Dyersburg is a small city having a population of approximately 17,452 located in the Dyer County seat in Tennessee, United States. With a population mix comprising of whites, Native Americans, African Americans, Asians and Hispanics as well as other races, the city features a total area of 15.1 square miles and it has emerged as being a prominent railroad hub.
One of the most popular community colleges in this area is the Dyersburg State Community college that falls under the wing of the Tennessee Board of Regents. This college is the smallest college operated through the Tennessee Board of Regents and has a student population of only 2500 students. The DSCC was founded in 1969 and apart from the main campus which is situated in Dyersburg; they have site campuses in Covington, Union City and Trenton. Apart from the regular courses this college also offers several online courses and ranks high in the search engine rankings for such online courses. The three major departments offer academic courses in Arts and Science, Business and Technology and Nursing and Allied Health.
Apart from its academic courses, DSCC is also very active in athletics and has dedicated mens and womens sports teams that get involved in sports such as baseball, softball and basketball. They’re also members of the Tennessee Junior and Community College Athletics Association. Intercollegiate sports championships constitute a great section of the sporting activities plus the sportsmen selected for these particular events have to satisfy the eligibility criteria of the National Junior College Athletic Association.
To help keep the school spirits high, the DSCC has an avid cheerleading squad that is selected each year during their spring semester. They also have an Athletic Committee that establishes the code of conduct of the athletes who participate in intercollegiate sports. This committee is also responsible for the colleges adherence of the rules and regulations of the TJCCAA and the NJCAA.
The DSCC baseball team goes by the name of the Eagles and it has made a remarkable turnaround since 2003 with their new coach. They’ve been able to gather a record of 242-152 in seven seasons and also have won 147 games in four years. Because of this consistent performance they’ve been ranked nationally for 3 seasons and have also finished as runner ups in the Region VII. The mens basketball team also goes by the same name of the Eagles and plays the complete games schedule from the months of November until March.
The womens softball and basketball team is known as the Lady Eagles and take part in the Region VII, the TJCCAA and the NJCAA competitions. There are scholarship programs that are related to each game that students avail of.
The DSCC website page which is hosted on the Microsoft portal gives you complete specifics of all the activities that take place on the campus site. This comprehensive website gives news and information about the direct and online courses that this college offers combined with the latest in sports news, live game results, employment opportunities, payment forms, resource services along with a calendar of events for the academic year.