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Playwright Beth Henley

Harper College welcomes Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright to campus

March 01, 2024

Beth Henley will participate in audience discussions, workshops and meet-and-greets on March 8-9, in tandem with the Harper Ensemble Theatre Company’s production of "Crimes of the Heart." Read More

rodney ramey

Ten Questions with Rodney Ramey

February 28, 2024

Rodney Ramey, campus setup crew member, on his favorite Harper memories, the hardest he ever laughed and what he hopes for his retirement after 30 years at Harper College. Read More

IPE Center

Brave, safe space: Students learn teamwork in high-tech health care training center

February 27, 2024

Harper College's Center for Interprofessional Simulation and Innovation fosters collaboration between health career students and expertise via state-of-the-art equipment. Read More

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

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

Lilly Alberts

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

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

Monika Gadek-Stephan EWC

Immigration experience gives EWC's senior director valuable insight

February 07, 2024

Decades after Monika Gadek-Stephan came to the U.S., her background continues to help her connect with Education and Work Center students, most of whom are immigrants. Read More

State Senator Cristina Castro and Dr. Avis Proctor

Harper president visits White House for Communities in Action forum

February 01, 2024

Dr. Avis Proctor visited the White House on February 1, gathering with community leaders and local elected officials to highlight how they’re working to create and expand opportunities in our region. Read More

Ten Questions with Kei Smith

Ten Questions with Kei Smith

January 31, 2024

The Harper College Student Trustee for 2023-24 discusses the best advice she's received, her go-to karaoke songs and why Osaka, Japan, is her home away from home. Read More

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Last Updated: 12/18/23