Harper College's Small Business Development Center in Schaumburg is one of eight in the country - and the only one in Illinois - chosen for a new federal program aimed at building relationships and increasing trade with Central and South American businesses.
Research shows students who declare a major are more likely to graduate and incur less debt. That's the idea behind Harper College's first Majors in Minutes, a speed dating-style event on Tuesday for the undecided student.
The Engineering Pathways program, which guarantees admission to the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois, program is holding a series of information sessions beginning Saturday, Sept. 27.
To better serve the changing student body, Harper recently launched the Faculty Fellows Program and welcomed its inaugural cohort. The initiative aims to have a workforce that more closely resembles the racial and ethnic makeup of the community.
"The Greatest Generation" will serve as the fourth installment of One Book, One Harper, an annual initiative that encourages the community to read the same book and take part in a variety of related academic, cultural and social activities. A big band concert will kick off this year's events.
An adjunct faculty member at Harper College has been tapped as one of "15 Noteworthy Art Professors in Chicago" by the Art Career Project.
Harper's Small Business Development Center will hold a free seminar to show businesses how to run an effective Facebook marketing campaign.
Harper College will mark this year's Banned Books Week with a series of lectures that highlight the value of free and open access to information.
Between a full class load, the cross country and track teams, volunteering and a leadership role in student government, Marisa Andreuccetti has become pretty adept at time management. So, despite her already full schedule, she didn't hesitate to step in as Harper College's new Student Trustee.
With former Cirque du Soleil electric violinist and Harper College faculty member Edgar Gabriel at the helm, StringFusion is a dynamic ensemble. The group will perform at Harper on Friday night.
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.
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