Harper in the News

Career specialists offer tips to young job seekers

Instructor Bill Hobbs contributed this collection of job tips for the My Suburban Life web site.

Harper prof squeezes century of local mob hits into book

This Daily Herald article profiles professor Wayne Johnson and his book "A History of Violence."

April 15, 2014

Harper College to hold nursing symposium for alumni, students

This article from the Daily Herald promotes Harper's 2014 nursing symposium.

April 14, 2014

Authority on Chicago mob murders to speak

A Daily Herald article focuses on Harper professor Dr. Wayne Johnson's book on the history of mob murders in Chicago.

April 9, 2014

Harper hosts impaired driving program

This video piece from the Daily Herald covers the National Save a Life Tour's stop at Harper to raise awareness of high-risk driving behavior.

April 3, 2014

Giving college a welcoming front door

This is a column for written by Assistant Provost Maria Moten for The Chronicle Higher of Education.

April 3, 2014

Champion Harper speech team hosts Night Before Nationals

Harper's award-winning speech team is the focus of this article from the Daily Herald.

April 2, 2014

Longtime Palatine artist was first full-time Harper faculty member

This Daily Herald article pays tribute to the late John Knudsen, former art teacher at Harper College.

March 26, 2014

GED students debate raising minimum wage

An article from the Tribune reports on a visit from State rep Elaine Nekritz to the Palatine Opportunity Center to speak with students about raising the minimum wage.

March 19, 2014

Cannings donate $1 million to Harper College

The Daily Herald published this article about a million dollar donation to Harper from the Canning family of Inverness, the first six-figure donation in the College's history.

March 13, 2014

GED students debate raising minimum wage

A Tribune article speaks with students from Harper's GED program and the Palatine Opportunity Center about raising the minimum wage.

March 11, 2014

Harper partners with One Million Degrees

A Tribune article focuses on Harper's partnership with the Chicago-based non-profit organization One Million Degrees.

March 10, 2014

Beatlemania takes over Harper College class

This post from TribLocal is about a celebration of The Beatles' 50th anniversary during a Harper class on The Beatles co-taught by Greg Herriges and Tony Romano.

March 06, 2014

District 211 students attend Harper College's Black Teen Symposium

An article from TribLocal covering the annual Black Teen Symposium held at Harper.

March 04, 2014

Three Hawks earn All-American honors

This TribLocal post reports on three Harper College wrestlers who earned All-American honors at the 2014 NJAA Wrestling National Championship.

March 03, 2014

Penny Pritzker to keynote Harper College graduation 

This article from Crain's Business spotlights the guest speaker at Harper's graduation and commencement ceremony.

March 03, 2014

Harper College touts digital manufacturing hub coming to Chicago

Administrators from Harper College comment on the announcement of a new digital manufacturing hub in this news story.

March 03, 2014

Certified massage therapists practice ancient healing art, gaining more respect

A Chicago Tribune article about about the growing popularity of physical therapy focuses on the massage therapy program at Harper and features comments from Susan Landers, Health and Human Services Coordinator of the Continuing Education program.

Feb. 28, 2014

Harper College trustees approve tuition increase

This article from the Daily Herald discusses the tuition increase approved in February 2014.

Feb 27, 2014

Harper fire science professor honored

Harper Fire Science Professor Sam Giordano is profiled in this article from the Daily Herald.

Feb 19, 2014

Buffalo Grove manufacturer takes advantage of federal training program

The advanced manufacturing program and Dr. Ender's appointment to the steering committee are covered in this article from the Buffalo Grove Countryside.

Jan 21, 2014

Harper College pairs up with Comfort Dogs to train handlers

Harper's new dog handling certificate is at the center of this article from the Daily Herald.

Jan 16, 2014

At White House summit, a time to share ideas and commit

Harper College is featured prominently in this article about a January 2014 White House summit for Community Colleges published in Community College Daily.

Jan 24, 2014