Harper College

Recognition and Awards

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Harper College awarded INSIGHT Into Diversity 2023 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

October 12, 2023

This is the third time Harper has received the HEED Award, a national honor recognizing colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. Read More

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Harper honored for excellence in financial reporting

August 02, 2023

Government Finance Officers Association awarded Harper’s high standards for 13th consecutive year. Read More

ICCTA Award 2023 Equity and Diversity

Harper honored with ICCTA's Equity and Diversity Award

June 13, 2023

For the second time, the Illinois Community College Trustees Association awarded Harper College’s leadership on policies that enhance institutional diversity, equity and inclusion for underrepresented groups. Read More

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Harper College maintains top Aaa rating

March 01, 2023

Harper College has maintained its Aaa rating from Moody’s Investor Services, the bond credit rating company’s highest possible rating. Read More

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Achieving the Dream recertifies Harper as Leader College of Distinction

February 16, 2023

Harper College is among just three community colleges in the country to be named a Leader College of Distinction by Achieving the Dream (ATD), a national nonprofit dedicated to advancing community colleges as hubs of equity and mobility in their communities. Read More

Last Updated: 1/5/24