Posts Tagged with ‘Palatine’

Harper Manufacturing/Welding Job Fair

October 22, 2015

On October 22, Harper College will host a Manufacturing/Welding Job Fair for Harper students and alumni. October 22 4:00pm – 7:00pm Harper College 1200 W. Algonquin Road H Building Hallway (Near Welding Lab) Palatine, IL  60067 Click here for more information and a list of participating employers.

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MFG Day Focuses on Opportunity and Success in Schaumburg

October 15, 2015

This article highlights some of the great opportunities that exist for students who choose to study for careers in manufacturing. Gerardo Campos studied at Harper College and now has a successful career as operations manager at Innovative Components, where he oversees 100 people. The company opened its doors to the public for tours on Manufacturing […]

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Arne Duncan Visit Highlights Harper’s Promise Scholarship

September 15, 2015

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently visited Harper College. The visit highlighted Harper’s Promise Scholarship Program which offers free tuition to district students who meet performance, attendance, and service requirements while in high school. Harper’s program mirrors federal initiatives that will make community college more accessible nationwide. Programs such as these will offer opportunity to […]

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U.S. Representative and Northrop Grumman Executives Visit Harper’s Advanced Manufacturing Program

September 1, 2015

U.S. Representative Tammy Duckworth and executives from Northrop Grumman recently visited Harper College in Palatine to highlight the need to train students for rewarding careers in advanced manufacturing. Harper’s Advanced Manufacturing program partners with 70 area manufacturers to help develop the curriculum and to provide internships and apprenticeships. Harper College President Dr. Ken Ender said, […]

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Welding and Fabrication Open House at Harper College

August 19, 2015

Want to study for a rewarding career in manufacturing? Learn about Harper’s Welding and Fabrication programs at their open house! August 19 7pm Harper College 1200 W. Algonquin Road Building H Room 190 Palatine, IL 60067 847-925-6000

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Harper Offering 3D Printing Classes and Certificate Programs

August 19, 2015

This fall, Harper College will offer two new 3D printing certificate programs. The 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping certificate is designed for CAD students and professionals. In this program, students will learn prototyping methods, design processes, and how to develop a finished product. The 3D Printing Foundations certificate is available to anyone new to 3D […]

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InZone Manufacturing Careers and Entrepreneurship

July 6, 2015

InZone Manufacturing Careers and Entrepreneurship takes place this summer at Harper College in Palatine. Ages 11-14 are welcome. Registration fee is $549. Contact Kevin Hahn at 847-925-6876 for more information or to register.

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Harper College Receives Major Scholarship Fund for Manufacturing

June 24, 2015

Harper College recently received a $25,000 scholarship fund for use towards the study of manufacturing. The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) awarded the fund to the college for its Advanced Manufacturing program which offers training and certification for a variety of high tech careers in advanced manufacturing, including maintenance technology, manufacturing technology, and welding technology. Sandra […]

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Manufacturers’ Summit at Harper on June 18

June 18, 2015

On June 18, Schaumburg Business Association will host its Manufacturers’ Summit. The event will take place at Harper College in Palatine, IL. The focus will be on “The Labor Pipeline” and the need for local manufacturers to fill their open (and opening) positions with a skilled workforce. Topics will include talent sourcing, search firms, training, […]

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Harper Manufacturing Program Gets $500,000 Grant

June 1, 2015

The Fabricators and Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA) recently presented Harper College in Palatine, IL with a $500,000 grant. The grant is to support Harper’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology program as well as the Harper College Promise Scholarship program. Part of the grant will be added to a planned $1.5 million 6,000 square foot expansion of Harper’s […]

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