Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.00
Liaison Kathy Johnson
Submission Date April 21, 2020

STARS v2.2

Black Hills State University
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.89 / 5.00 Deborah Liddick
AD of Facilities Services and Sustainability
Facilities Services
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Does the institution wish to pursue Part 1 of this credit (student participation in community service)?:
Yes

Total number of students:
5,768

Number of students engaged in community service:
753

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
13.05

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (community service hours)?:
Yes

Total number of student community service hours contributed annually:
4,812

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
0.83

Does the institution have a formal program to support employee volunteering during regular work hours?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s program to support employee volunteering:

Each year BHSU presents a Community Service Award to a department for their service to the Spearfish community, the Black Hills region, and the state of South Dakota. The nominee should demonstrate significant contribution of time or talent and may also involve facilitating change, leadership, taking risks and involving others. All BHSU employees are eligible.


Does the institution track the number of employee community service hours contributed through programs it sponsors?:
No

Total number of employee community service hours contributed annually through programs sponsored by the institution:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s community service programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Hours and student numbers were counted through student organization monthly reports. Hours outside of these reports that were not documented were not included.

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