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Drone Exploration and Safety Day

Harper to host Drone Experience and Safety Day

April 19, 2024

Free community event will include drone demonstrations, displays and “power talks” on April 27. Read More

Samyuktha Vijayan

Harper welcomes acclaimed filmmaker Samyuktha Vijayan to campus

April 19, 2024

The writer, director and star of “Blue Sunshine” will discuss her film after screenings on May 8, part of Harper’s South Asian Film Series. Read More

Speech and Debate Team Champions 2024

Harper's Speech and Debate Team wins back-to-back championships

April 17, 2024

The team, which took home the overall gold medal at the recent Phi Rho Pi National Tournament, will host a championship celebration on April 23. Read More


STEAM Fair: Pathways to the Future of Work coming to Harper

April 15, 2024

Harper will host the free, family-friendly event on April 27, in partnership with the Barrington Council for the Gifted and Talented. Read More

InZone Summer Camp

InZone summer camp welcomes young learners to Harper

April 11, 2024

Kids ages 6 to 14 can enroll in Harper College's annual enrichment and sports camp, which runs from June 3 until August 9. Read More

Dr. Proctor

Our nation must advance industries of the future or risk losing the race for the 21st century

April 01, 2024

In recognition of Community College Month, Dr. Avis Proctor discusses how Harper is helping prepare the future workforce to meet "a modern-day Sputnik moment" in global competitiveness, innovation and national security. Read More

CIFG Recipients 2023

Harper continues to empower equity, economic mobility with Community Innovation Fund Grant Program

March 27, 2024

During the past two years, Harper has awarded $150,000 to area nonprofits. Organizations can apply for the third round of funding through May 10. Read More

Dechen Atsatsang

Harper student pursues passion in advocacy, campaigns for Tibetan rights

March 20, 2024

Dechen Atsatsang was born an activist. At Harper, she discovered how to combine her avid support for human rights with her career interests in political science. Read More

Kris Howard

Decades-long Harper advocate Kris Howard passes away

March 18, 2024

Kris, who was 98, supported Harper from its earliest days, served on the college’s board of trustees for 24 years and established a scholarship tied to community service. Harper’s Kris Howard Drive is named in her honor. Read More

Bernie Bluestein Graduation 2023

Harper student and WWII veteran to receive Congressional Gold Medal in Washington

March 13, 2024

Bernie Bluestein, 100, and his fellow Ghost Army veterans will travel to the capital to receive the highest civilian award from Congress and President Biden on March 21. Read More

Last Updated: 3/14/24