The Huron Community Campus (HCC), located in Huron, SD, teams with Northern State University to provide a comprehensive menu of courses and programs. The HCC campus is home to several NSU degree programs. This partnership offers educational options for students of all levels to invest in themselves to achieve professional and personal goals. HCC offers a conducive environment for learning where everyone can be involved and engaged, and it also has a strong cooperation with local businesses for workforce development, placement, and retention. The city of Huron is located in east central South Dakota, just 280 miles east of the beautiful Black Hills, and has a population of approximately 13,000. Huron is home to a variety of entertainment and recreational opportunities as well as many annual events and festivals including the South Dakota State Fair.