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Community Innovation Fund Grant Recipients 2024

Harper's Educational Foundation awards $40,000 to local nonprofits

July 16, 2024

The Harper College Educational Foundation has awarded $190,000 to area organizations during the first three years of the Community Innovation Fund Grant Program. Read More

Harper Hawk Schaumburg Boomers Back to School

Harper to co-host Back to School Night with Schaumburg Boomers on August 3

July 09, 2024

Join students, faculty, staff and alumni for an evening of baseball, giveaways and fireworks at the ballpark. Read More

CPE students explore renewable energy using a solar demo unit at the Learning and Career Center in Prospect Heights

Harper continues to expand green economy programs

June 18, 2024

Students can enroll in both credit and non-credit courses involving environmental sustainability, solar energy and more. Read More

Juneteenth Block Party

Harper to co-host Juneteenth Block Party Celebration

June 06, 2024

Co-presented by iCU Community and the Township of Schaumburg, the annual event will feature music, activities, food trucks and more, 2-6 p.m. June 22 at Harper College. Read More

LyftPass Program Karissa Olsen

'Lyfting' student success: Ride-sharing at Harper puts academics in the fast lane

May 07, 2024

Harper’s Lyft Pass Program, which offers discounted rides, is one way the college is making sure that students have easy access to campus. Read More

Bill Kelley Avis Proctor

Community colleges have power to strengthen nation at this critical moment

May 01, 2024

There are three key issues where we can have major community impact for our students and their families: workforce Pell, community college baccalaureate degrees and emerging technologies. Read More


STEAM Fair: Pathways to the Future of Work coming to Harper

April 15, 2024

Harper will host the free, family-friendly event on April 27, in partnership with the Barrington Council for the Gifted and Talented. Read More

Dr. Proctor

Our nation must advance industries of the future or risk losing the race for the 21st century

April 01, 2024

In recognition of Community College Month, Dr. Avis Proctor discusses how Harper is helping prepare the future workforce to meet "a modern-day Sputnik moment" in global competitiveness, innovation and national security. Read More

Eclipse @ Harper

Harper to celebrate solar eclipse on April 8

March 08, 2024

The free Eclipse @ Harper event will welcome families to campus to witness the solar eclipse, participate in activities and talk with college faculty about this rare event. Read More

Ten Shared Principles Dialogue

Harper hosts Ten Shared Principles dialogue about policing

March 04, 2024

In partnership with the NAACP and the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police, the Harper College Police Department and Office of DEI recently fostered an open discussion among students and employees. Read More

Last Updated: 3/14/24