Harper's Lifelong Learning Institute, which boasts more than 100 courses for students ages 55 and up, will offer a free Program Preview on August 5.
Harper will launch a Geographic Information Systems certificate program this fall, and students in Harper's Adelante Academy are currently getting a glimpse into the technology.
One Book, One Harper won't exactly live up to its name this time around. For its fifth installment, the annual reading initiative will feature not one, but four selections from the graphic novel arena.
Harper College is working to promote a sustainable future on campus and beyond. With that in mind, the community is invited to a free lunch program, "Whole Home Efficiency: Ways to Save Energy and Money."
Harper's Studio V boutique is offering an even closer look into the collections of various student and community artists with a series of trunk shows.
The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association (FMA) has partnered with Harper College for the construction of a new $1.5 million facility designed to create critically needed skilled workers for area manufacturers and related businesses. The new 6,000 square foot FMA Metal Fabrication Lab, funded in part by a $500,000 grant from the FMA, will double the size of Harper's current manufacturing lab.
The Illinois Manufacturers' Association (IMA) Education Foundation awarded Harper College $25,000 in scholarship funds for meeting a series of set standards and performing at a high level of active engagement to foster greater educational opportunities within the field of manufacturing.
With the cultural popularity of fables, fairy tales and fantasy at its peak in recent years, Harper College's fashion department is embracing the idea for this year's spring fashion show.
Harper College is accepting nominations for its 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards, an annual honor saluting former students for outstanding career and community achievements.
Holocaust survivor Mitchell Winthrop will visit Harper College to discuss his harrowing experience and inspirational story of survival as part of the One Book, One Harper community reading initiative.
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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