Eight recipients will be honored at the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards, an annual event saluting former students for outstanding career and community achievements.
Harper College offers a Financial Boot Camp geared specifically toward local small businesses. The unique program features a series of two-hour workshops focused on all aspects of small business financial management.
Coming on the heels of the "blood moon" lunar eclipse that graced the pre-dawn sky earlier this month, another celestial event will take place during daylight hours on Oct. 23.
Homemade salamis, gourmet sausages, charcuterie plates. Harper is hopping on the culinary bandwagon with "Sausages, Pates and Cured Meats," a new hands-on class that will explore the basic production of prepared meats such as bacon, sausage and terrines.
Harper is holding a series of information sessions and workshops to help prospective adult learners find their way.
Three innovative cartoonists with Chicago connections and visionary tendencies will highlight Harper College's latest art exhibit, "Like Comics Without Panels."
Harper College will serve as one the host sites for the ninth annual Latino Music Festival, a celebration of music from Latin America, Portugal and Spain ranging from the colonial period to the 21st century.
High school juniors and seniors - along with their parents - are invited to attend Harper's Open House from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9.
A community education event Wednesday, Oct. 7, marking Domestic Violence Awareness Month will explore why victims stay in abusive relationships.
During World War II, few in Oak Ridge, Tenn., knew they had been working on the Manhattan Project, the top-secret research and development program that produced the first atomic bombs. "The Girls of Atomic City" author Denise Kiernan, who draws on the voices of those women, will visit Harper on Tuesday, Oct. 7.
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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