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Guillermo Quillo Speaking

Guillermo "Memo" Quillo was surprised by the resources available to him at Harper College, from learning cohorts to accessible professors to international study.

Stephanie Whalen AACC Award

AACC named Dr. Whalen, the chair of Harper College’s Academy for Teaching Excellence, a finalist for its 2022 Awards of Excellence because of her leadership to close equity gaps.

Shida Family Thumb

Kyoko Shida and her children are moved by Harper College employees’ passion for education and students’ dedication in the face of great financial need.

Maria Vargas Paralegal Studies

Maria Vargas received her law degree in Mexico. After becoming a U.S. citizen, she earned her paralegal certification at Harper College to work in immigration law.

Pepper Family Foundation Academic Support Center sign

A focal point of Harper College’s campus for students to study and gather will now be known as the Pepper Family Foundation Academic Support Center.


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Last Updated: 5/10/22