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Harper College has begun disbursing $7.5 million in federal funds under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act to help students stay on track.

April 28, 2021

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Check out these great resources, support offices, and tools to help you get through finals week. You got this!

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Harper College now offers on-campus COVID-19 testing free to anyone in the community.

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Dr. Shanté Holley, professor of English at Harper College, on Sherlock Holmes, vegan doughnuts and what she's hopeful for.

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A message from Dr. Avis Proctor, president of Harper College, on the Chauvin verdict

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Max Mauschbaugh, a 19-year-old sophomore at UIUC, took advantage of the remote learning environment to take his physics class at Harper this spring.

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Read a statement from Harper College Police Chief John Lawson in response to the recent police shooting in suburban Minneapolis.

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The mission of community colleges is not only to address current problems, but to be adaptable, resilient and ready for tomorrow’s challenges and opportunities, writes Harper College President Dr. Avis Proctor, whose op-ed appears in Community College Daily.

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Harper College students, alumni and members of the community are invited to participate in a statewide virtual career fair on Friday, April 9.

Kathy Coy

Dr. Kathy Coy, director of institutional research, was a few months shy of her 30th birthday when she took her first college course. She enrolled at the College of DuPage because she had made a promise to herself to go to college before she turned 30. “If I make a promise, I will move heaven and earth to do it,” said Kathy, “even if it is a promise to myself.”

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Rob “Wobby Wob” Holysz, Harper alum and producer of the podcast Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard, on his time at Harper, the empathy of younger generations and the best advice he ever received.

Dr. Bernard Lafayette

Freedom Rider Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr., and others, will discuss the 60th anniversary of the demonstrations and Harper’s upcoming production of the Jiréh Breon Holder play “Too Heavy for Your Pocket” during a dialogue on March 28.

Dr. Avis Proctor

Read a statement by Dr. Avis Proctor, president of Harper College, on escalating attacks on our Asian American Pacific Islander community.

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Gain confidence in police encounters, learn how to protect your civil liberties, and understand your health care rights at a free Know Your Rights seminar on March 27.

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Several Northwest suburban communities are teaming up to help address a nationwide trend: the growing shortage of police officers. Together with Harper College, they’ll offer a Police Officer Training Workshop on March 13 that aims to find new and more diverse candidates, provide clarity into the hiring process and increase awareness for the many career opportunities in law enforcement.

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Did you miss out on our inaugural B.Y.O.B? That's okay! We have compiled a list of all readings, listenings, and watchings that were discussed and are well loved by persons all over campus. Most of these are available for checkout through our curbside services. We hope to see you for our next installment of B.Y.O.B on Friday March 19th at noon with special guest Michele Smith.

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Dr. Avis Proctor

Dr. Avis Proctor, president of Harper College, on what a perfect day looks like, the best advice she ever received, what she's hopeful for, and more.

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Harper College has maintained its Aaa rating from Moody’s Investor Services, a testament to the college’s long history of fiscal stewardship.

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Recognizing the pandemic’s significant financial impact, Harper College approved freezing tuition for a second year coupled with other measures aimed at keeping costs down for students.