Harper College featured in WGN-TV cover story on grads returning to school
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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U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker will address Harper graduates at the College's graduation and commencement ceremony Saturday, May 17.
The Fab Four's U.S. Invasion and appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" remains a cultural phenomenon 50 years later. To celebrate the milestone, Harper College Professor Greg Herriges and co-teacher Tony Romano have a special day planned for their class, "Rock and Roll: The Beatles."
There are 1.5 billion women in the world who make less than $2 per day. The global organization SowHope works to provide these women living in extreme poverty with basic holistic care through wellness, education and economic programs.
If calling the shots and being your own boss has been a longtime dream, you better know the pros and cons of going it alone.
New York-based artist Jason Karolak describes his paintings as "architectures of color," and he's brought a collection of his unique designs for viewing in Harper College's Art Exhibition Space.
Mixing intense drama with dark humor, the Tony Award-winning musical "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" will take the stage at Harper College beginning March 14.
Harper College's upcoming Black Teen Symposium aims to inspire local African-American high school students to pursue higher education and ensure they're ready for it.
The Harper College Board of Trustees has approved a tuition increase linked to the rate of inflation.
Professor Sam Giordano has been recognized as one of the best in the business.