Dyersburg is a small city having a population of approximately 17,452 based in the Dyer County seat in Tennessee, United States. With a population mix containing whites, Native Americans, African Americans, Asians and Hispanics as well as other races, the city has a total area of 15.1 square miles and it has emerged as a prominent railroad hub.
One of the most popular community colleges in this area is the Dyersburg State Community college that falls within the wing of the Tennessee Board of Regents. This college is the smallest college operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents and it has a student population of only 2500 students. The DSCC was founded in 1969 and aside from the main campus which is located in Dyersburg; they have site campuses in Covington, Union City and Trenton. In addition to the regular courses this college also offers several online courses and ranks high in the search results for such online courses. The 3 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 participate in sports such as baseball, softball and basketball. They are also members of the Tennessee Junior and Community College Athletics Association. Intercollegiate sports championships constitute a great part of the sporting activities and the sportsmen selected for these particular events have to meet the eligibility criteria of the National Junior College Athletic Association.
In order to keep the school spirits high, the DSCC has a dedicated 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 take part in intercollegiate sports. This committee is also responsible for the colleges adherence of the regulations and rules of the TJCCAA and the NJCAA.
The DSCC baseball team goes by the name of the Eagles and has made a remarkable turnaround since 2003 because of their new coach. They’ve managed to gather a record of 242-152 in seven seasons and also have won 147 games in 4 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 entire games schedule from the months of November until March.
The womens softball and basketball team is called the Lady Eagles and participate in the Region VII, the TJCCAA and the NJCAA competitions. There are scholarship programs that are related to each game that students avail.
The DSCC web page that is hosted on the Microsoft portal provides you with complete specifics of all of the activities that take place on the campus site. This comprehensive website gives news and information on the direct an internet-based courses that this college offers along with the latest in sports news, live game results, job opportunities, payment forms, resource services and a calendar of events for the academic year.