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Harper College students work on their fashion show pieces

The Harper College Student Fashion Show returns to an in-person format on May 20.

Students work in the Harper College Makerspace

Harper College’s new Makerspace and Entrepreneur Center aims to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs, inventors and engineers to pursue their creative passions and bring their ideas to life by building a vibrant and engaging platform of tools, community, programming and mentoring.

HOPE Giving Circle scholarship recipients Ariana Herrera, Sol Akinola, Alex Aleksandrov and Aleska Schwartz

The Harper College Educational Foundation's HOPE Giving Circle at a reception last week awarded $10,000 scholarships to four deserving students, bringing the total amount awarded to $100,000 for 10 young women since the group’s inception.

Teagan Schirmbeck

Fashion studies student and Gilman Scholarship recipient Teagan Schirmbeck will hone her skills at one of the United Kingdom’s finest institutions for her field. In the spring, she'll head to Galashiels, Scotland, to study abroad at Heriot-Watt University’s School of Textiles and Design, considered an international center of education, innovation and research in the industry.


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Last Updated: 4/14/23