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Harper Dean Dr. Kenya Ayers named ACE Fellow

The American Council on Education (ACE) announced that Dr. Kenya F. Ayers, Dean for Academic Enrichment and Engagement at Harper College, has been named an ACE Fellow for academic year 2015-16.

March 26, 2015
NASA selects Harper student for scholars program

To Harper College student Hasan Fetahi, working for NASA one day would be the greatest achievement of his professional life - the pinnacle of a career devoted to science. The Hanover Park native will get a peek into that world next month as one of the students selected to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars project.

March 18, 2015
Panel, film screening: Finding a Woman's Place in World War II

Whether it meant manning the factory line, serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, taking part in espionage or getting creative in the kitchen due to rations, World War II was an interesting time for women. A trio of panelists will explore those roles during a lively discussion, "Finding a Woman's Place in World War II," on Tuesday.

March 16, 2015
Speech and Debate team wins state championship

Harper College's Speech and Debate team added another state title to its collection last weekend, placing first among all two-year schools at the Illinois Intercollegiate Forensics Association Tournament.

March 13, 2015
See mini masterpieces at 38th annual National Juried Exhibition

Small-scale artwork from artists across the nation is currently on display in Harper College's 38th annual National Juried Exhibition, a celebration of mini masterpieces.

March 13, 2015
Students to polish skills with etiquette dinner

How you conduct yourself at the table can impact business relationships and your credibility, according to career experts. With this in mind, 30 Harper College students interested in adding the skill set to their professional repertoire will take part in an upcoming etiquette dinner.

March 13, 2015
Harper to stage Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning "Clybourne Park"

The Harper Ensemble Theatre Company will bring the humorous and razor-sharp satire of Bruce Norris' "Clybourne Park" to life. Performances begin Friday, March 13.

March 9, 2015
InZone summer camp registration open

Registration is now open for Harper College's InZone summer enrichment and sports camp, which has been creating memorable summers for children ages 8 to 14 for more than a decade.

March 9, 2015
Manufacturer Summit aims to change perception of industry

Industry experts in education, economics, human resources and manufacturing will gather at the 2015 Manufacturer Summit on March 4 with the goal of transforming perceptions about manufacturing careers and continuing to build a pipeline of skilled workers with technical training.

March 3, 2015
Open House to draw hundreds of high school students

High school sophomores, juniors and seniors - along with their parents - are invited to an Open House to see why nearly 40 percent of recent area graduates turn to Harper College to begin their journey in higher education.

March 3, 2015

Harper College featured on WGN-TV.


PALATINE, IL – For the past five-plus years, landing that first job has been complicated by the economy, mountains of student load debt, unpaid internships, older workers not retiring and kids moving back home. WGN-TV’s Lourdes Duarte reports on the first job detours many 20-somethings and their families are taking, and how they’re adapting. Harper students Andrew Castro and Andrea Zito share their stories.

Press Contact: Kim Pohl, Media Relations Manager, 847.925.6159