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Ethics Bowl team makes history

Harper College's Ethics Bowl team has made history, winning the Two-Year College Championship for the second time and becoming the first team from a two-year institution ever to advance to the quarterfinals in the larger Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Championship.

March 2, 2015
World-renowned guitarist Lily Afshar to perform

Award-winning classical guitarist Lily Afshar will visit campus March 5 to lead a master class and perform at the Drama Lab Theatre (Black Box).

March 2, 2015
Eighth-graders to tour campus for Career and Technical Education Month

More than 30 Rolling Meadows eighth-graders will get an in-depth look at college life - including tips from students and tours of facilities - as part of a Harper College initiative aimed at turning on local elementary and middle-school children to the prospect of higher education.

February 24, 2015
Sound Opinions co-hosts to lead rock and roll boot camp

The co-hosts of Sound Opinions, the nation's most popular radio rock and roll talk show, will lead a cutting edge, half-day boot camp at Harper College on Feb. 28.

February 24, 2015
Disaster response training students to put know-how to the test

Harper College's first cohort of CERT (Community Emergency Response Training) team students will put their new know-how to the test with a series of mock disaster scenarios.

February 20, 2015
Free movie screening to kick off One Book, One Harper spring events

One Book, One Harper's spring events will kick off Monday with a film screening of "The Tuskegee Airmen," a story that focuses on the exploits of the groundbreaking unit of African-American combat pilots who served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.

February 20, 2015
Trustees go to Washington to advocate for community colleges

Board Trustee Bill Kelley and Student Trustee Marisa Andreuccetti recently attended the 2015 Community College National Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C.

February 18, 2015
Motorcycle Safety Training registration open

Despite the snow and chilly temps, it won't be too long before the convertible tops come down and motorcyclists are out in droves. That means registration is now open for Harper College's popular - and free - Motorcycle Safety Training program.

February 16, 2015
Hundreds to attend upcoming Transfer Fair

Surveys show about 60 percent of new students at Harper College intend to transfer. Helping students to get there is the College's upcoming Transfer Fair, which will boast representatives from nearly 70 four-year colleges and universities from across the nation.

February 11, 2015
Considering a return to college?

Whether it's the first time stepping foot onto a college campus or a return to college after an extended absence, prospective adult learners have questions and concerts that differ from traditional students. With that in mind, Harper will hold an adult information session Feb. 17.

February 11, 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