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Social Media Boot Camp for small business

Harper's SBDC will hold a Social Media Boot Camp tailored to new and existing Northwest suburban small businesses.

Oct 31, 2014
USTA selects Harper for grant

The United States Tennis Association has awarded Harper a grant to help offset the cost of improving the tennis courts.

Oct 31, 2014
Thousands expected at 22nd annual DeaFest

Thousands of people are expected to attend the 22nd annual DeaFest at Harper College, a celebration of deaf culture and pride.

Oct 30, 2014
Ebola awareness panel, other events highlight International Education Week

A slate of free events will highlight International Education Week, an event designed to raise awareness of different cultures while stressing the importance of thinking globally.

Oct 28, 2014
Healing Through Art Therapy

Catherine Clarke, a survivor of domestic abuse and a veteran of the Women's Program at Harper, is sharing her journey with an art exhibit, "After the Jump: Healing Through Art Therapy."

Oct 24, 2014
Class to explore most frightening horror films

Looking to get into the Halloween spirit? "Hysterics: Horror and Hysteria in Film," a one-day, non-credit class, will offer plenty of spooks.

Oct 22, 2014
New workshops to help prospective adult students

Harper is launching a series of workshops to help prospective adult learners find their way. Learn about support services, financial aid and how to transfer prior credit.

Oct 22, 2014
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

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