Harper College's Ethics Bowl team has made history, winning the Two-Year College Championship for the second time and becoming the first team from a two-year institution ever to advance to the quarterfinals in the larger Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl Championship.
Award-winning classical guitarist Lily Afshar will visit campus March 5 to lead a master class and perform at the Drama Lab Theatre (Black Box).
More than 30 Rolling Meadows eighth-graders will get an in-depth look at college life - including tips from students and tours of facilities - as part of a Harper College initiative aimed at turning on local elementary and middle-school children to the prospect of higher education.
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 on Feb. 28.
Harper College's first cohort of CERT (Community Emergency Response Training) team students will put their new know-how to the test with a series of mock disaster scenarios.
One Book, One Harper's spring events will kick off Monday with a film screening of "The Tuskegee Airmen," a story that focuses on the exploits of the groundbreaking unit of African-American combat pilots who served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.
Board Trustee Bill Kelley and Student Trustee Marisa Andreuccetti recently attended the 2015 Community College National Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C.
Despite the snow and chilly temps, it won't be too long before the convertible tops come down and motorcyclists are out in droves. That means registration is now open for Harper College's popular - and free - Motorcycle Safety Training program.
Surveys show about 60 percent of new students at Harper College intend to transfer. Helping students to get there is the College's upcoming Transfer Fair, which will boast representatives from nearly 70 four-year colleges and universities from across the nation.
Whether it's the first time stepping foot onto a college campus or a return to college after an extended absence, prospective adult learners have questions and concerts that differ from traditional students. With that in mind, Harper will hold an adult information session Feb. 17.
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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