainer is a labor of love. Read More

Anne Harrigan

A start in paralegal studies launches career in public justice for Alumna

November 12, 2019

For attorney Anne Harrigan, A.A.S. ’96 and A.A. ’97, Harper served as the launching pad to a successful career in public service law. Read More

Celeste Tomaz and her family

A college degree never crossed her mind

November 12, 2019

Four years ago, Celeste, her second husband and their two children moved to the United States hoping for a better life. Neither she nor her husband had graduated high school. They are doing their best to support their family, but it is a struggle. Read More

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