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Harper's 28th Annual Golf Open

The Harper College Educational Foundation’s recent 28th Annual Golf Open raised a record $122,795 for scholarships and programming.

Ken Spurr

Enjoy standard and contemporary jazz selections by favorites such as Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker and more at Harper College’s 45th annual Summer Jazz Concert on June 29.

Brandi Sperry and daughter Grace

It wasn't long ago that Brandi Sperry was pregnant, recovering from a battle with substance abuse and living in a car detailing shop. Today she's a Harper student and scholarship recipient whose sights are set on becoming a teacher or nurse. She'll share her inspirational story with fellow graduates at the upcoming High School Equivalency graduation ceremony.

The Rotary Club of Schaumburg/Hoffman Estates presents Dr. Ender with a check

The Rotary Club of Schaumburg/Hoffman Estates announced a $200,000 donation to Harper's Educational Foundation to start the Fishing Well Scholarship to support adult students..

Harper College

Harper College is offering a series of hands-on CA$H for College workshops this summer to designed to help students, prospective students and families who may need help paying for college.

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