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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Colin Weber is no stranger to leadership positions - both in the academic and athletic arenas. Now, the Wheeling resident will represent his peers in the board room as Harper College's new Student Trustee.
Harper College is accepting nominations for its 2014 Distinguished Alumni Awards, an annual honor saluting former students for outstanding career and community achievements.
Dozens of demonstrations and hands-on activities will be available at this year's College and Career Expo, put on by Harper College to inspire area students and their parents to prepare earlier for higher education.
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Though she earned a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering in her native Bolivia, Cecilia Marchant knew landing a good job in the U.S. would likely require another higher education credential.
Here's a chance to read your book and eat it too. In a nod to National Library Week, the Harper College Library will hold its seventh annual Edible Books Contest on Wednesday, April 16.
Nearly 400 area high school students will visit Harper College this month for the annual High School Career Trek, an event designed for students to explore potential health care careers.
From Chicago's original gangsters to the Outfit's decline in recent years, Dr. Wayne Johnson is well-versed in the organized crime that long ensnared the city.
Harper College has set out to open the community's eyes to the possibilities of education with the launch of its "Good morning. #GoForward." coffee giveaway campaign.
Harper College for Business will put on "Managing Your Priorities," a seminar aimed at giving workers the skills to make better decisions about their daily work.