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News 2020

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Harper cancels winter 2021 sports season

December 21, 2020

Harper College has canceled the 2021 winter sports competition to help protect the health and safety of our student athletes. Read More

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Ergonomic Solutions

December 17, 2020

Ergonomic Solutions – “where the office meets the road”! Nancy and Mark Wunderlich design their mobile office spaces so that employees can work efficiently, in a comfortable space that doesn’t compromise their well-being. There’s no need to precariously balance that valuable laptop on top of the car when you have a fully functioning office space in your vehicle. Read More

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Harper College, JourneyCare develop apprenticeship program to address workforce need

December 16, 2020

Harper College and JourneyCare have teamed to launch the JourneyCare CNA to Nursing Apprenticeship Program. Read More

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New initiative aims to train thousands of unemployed workers for in-demand logistics jobs

December 14, 2020

Harper College has launched a free training program with Prologis Inc., the global leader in logistics real estate, designed to provide rapid skills training for workers in the Chicago region for careers in transportation, distribution and logistics sectors. Read More

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Harper launches new drone technology program

December 02, 2020

Harper College is launching a new Drone Technology and Applications certificate program in the spring 2021 semester that will help prepare traditional students, career professionals and enthusiasts alike for a growing industry and increasingly diversified job opportunities. Read More

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Elite Command Junk Hauling

December 01, 2020

Sarah Mawhorr wanted two things from her career. First, she wanted to be in a profession that fit with her personal life, and second, she wanted to be the one making the rules. Sarah’s solution… start her own business! The catch was that to launch the business, Sarah would need to start from scratch. Read More

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Free COVID-19 testing available at Harper College on December 7

December 01, 2020

Harper College will serve as a COVID-19 mobile testing site on Monday, December 7, as part of the Illinois Department of Public Health’s efforts to sponsor community test sites throughout the state. Read More

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Harper launches tuition relief, scholarships to ease pandemic hardship

November 24, 2020

Recognizing the financial hardships that many are facing in the wake of the pandemic, Harper College is providing some of the most generous tuition relief programs in its history. Read More

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Harper's Speech and Debate Team excelling in online competitions

November 18, 2020

Harper College's Speech and Debate Team has made the successful pivot to online competitions, finishing as the overall silver medalist at all three contests. Read More

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National panel featuring Harper president highlights role community colleges will play in recovery

November 11, 2020

Harper College President Dr. Avis Proctor joined fellow community college presidents in a virtual discussion on the impact of the pandemic and the role community colleges will play in the post-pandemic recovery. The panel was part of the Dallas Herring lecture, a national forum highlighting top issues facing community colleges. Read More

Last Updated: 2/13/24