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Harper College Dean Rebecca Lake receives the ICCCA Innovation Award from ICCCA President-elect Michael Boyd

Harper College’s partnership with Zurich North America offering registered apprenticeships has been awarded a 2018 Illinois Council of Community College Administrators Innovation Award.

Dr. Kenneth Ender

Dr. Kenneth Ender, President of Harper College, will serve on Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker’s Educational Success Committee to help advise and guide the incoming administration.

Jody Paine with scholarship recipients Sherry Baluch and Ana Sandoval

Olive “Polly” Paine was a visionary during her time, a highly educated woman – she earned a PhD from Yale in 1930 – who devoted her life to developing innovative early education programs. Her memory will continue to live on through Polly’s Kids Scholarship, providing single parents an opportunity to send a child to Harper College’s Early Childhood Laboratory while they pursue their studies at Harper.

Photo of Building D and the William Rainey Harper bust

The members of District 512 have endorsed the important work Harper College does, voting overwhelmingly in favor of a referendum question to support the college’s campus master plan.

Group photo of Harper College's 2018 Distinguished Alumni honorees and President Ken Ender

Harper College recently held its 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards, an annual honor saluting former students for outstanding career and community achievements. Since the awards were first handed out in 2008, 63 recipients representing a variety of educational journeys and professional paths have been honored.


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