Foundation News and Stories

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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.

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"I am determined to cultivate my own ethical and sustainable channel of production, focusing on the betterment of women of color.” - Oyikansola "Sol" Akinola


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.

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.

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