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Students walking at Harper College

Harper College will serve as a COVID-19 mobile testing site on Monday, December 7, as part of the Illinois Department of Public Health’s efforts to sponsor community test sites throughout the state.

William Rainey Harper bust outside Building D

Recognizing the financial hardships that many are facing in the wake of the pandemic, Harper College is providing some of the most generous tuition relief programs in its history.

Some members of Harper's Speech and Debate Team practice

Harper College's Speech and Debate Team has made the successful pivot to online competitions, finishing as the overall silver medalist at all three contests.

Dr. Avis Proctor

Harper College President Dr. Avis Proctor joined fellow community college presidents in a virtual discussion on the impact of the pandemic and the role community colleges will play in the post-pandemic recovery. The panel was part of the Dallas Herring lecture, a national forum highlighting top issues facing community colleges.

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The new Harper Talks podcast invites Harper College alumni for a conversation and to share their stories, experiences and life journeys.


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