Harper College Distinguished Alumni Awards 2021

The Distinguished Alumni Awards program at Harper College recognizes Harper College Alumni who have distinguished themselves in their careers and in their service to the community. The program launched in 2008 and to date, a total of 72 individuals have received the Distinguished Alumni Award. In 2019, a new award, the Outstanding Recent Alumni Award, was added to honor an alumna/alumnus who is less than 10 years out from Harper College but making great contributions in both career and community.

Save the Date
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Specific details to come

2021 Sponsors

Learn more about sponsorship opportunities for the Distinguished Alumni Awards!
Or contact alumni@harpercollege.edu for questions or additional information on 2021 Distinguished Alumni event sponsorship opportunities!

Learn more about previous Harper College Distinguished Alumni honorees by visiting the Distinguished Alumni digital display on Harper’s campus on the main level in Building A or click here. 


Past Distinguished Alumni Honorees


Distinguished Alumni on Advice to Future Alumni

Distinguished Alumni 2020 PhotoEach year Harper College recognizes the achievements of highly accomplished alumni at its Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony. This year’s honorees range from a decorated firefighter, to a compassionate hospice nurse, to a self-starting veteran. When asked what advice they have for future Harper alumni, they were quick to offer their wisdom. Here’s what they had to say.




Invest in a Strong Future: Support the Distinguished Alumni Scholarship Fund. Questions?
Contact us at 847.925.6701 or alumni@harpercollege.edu.