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

Nurse Hanan Aquil wearing personal protective equipment

As you’d imagine, a shift working with coronavirus patients is completely different than a traditional workday, alumni of Harper College’s nursing program say. “It’s really night and day in terms of how we’re caring for patients,” said Hanan Aquil, a 2016 graduate working at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington. Read More

Rebeca Torres

Harper alumna Reveca Torres and Chicago artists Miriam Pare and Tara Ahern have created the exhibit, “Tres Fridas Project: Reimagining Art Through the Disability Lens.” Read More

Anne Harrigan

For attorney Anne Harrigan, A.A.S. ’96 and A.A. ’97, Harper served as the launching pad to a successful career in public service law. Read More

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

aj_collier

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

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Harper College has implemented safety measures that impact fall semester coursework, events and travel. Read More