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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

Carol Lange Andrea Perez Chavez Thom Lange

Harper student finds 'family' in scholarship donors

May 14, 2024

Andrea Perez Chavez invited donors Thom and Carol Lange to be her guests at Harper College’s Commencement ceremony. Her mom is coming from Honduras. Everyone is excited to celebrate her milestone. Read More

Women's Track and Field Champs

Harper's Women's Track and Field Team wins back-to-back championships

May 13, 2024

The women’s team took home first-place honors at the 2024 NJCAA Division III Track and Field Championships in Utica, New York. Read More

LyftPass Program Karissa Olsen

'Lyfting' student success: Ride-sharing at Harper puts academics in the fast lane

May 07, 2024

Harper’s Lyft Pass Program, which offers discounted rides, is one way the college is making sure that students have easy access to campus. Read More

Aspen Prize Semifinalist 2025

Harper once again a semifinalist for Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence

May 07, 2024

Harper College is one of 20 institutions vying for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s most prestigious recognition for community colleges. Read More

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Community colleges have power to strengthen nation at this critical moment

May 01, 2024

There are three key issues where we can have major community impact for our students and their families: workforce Pell, community college baccalaureate degrees and emerging technologies. Read More

Student Juried Art Exhibition 2024

Harper highlights student artwork during 2024 Student Juried Art Exhibition

April 23, 2024

Pieces created by Harper College students, and curated by professional artist Angela Piehl, are on display in the college’s Art Exhibition Space through May 9. Read More

Drone Exploration and Safety Day

Harper to host Drone Experience and Safety Day

April 19, 2024

Free community event will include drone demonstrations, displays and “power talks” on April 27. Read More

Samyuktha Vijayan

Harper welcomes acclaimed filmmaker Samyuktha Vijayan to campus

April 19, 2024

The writer, director and star of “Blue Sunshine” will discuss her film after screenings on May 8, part of Harper’s South Asian Film Series. Read More

Speech and Debate Team Champions 2024

Harper's Speech and Debate Team wins back-to-back championships

April 17, 2024

The team, which took home the overall gold medal at the recent Phi Rho Pi National Tournament, will host a championship celebration on April 23. Read More

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Last Updated: 12/18/23