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Eight new Distinguished Alumni to be inducted

Eight recipients will be honored at the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards, an annual event saluting former students for outstanding career and community achievements.

Oct 20, 2014
Financial Boot Camp for businesses

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.

Oct 20, 2014
View partial solar eclipse at Observatory

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.

Oct 15, 2014
Culinary class to explore sausage-making craze

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.

Oct 15, 2014
Adult learners invited to learn more

Harper is holding a series of information sessions and workshops to help prospective adult learners find their way.

Oct 14, 2014
Exhibit to feature comics artists

Three innovative cartoonists with Chicago connections and visionary tendencies will highlight Harper College's latest art exhibit, "Like Comics Without Panels."

Oct 10, 2014
Harper to host Latino Music Festival

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.

Oct 09, 2014
Harper to hold Open House for high school students

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.

Oct 07, 2014
"Why Victims Stay"

A community education event Wednesday, Oct. 7, marking Domestic Violence Awareness Month will explore why victims stay in abusive relationships.

Oct 06, 2014
"Girls of Atomic City" author to visit Harper

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.

Oct 06, 2014

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