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Community Innovation Fund Grant Recipients 2024

Harper's Educational Foundation awards $40,000 to local nonprofits

July 16, 2024

The Harper College Educational Foundation has awarded $190,000 to area organizations during the first three years of the Community Innovation Fund Grant Program. Read More

Harper Hawk Schaumburg Boomers Back to School

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

July 09, 2024

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

July 01, 2024

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

June 18, 2024

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

June 12, 2024

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

June 11, 2024

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

June 06, 2024

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

May 22, 2024

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

May 17, 2024

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

May 15, 2024

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

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Last Updated: 12/18/23