Harper Stories

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Over the years, you helped me delve into subjects I loved, like geology and noir fiction. I found new subjects that ignited my curiosity, like astronomy. I also found subjects that, shall we say, I will not pursue further.

Paralegal Janet Tan

After two decades of teaching, Janet Tan wanted a change. She found her experience and interests were a fit with the Paralegal Studies program. But she had a perception that she might be too old to return to college.

Desiree Peerman at her new job

Desiree Peerman was one semester into her college education at Harper College when the pandemic hit and rocked her world.

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