Harper in the News
This article about Harper's art exhibit shares details about the nearly two dozen pieces of artwork created by Harper students.
An information session for students interested in Harper's Advanced Manufacturing Program is promoted in this article. The story was also printed in the Daily Herald here.
The College's hands-on College and Career Expo, attended by hundreds of elementary and middle school students, is featured in this article by TribLocal. The Daily Herald also covered this story here.
This reprint article from Reflejos shares details about Harper's skilled workers summit.
The Track and Field Teams' consistent wins are lauded in this Sports section article about Harper competing in the NJCAA Nationals tournament.
The Daily Herald Neighbor section shares a story on a Harper College 1970s punk rock class who received a visit from musician-turned-author Richard Hell.
The Harper College Theatre Club's performance of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" for local day care students is recapped in this article.
The AACC spotlights Harper College in their weekly profile and showcases the College's enrollment and history facts and figures.
The online literary magazine, Serving House Journal, interviews Harper College professor Greg Herriges in this post.
The future demand for middle skills workers is featured in this article about a Harper College summit addressing the shortage of specialized laborers.
The athletic scholarship awarded to Connor Miklasz - one of Harper's standout basketball players - is depicted in this Daily Herald sports section story.
This TribLocal previews the activities and break-out sessions for the first-time 2013 Inspire U event.
Harper College shares their call for notable and accomplished alumni for the 2013 Distinguished Alumni cohort n this article.
The fourth-place win by Harper College's Speech Team at the national tournament is highlighted in this article.
Harper's Theatre Club's recent performance at the Harper College Child Learning Center is detailed in this article.
The pension form, hosted by The Daily Herald and Reboot Illinois and held at Harper College, is recapped in this article.
Harper's first-ever Inspire U event for adults is highlighted in this news story.
Inside Higher Education announces Harper's commencement speaker in this article.
The community disaster drill that helped train Harper College nursing students is detailed in this story.
Harper College's spring play, Italian American Reconciliation, is previewed in this article from a Sun-Times affiliate.
This TribLocal news brief shares details on Harper and Motorola Solution's national partnership award from the American Association of Community College. The Palatine Patch covered the story here.
This Daily Herald news brief shares details on Harper's national award from the American Association of Community College.
A furniture rehab business, launched by Harper College welding and sculpture students, is profiled by the Daily Herald Business Ledger.
This story from the Daily Herald Business Ledger details the skilled worker summit hosted by Harper College.
This cover story details the nationally viewed anti-dating violence video produced by Harper College's Theatre Club, coordinated by the Northwest Suburban Alliance on Domestic Violence.
Harper College's Q & A event with Walking Dead actress Lauren Cohan is previewed in this post by the national horror blog, Rue Morgue.
Harper manufacturing student Katherine Maitha is profiled in a video part of this Crain's story on the decline of women in the manufacturing field.
This blog post from Get Employed, on ChicagoNow, reviews Harper''s event for adults, Inspire U.
Dr. Ender, Harper College President, is quoted in this article on the challenges facing community college presidents.
This Community College Times article recaps the outcomes of the job skills summit Harper College hosted in early April 2013.
This Palatine Patch.com blog post aggregates Harper College's most recent news stories.
This Daily Herald spread on Assistant Professor and Theatre Director Kevin Long is part of the paper's "Moving Picture" series on inspiring locals. A photo slideshow of Long interacting with students, set to an audio recording of his interview, can be viewed here.
Harper College's fashion boutique Studio V is chronicled, along with a local artist's work, in the April edition of Insight Arlington Heights.
The Daily Herald sports section covers Harper's powerhouse track and field teams on their road to the national championships,
Harper's screening of the award-winning documentary "Mulberry Child" is featured in this Daily Herald news brief. TribLocal also posted an article about this event here.
The Harper College Library's annual Edible Books contest is previewed in this article. TribLocal also covered this story here.
This Daily Herald posting details the comedic and romantic performances of Harper College's spring play, "Italian American Reconciliation." TribLocal also picked up this story here.
This TribLocal post covers a visit from bestselling McHenry author David Finch, sponsored by the Harper College Student Activities and ADS departments, as part of Autism Awareness Month. A Daily Herald news brief about the event is also available here.
The Daily Herald preview Harper's Speech and Debate Team in this article addressing the team's upcoming national championship competition.
Harper's Small Works art exhibit is featured in this article.
This Daily Herald piece shares the agenda for the College's panel event about women's issues.
This TribLocal story features Harper's ESL and International students sharing their culture and traditions with local elementary school students. The story was also published in the Daily Herald here.
Harper College President Dr. Ken Ender's discussion with student leaders is chronicled in this blog post from Patch.com.
The TribLocal covers Harper College President Dr. Ender's leadership discussion with student leaders in this article. The Daily Herald also covered this story here.
Harper's nationals-bound Ethics Bowl team are featured in this article from TribLocal.
The legacy of Bill Wimmer, an adjunct art instructor who passed away this winter, is is chronicled in this TribLocal article.
T.C. Boyle's book reading on Harper College - sponsored by the College's Student Activities department - is featured in this article.
This University Business piece on Harper College's partnership with Starfish Retention Solution focuses on its role in Harper's student success initiatives.
This Daily Herald front-page piece on effective campaign yard signs quotes Harper Marketing Director Mike Barzacchini as an expert.
Harper College is mentioned in this Daily Herald Business story about statewide adjunct faculty concerns about cut hours.
The Palatine Journal & Topics previews the Harper Ensemble Theatre's production of "Parade" in this article about the history and poignancy of the musical.
This letter to the editor, published by the Daily Herald and written by a UNLV professor, lauds Harper College's partnership with high schools.
Harper College English Professor Greg Herriges' new record deal is chronicled in this Deerfield Review article.
This Chicago Sun-Times spread features English Professor Greg Herriges and the record deal he landed with his band from decades ago.
The Barrington Courier-Review feature Harper College's NASA-bound rocket-building student team in this story.
This Buffalo Grove Countryside article addresses several Harper news items, including the College's observatory event, a Continuing Education class on mobile app development and career tips from Nancy Wajler.
Harper's "Not the End of the World" observatory event is included in this Daily Herald round-up piece on Winter Solstice events.
The Daily Herald covers the nationals-bound Ethics Bowl team in this story.
This Palatine Patch article showcases Dean of Workforce and Economic Development Nancy Wajler as an expert in the area of job searching and hiring and features five of her tips for jumpstarting a career in 2013.
This Daily Herald article shares the launch of Harper College's new electric vehicle charging stations.
The four members of Harper College's nationals-bound Ethics Bowl team are profiled in this Palatine Patch post.
This article from the Daily Herald Neighbor section on the Palatine Opportunity Center, a Harper extension sites, showcases the abundance of volunteer opportunities locals are able to engage in.
A Harper College Observatory event, inviting locals to glimpse sunspots and solar prominences, is detailed in this story.
The Palatine Journal shares Harper College campus construction updates, including the possibility for a new two or three-story parking garage, in this article.
This post from a Chicagoland fashion blog highlights the launch of Harper's Studio V in Building V, a student-run boutique.
This Daily Herald Sports section article names Harper College women's volleyball and soccer players to the NJCAA Division III All-American teams.
A blog post from the Palatine Patch cover Harper's nationals-bound Ethics Bowl team, a squad that beat out competitors from nearly a dozen Midwestern four-year colleges and universities, including the University of Michigan and the Illinois Institute of Technology.
This story details the donation efforts by Harper College to collect pet food and children's books for "Santa Claus for Paws" and the 19th Annual Children's Book Drive.
This Daily Herald Business Ledger Q&A with Tom Cassell, new head of Harper's Small Business Development Center, answers questions about his journey from guitar salesman to entreprenuer coach and also addresses the benefits to SBDC while predicting small business trends for 2013.
This follow-up story on Harper's Distinguished Alumni Reception recaps the event and re-introduces the six 2012 honorees.
The men's basketball team's non-conference home win against College of Lake County is depicted in this Daily Herald Sports section story.
A longtime Harper employee and retiree is honored in this obituary.
Event details for Harper's annual high school art show are shared in this Daily Herald news brief.
This Daily Herald news brief on a District 214 College Night features Recruiting Manager Tamara McClain.
Harper's "It Can Wait" no-texting-and-driving event, hosted with AT&T, is summarized in this Palatine Patch story.
This Palatine Patch.com blog post from Harper's Media Relations team showcases photos and testimonials from Harper scholarship recipients who penned thank-you notes to donors for Thanksgiving.
This Daily Herald article on Harper's newest class of medical professionals features a story about a Harper Nursing student who gave his Chicago Marathon medal to a mentor from one of his clinical rotations.
The Journal & Topics Newspaper previews Harper's fall play, "Picasso at the Lapin Agile."
The Daily Herald Sports section shares thoughts from Troy Cunningham, Harper student, on his new title as Men's Cross Country individual national champion.
This Daily Herald article on Harper College's no-texting-and-driving event, part of AT&T's "It Can Wait" campaign was shared by the Associate Press, the Chicago Tribune and the San Francisco Chronicle.
Harper College's Advanced Manufacturing program is highlighted in this article on Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) initiatives administered by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration.
Shannon Kraft, a Harper College Fashion Merchandising student, shares details regarding the launch of Studio V boutique in this Q&A with the Barrington Courier-Review.
Harper's Men's Cross-Country team is lauded in this Daily Herald Sports section story on their win in the national championship.
This Palatine Patch.com blog, maintained by Harper's News Bureau, recaps the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Reception, where six accomplished alumni were honored.
This Palatine Path.com blog post shares the rocket-building experiments by Harper engineering students. The blog post was sent to subscribers as part of the news outlet's morning e-newsletter.
The agenda for the 11th annual Latino Summit - an event gathering more than 400 local Latino teenergers - is explained in this Palatine Journal & Topics piece.
The Daily Herald covers the prestigious NASA rocket-building project Harper College engineering students were chosen to work on. Harper is one of only six two-year schools represented nationally in the project; other colleges and universities chosen include Northwestern and MIT.
The quarterly Quintessential Barrington magazine feature a spread on Harper College's 100 Influential Women Breakfast, a September fundraiser.
This Daily Herald Sports section article focuses on Harper's women's soccer team and their tournament on the national level.
The Barrington Courier-Review showcases a Q & A article with Barrington resident and 2012 Distinguished Alumna Angie LeMay.
The "Trend" report from the Lifestyles section of the Morton Grove Champion recaps the President's Ball Fundraiser. This is just one of several Sun-Times Media Group weeklies that ran this story. Photos from the full gallery can be found online here: here.
This Palatine Patch.com blog post contains a Q&A with the director of Harper's fall play "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," which was written by comedian Steve Martin.
The rise in teens killed in texting-related car crashes prompted this article about an AT&T-sponosored anti-texting-and-driving event the College is hosting.
The Harper Wrestling team's first match of the season is previewed in this Daily Herald Sport section story.
This Palatine Journal story shares the plans of two Harper Trustees' to run for reelection in the April election.
This Daily Herald spread on Harper's fall play, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, includes a Q & A with the play's director.
Local players on Harper's men's basketball team are highlighted in this Daily Herald Sports section piece.
This Palatine Patch blog post recaps the efforts of Harper College's Latinos Unidos club to observe traditions of the holiday Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, as part of International Education Week.
This post from the Daily Herald previews a culinary event, with Harper and ECC students competing in a cupcake baking challenge.