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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.

University Center lobby

DePaul University will launch its Master of Science in Management degree to the University Center at Harper College beginning in January.

Left to right, ICCTA Secretary Maureen Dunne, Harper College student David Santafe-Zambrano and Harper Trustee Bill Kelley

Harper College student David Santafe-Zambrano has won the 2020 Gigi Campbell Student Trustee Excellence Award, an Illinois Community College Trustees Association honor that considers a variety of criteria including the trustee’s efforts to communicate with students, participation in meetings and consideration of students’ best interests.


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