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  • Harper College recognizes Hanover Park mayor, other alumni Oct 17, 2014 4:36 PM
    Harper College will recognize eight alumni for their career and community impact, including Hanover Park Mayor Rodney Craig. "From the very faculty who taught them to the students learning on the same campus that helped so many alumni get their start, recipients of this award are inspiring others,” Alumni Relations and Special Events Director Fredia Martin said.

  • Chartier standing tall at libero for Harper Oct 17, 2014 7:12 PM
    Standing 5 feet, 5 inches tall, Harper College libero Meghan Chartier might be easy to overlook in a game where height is so important. But the the Buffalo Grove alum is still getting plenty of attention in NJCAA Division III women’s volleyball. She’s been named national player of the week, joining outside hitter Lauren Sokolowski (Rolling Meadows) in having earned that distinction.

  • Harper observatory open for partial solar eclipse Oct 17, 2014 1:56 PM
    The Karl G. Henize Observatory at Harper College will host a free community viewing of the upcoming partial solar eclipse from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23. “We don’t get many solar eclipses that are visible in the Chicago area, so they’re always exciting,” Astronomy Outreach Coordinator Joe Kabbes said.

  • Culinary class to explore sausage-making craze Oct 16, 2014 7:18 AM
    Culinary class to explore sausage-making craze

  • Harper exhibit features comics artists Oct 14, 2014 1:37 PM
    Comics and graphic novels don’t make for just popular reading; they’ve sparked a fascination in both the academic and art worlds. Three innovative cartoonists with Chicago connections and visionary tendencies highlight Harper College’s latest art exhibit, “Like Comics Without Panels,” running through Thursday, Nov. 13.

  • Harper College hosts prime-time viewing of partial solar eclipse Oct 9, 2014 5:47 PM
    So you overslept and missed that hoopla over the blood moon? The next spectacle in the skies comes later this month, and Harper College will provide prime viewing.

  • Harper tops No. 1 Madison Oct 10, 2014 12:29 AM
    Heading into a North Central Community College Conference women’s volleyball showdown with top-ranked Madison Area Technical College, Harper had yet to capture a set, going 0-for-6. But Thursday was a whole new day for the Hawks. Harper, ranked seventh in the NJCAA poll, came away with a 25-23, 25-18, 21-25, 25-19 victory.

  • Harper women are in the NJCAA running Oct 3, 2014 6:45 PM
    After not having enough runners to compete as a team the past two seasons and then starting this fall ranked just inside the top 10 in the NJCAA polls, the Harper women’s cross country team has achieved a major milestone. The Hawks now share the top spot in the poll with Mohawk Valley Community College.

  • Students learn about manufacturing careers at Harper Oct 3, 2014 5:30 PM
    Harper College and area manufacturers participated Friday in the third annual Manufacturing Day, a growing grass-roots of U.S. and Canadian manufacturers to show the potential of manufacturing and foster interest in related careers.

  • Harper Small Business Development Center selected for federal program Sep 30, 2014 12:52 PM
    Harper College’s Small Business Development Center in Schaumburg is one of eight in the country – and the only one in Illinois – chosen for a new federal program aimed at building relationships and increasing trade with Central and South American businesses.

  • Torrito, DuPage edge Harper with late goal Sep 30, 2014 10:47 PM
    Through nearly 84 minutes, of soccer at Harper College on Tuesday, the Hawks and an 11-woman squad from College of DuPage played to a goal-less draw. “That game could have gone either way,” said DuPage coach William Fajkus. It ended up favoring the Chaparrals, thanks to a late goal. After being held in check for most of the contest, sophomore striker Angela Torrito (IC Catholic Prep) worked her magic, scoring her 15th goal of the season with 6:33 left.

  • Harper to host ‘Manufacturing Day’ events Sep 26, 2014 9:25 PM
    Harper College and area manufacturers are holding their third annual Manufacturing Day, a growing grass-roots movement of U.S. and Canadian manufacturers to demonstrate the potential of present-day manufacturing and foster interest in related careers. The public is invited to attend Harper’s Manufacturing Day event from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 3, on the college’s main campus, 1200 W. Algonquin Road in Palatine.

  • Harper volleyball team nets No. 4 national ranking Sep 25, 2014 9:11 PM
    Harper College’s women’s volleyball team has moved up to No. 4 in the NJCAA ranking after a strong performance in its own Harper Invite last weekend. The Hawks went 4-0 and topped third-ranked Rochester Community and Technical College as Meghan Chartier and Kim Butler both earned all-tournament honors.

  • New student trustee sworn in at Harper College Sep 23, 2014 3:19 PM
    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, Andreuccetti didn’t hesitate to step in as Harper College’s new student trustee.

  • Big Band concert to kick off One Book, One Harper Sep 21, 2014 4:25 PM
    Tom Brokaw coined the term “The Greatest Generation” to describe the men and women who came of age during the Great Depression and World War II and then went on to build modern America.

  • Harper takes five, gets past Rochester Sep 20, 2014 7:20 PM
    When two nationally ranked teams meet, fans naturally expect a competitive contest. They got what they wanted, though for a time it looked like the No. 8-ranked Harper College womens’ volleyball team might easily handle Rochester Community and Technical College on Saturday in Palatine as part of the Harper College Invite. Harper ended up winning in five sets.

  • Harper College rolls out diversity and inclusion plan Sep 19, 2014 4:19 PM
    Two fresh faces will begin teaching at Harper College next week. The hiring of Oubria Tronshaw and Darnell Windmon -- makes good on the recommendations of a task force to close the gap between Harper's workforce and the racial and ethnic of the community the college serves.

  • How tapes of Jim Croce's 1973 Harper College concert got on CD Sep 19, 2014 5:15 AM
    A reel-to-reel tape of Jim Croce's 1973 concert at Harper College in Palatine, stashed away in a suburban home for decades, has been re-discovered, remastered, and added to a new album. Roughly half the tracks on “Lost Time in a Bottle” are live versions of songs Croce played during his Feb. 2, 1973, show, seven months before his death.

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    With more than 1.2 billion actively monthly users, Facebook is where people are at these days. So for many brands and businesses, establishing a presence on Facebook is a must.

  • Cross country, volleyball lead the fall charge at Harper Sep 19, 2014 12:31 AM
    It has been a busy first month of the school year for the Harper athletic programs. Among the most active have been the men’s cross country program, which holds the top spot in this week’s NJCAA Division III national poll, and the women’s volleyball team, which has improved from its No. 10 preseason ranking to No. 9 in the most recent poll.

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