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Music professor honored, will hold concert

An adjunct faculty member at Harper College has been tapped as one of "15 Noteworthy Art Professors in Chicago" by the Art Career Project.

Sep 22, 2014
How businesses can use Facebook to get results

Harper's Small Business Development Center will hold a free seminar to show businesses how to run an effective Facebook marketing campaign.

Sep 22, 2014
Series of lectures to mark Banned Books Week

Harper College will mark this year's Banned Books Week with a series of lectures that highlight the value of free and open access to information.

Sep 19, 2014
New Student Trustee sworn in

Between a full class load, the cross country and track teams, volunteering and a leadership role in student government, Marisa Andreuccetti has become pretty adept at time management. So, despite her already full schedule, she didn't hesitate to step in as Harper College's new Student Trustee.

Sep 18, 2014
StringFusion to put on performance

With former Cirque du Soleil electric violinist and Harper College faculty member Edgar Gabriel at the helm, StringFusion is a dynamic ensemble. The group will perform at Harper on Friday night.

Sep 15, 2014
One Million Degrees welcomes first Harper scholars

One Million Degrees, which empowers low-income, highly motivated community college students to succeed in school, in work and in life, has welcomed its first class of Harper scholars.

Sep 11, 2014
Marketing boot camp revamped

The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Harper College has revamped its Small Business Marketing Boot Camp, a series of classes that teach key marketing fundamentals with practical applications.

Sep 10, 2014
Annual Hullabaloo to draw thousands

One of Harper College's longest-standing traditions is Hullabaloo, an annual back-to-class expo for students. This year's event will be the biggest yet.

Sep 08, 2014
A poem a day

Associate Professor Jessica Walsh is writing a poem a day throughout September for the 30/30 Project, a poetry awareness initiative that benefits the nonprofit Tupelo Press.

Sep 05, 2014
The sky, up close

Summer may be winding down, but Harper College is still offering front-row seats for some blockbuster celestial shows. Through mid-November, the College will host close-up viewings of the night sky at the Karl G. Henize Observatory.

Sep 03, 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