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LCC to offer free tax preparation

To help navigate the often stressful process of filing your taxes, Harper College's Learning and Career Center will offer free tax preparation to eligible community members.

January 29, 2015
Harper, Palatine Fire Dept. team to offer CERT training

Harper College and the Palatine Fire Department are partnering to offer CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training starting Feb. 2, equipping residents with the skills to prepare for the worst.

January 26, 2015
Sound Opinions co-hosts to lead rock and roll boot camp

The co-hosts of Sound Opinions, the nation's most popular radio rock and roll talk show, will lead a cutting edge, half-day boot camp at Harper College aimed at showing musicians how to take their band from the basement to the stage.

January 21, 2015
Students take part in MLK Day of Service

Harper College students will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by taking part in the MLK Day of Service.

January 19, 2015
Harper College for Business launches series of workshops

Harper College for Business will offer an interactive workshop on Jan. 23 that teaches concrete techniques to defuse anger and avoid behaviors or language that may escalate conflicts at work.

January 18, 2015
Chamber Music Festival highlights classical favorites

Harper College's 10th annual Chamber Music Festival will showcase more than 15 of the music department's most accomplished artist faculty performing great works from the classical chamber music repertoire.

January 13, 2015
Economic Update and Outlook Breakfast

Harper College will offer a free public economics lesson on Jan. 21 aimed at deciphering the economy and the financial market for 2015.

January 12, 2015
Sonography program offers free ultrasounds

Harper College's Diagnostic Medical Sonography programs are seeking volunteers interested in receiving a free ultrasound.

January 8, 2015
Furniture, hundreds of other items from Building D to be auctioned off

A live auction will be held featuring hundreds of pieces of furniture, appliances and other items being cleared out to make way for the upcoming renovation of Building D.

January 6, 2015
Child Learning Center receives state's highest designation

Harper College's Child Learning Center has received the Gold Circle of Quality designation from ExceleRate Illinois, the state's new quality rating and improvement system for early learning and development providers.

December 22, 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