Meet the Admissions Team

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Robert Parzy
Interim Associate Provost of Enrollment Services/Director


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Alejandro Mendoza
Operations Manager
Additional Language: Spanish
Fun Fact: I am an Elk Grove High School and Harper College Alum. At Harper College I was a part of Latinos Unidos and Phi Theta Kappa Honor SocietyI completed the Associate of Arts and Associate in Science degrees at Harper and transferred to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


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Imazul Garcia
Admissions Specialist
Contact for District 220 High School - Barrington, In-District (Private) and Out-of-District High Schools
Additional Language: Spanish
Fun Fact: I attended Elgin Community College and completed the Associate in Arts degree. I transferred to Columbia College of Missouri through a partnership program.


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Jalen Little
Admissions Specialist
Contact for District 214 High Schools – Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove, Hersey, Prospect, Rolling Meadows, Wheeling and Vanguard
Fun Fact: I am a Schaumburg High School and Harper College Alum. I transferred from Harper to Southern Illinois University – Carbondale.


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Sarah Kirk
Admissions Specialist
Contact for District 211 High Schools – Conant, Fremd, Hoffman Estates, Palatine and Schaumburg
Fun Fact: I am a Schaumburg High School and Harper College Alum. I completed the Associate in Arts degree at Harper. With the support and guidance from my Academic Advisor at Harper, I was able to seamlessly transfer to Illinois State University.


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Antoaneta “Toni Topalova
Admissions Specialist
Contact for Health Science (Age 19+)
Additional Language: Bulgarian
Fun Fact:  I attended DePaul University for my undergraduate degree and Loyola University Chicago for my graduate degree.


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Mark McPherrin
Senior Admissions Specialist
Contact for Art, Design & Performing Arts; Business, Entrepreneurship & Information Technology; Manufacturing & Construction; and Public Service (Age 19+)
Contact for Apprenticeship, Fast Track and Military Students
Fun Fact: I completed my undergraduate and master’s degrees in history from U.I.C. The favorite part of my job is talking with students and learning about their experiences, plans and challenges, and helping them on their personal journey.


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Reshma Valiyapurayil
Admissions Specialist
Contact for Education; Engineering, Math & Computer Science; Liberal Arts, Language & Communication; Physical & Life Science; and Social Science (Age 19+)
Contact for English as a Second Language (ESL), International and Students at Large
Additional Language: Hindi
Fun Fact: An accomplishment I’m particularly proud of is completing my bachelor’s degree as an adult student. I earned my undergraduate degree from Northeastern Illinois University and I am currently pursuing my master’s degree. My favorite role as an Admissions Specialist is to reassure our adult students that ‘it’s never too late to start your educational journey’.  


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Aline Leipprandt
Additional Language: Portuguese
Fun Fact: I started my academic journey at Harper College as an international student in the English Second Language (ESL) program. I completed the Associate of Arts degree and I am now pursuing my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Northern Illinois University, through the University Center partnership with Harper College. My positive experience at Harper has been helping me to achieve my educational goals in the United States.


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Contact Us

Admissions Outreach
Building C, Room C103
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Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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Tuesday & Wednesday: 1 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
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