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BHSU nearing goal to be powered 100% by renewable energy

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Black Hills State University is on pace to generate 1.3 MWh of power annually. This is the equivalent of producing enough energy to power 1,000 homes. BHSU anticipates saving over $100,000 per year when the current installations by GenPro Energy Solutions are complete in Spring of 2020 on the following buildings: Donald E. Young Sports & Fitness Center, the Kathryn Johnson Life Sciences Laboratory, the E.Y. Berry Library Learning Center and the Facilities Services Building.

Students meet with potential employers in Hot Springs

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Black Hills State University students recently took a day to tour organizations in Hot Springs identifying potential employment and internships opportunities. The goals of the BHSU-organized preview day/road trip program were to connect students with businesses and help them begin building professional relationships around the Black Hills. Students visited three organizations in Hot Springs: the Michael J. Fitzmaurice South Dakota Veterans Home, VA Black Hills Health Care System, and Fall River Health Services.

Outdoor Education student and professor at BHSU share Top 10 local hikes

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We caught up with Black Hills State University professor Dr. Chris McCart and student Isabella San Miguel to get their take on the Top 10 hikes close to campus. McCart leads the outdoor education department at BHSU, a program that prepares students for professional careers in parks, nature centers, zoos, aquaria, natural resource management, camps, and eco-tourism programs. San Miguel, elementary education major from Tea, is president of the Collegiate Outdoor Leadership Program at BHSU.