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Harper Hawk Schaumburg Boomers Back to School

Harper to co-host Back to School Night with Schaumburg Boomers on August 3

Join students, faculty, staff and alumni for an evening of baseball, giveaways and fireworks at the ballpark. Read More

Gricelda Adame-Garcia celebrates with her family at Harper College's Illinois High School Diploma Ceremony.

Harper's High School Diploma graduates celebrate persistence and support

Gricelda Adame-Garcia and Brittney Raker spoke about turning feelings of discouragement into optimism at Harper College’s Illinois High School Diploma Ceremony. Read More

CPE students explore renewable energy using a solar demo unit at the Learning and Career Center in Prospect Heights

Harper continues to expand green economy programs

Students can enroll in both credit and non-credit courses involving environmental sustainability, solar energy and more. Read More

Three Harper College employees honored by the ICCTA pose with Harper's president, a dean and board chair

Harper employees recognized by trustees association

The Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA) recently honored three Harper College employees who exemplify outstanding commitment to student success and continuous professional growth. Read More

Nathan Johnson

Harper student named Soldier of the Year by Illinois Army National Guard

Nathan Johnson won the Best Warrior Competition while balancing Harper College courses and military training in pursuit of becoming a warrant officer and helicopter pilot. Read More

Juneteenth Block Party

Harper to co-host Juneteenth Block Party Celebration

Co-presented by iCU Community and the Township of Schaumburg, the annual event will feature music, activities, food trucks and more, 2-6 p.m. June 22 at Harper College. Read More

Summer Concert Series Pavilion

Harper's free Summer Concert Series includes rock, jazz and classical acts

Annual outdoor series features performances on Thursday evenings, June 6 through August 1, on Harper College’s campus. Read More

Harper College graduates hold up their cell phone lights

Harper's 2024 Commencement Ceremony celebrates 'rich tapestry' of graduates

Harper College celebrated the Class of 2024, who earned more than 3,700 degrees and certificates, at its 56th annual Commencement Ceremony on May 17 at the NOW Arena in Hoffman Estates. Read More

Isaac Jean-Paul

Ten Questions with Isaac Jean-Paul

Isaac Jean-Paul, 2024 Harper College Commencement speaker, on being a father, the inspiring world of adaptive sports, why "Unwritten" by Natasha Bedingfield brings a smile to his face, and more. Read More

Carol Lange Andrea Perez Chavez Thom Lange

Harper student finds 'family' in scholarship donors

Andrea Perez Chavez invited donors Thom and Carol Lange to be her guests at Harper College’s Commencement ceremony. Her mom is coming from Honduras. Everyone is excited to celebrate her milestone. Read More

Last Updated: 6/18/24