Harper College

2024 News & Stories

Leah Meyer Austin Award Alumni

Achieving the Dream recognizes Harper among Leah Meyer Austin Award alumni

February 21, 2024

Harper College was honored by ATD as a past recipient of its most prestigious award, along with the college’s long-term dedication to student success and institutional equity. Read More

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What is a medical assistant?

February 21, 2024

A medical assistant is a versatile healthcare professional who performs both administrative and clinical tasks to support the work of physicians and other health professionals. Operating primarily in outpatient or ambulatory care facilities, such as medical offices and clinics, medical assistants play a crucial role in the smooth functioning of healthcare services. Their responsibilities can vary significantly depending on the location, size of the practice, and the practice’s specialization. Read More

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How do I become a medical office manager?

February 21, 2024

Building a career as a medical office manager involves completing an associate or bachelor's degree, gaining professional experience, developing technology skills with billing and record systems, leadership and professional development. Read More

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How do I become a medical assistant?

February 21, 2024

Becoming a medical assistant involves completing an accredited program, passing a certification exam, applying for certification and maintaining your certification. Read More


EBSCOhost - New Look!

February 21, 2024

Learn more about new updates to our EBSCO databases! Read More

Students and alumni interact at Career Connections Leadership Dinner.

Career Connections brings together Harper students and alumni

February 20, 2024

Two-day event will feature panel discussions and a Leadership Dinner during which students can practice networking while learning from Harper alumni. Read More

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Harper's Lilly Alberts and cross country teams receive athletic, academic honors

February 19, 2024

The Harper College sophomore was recently named NJCAA Athlete of the Week for track and field. She and her cross country teammates were recognized for their scholarly achievements and celebrated by the Illinois House of Representatives. Read More

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Register now for courses beginning March 11.

February 16, 2024

Register now for courses beginning March 11. Find your courses

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Summer registration begins March 4

February 14, 2024

Cross a class off your list, save money on your education and get a jump start on your fall semester. Priority registration for summer courses at Harper begins March 4. Take Summer Classes

Hawks Care

Hawks Care: How Harper supports students outside the classroom

February 14, 2024

Students can count on the Hawks Care Resource Center and Counseling Services to help them manage food and housing insecurity, mental health needs, career path challenges and more. Read More

Last Updated: 2/13/24