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Harper College is offering a free, online COVID-19 Contact Tracing course to help meet the anticipated need for contact tracers in the state of Illinois. The 10-hour class starts July 13.

Dr. Avis Proctor

Harper College applauds the U.S. Supreme Court's decision continuing DACA.

Nurse Hanan Aquil wearing personal protective equipment

As you’d imagine, a shift working with coronavirus patients is completely different than a traditional workday, alumni of Harper College’s nursing program say. “It’s really night and day in terms of how we’re caring for patients,” said Hanan Aquil, a 2016 graduate working at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington.

Bust of William Rainey Harper by Building D on Harper College campus

A message from Dr. Avis Proctor on appreciating diverse perspectives and cultures and Harper College's commitment to respecting and honoring the humanity of all people.

Harper College graduate Rochelle Washington holds her decorated cap

Harper College celebrated its Class of 2019-2020 in a virtual commencement ceremony that lauded graduates for their resilience and underscored the importance of connectedness.


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