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Two of Harper College’s most popular holiday performances are approaching. The Festival Chorus, which is part of Harper’s Community Music Center, will put on “A Christmas Concert” on Dec. 4 while the Harper Symphony Orchestra will present “A Seasonal Celebration” on Dec. 11.

Latino Summit 2016

Hundreds of area high school students visited campus for Harper College’s 16th annual Latino Summit, an event that aims to instill the value of higher education and the importance of sticking with school amid the reality that Latino students seek out college less frequently than their peers.

Andrew Splett

Harper College is celebrating its apprentices during the second annual National Apprenticeship Week. One of the premier community colleges for registered apprenticeships, Harper offers apprenticeships in industrial maintenance mechanic, CNC precision machining, supply chain management/logistics and general insurance.

Annual pottery sale

Just in time for the holidays, the Clay Guild at Harper College will showcase one-of-a-kind clay pieces at its annual fall pottery sale. The event runs Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.

Del Vecchio, Friedlund and Stebbins

Two grants totaling $90,000 will help support Harper's efforts to better serve student veterans and military-connected students, as well as provide them with a supportive space.

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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