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2013 Fashion Show

The idea of change – changing form, texture and appearance – will be at the heart of Harper's Student Fashion Show, a professional-caliber production showcasing students’ original work and designs. The show, “Metamorphosis,” will run at both 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. Friday, May 20.

Spring in Paris cupcake

Harper's hospitality management students are racking up the accolades after winning two separate culinary competitions.

Dr. Sheila Quirk-Bailey

Dr. Sheila Quirk-Bailey, who currently serves as Harper’s Chief of Staff and Vice President of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness, will become Illinois Central College's next president.

Harper College

The Harper College Learning and Career Center in Prospect Heights will host a free Community Festival on April 30 with entertainment, family fun, food and opportunities to learn more about education and career training.

HOPE Giving Breakfast

Imagine a group of influential women of diverse backgrounds that comes together with a common goal: Support other women pursuing higher education and empower them to reach their full potential. That’s what the Harper College Educational Foundation set out to do with its newly formed HOPE Giving Circle, which connects charitable-minded women to combine their resources and offer scholarships, mentoring and professional development.

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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