Alumni Spotlight

Our alumni have some pretty amazing stories to tell. Harper alumni have overcome significant obstacles, worked hard on their journey toward success and are making great contributions in both career and community. If you have an idea for an Alumni Spotlight story, contact alumni@harpercollege.edu.

Read their stories

hector martinez

For Harper College alum Dr. Hector Martinez, his educational trajectory was driven in part by the dreams of his parents – first-generation immigrants from Mexico who wanted more for their children. Read More

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A.J. Collier, AA ’91 and AS ’92, feels lucky because fun and games are not only a daily occurrence but a mandatory part of the job. Read More

Front-facing photo of Harper College fashion program alumna Kim Scanlan

For Harper College fashion program alumna Kim Scanlan, the road to fashion designer began when her Girl Scout troop visited Harper’s fashion department. Read More

Harper Cross Country Team

After running cross country as a student at Harper College in 1969, Coach Jim Macnider never imagined he’d return to coach the very team and sport he credits with giving him the determination to stay in college and finish his education. Read More

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Celebrating Harper's donors and the students' dreams they help realize. Read More