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Harper alumni working at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital gather at a recent Stand Up and Be Counted event

Harper College recognized Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital through its Stand Up and Be Counted program, an initiative that celebrates area employers that hire Harper alumni.

Harper College Dean Rebecca Lake receives the ICCCA Innovation Award from ICCCA President-elect Michael Boyd

Harper College’s partnership with Zurich North America offering registered apprenticeships has been awarded a 2018 Illinois Council of Community College Administrators Innovation Award.

Dr. Kenneth Ender

Dr. Kenneth Ender, President of Harper College, will serve on Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker’s Educational Success Committee to help advise and guide the incoming administration.

Jody Paine with scholarship recipients Sherry Baluch and Ana Sandoval

Olive “Polly” Paine was a visionary during her time, a highly educated woman – she earned a PhD from Yale in 1930 – who devoted her life to developing innovative early education programs. Her memory will continue to live on through Polly’s Kids Scholarship, providing single parents an opportunity to send a child to Harper College’s Early Childhood Laboratory while they pursue their studies at Harper.

Photo of Building D and the William Rainey Harper bust

The members of District 512 have endorsed the important work Harper College does, voting overwhelmingly in favor of a referendum question to support the college’s campus master plan.


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