Dyersburg is a small city with 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 has a total area of 15.1 square miles and has emerged as a prominent railroad hub.
One of the most popular community colleges of 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 by 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 that is located in Dyersburg; it has 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 results 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 men’s and women’s 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 sports activities and the sportsmen selected for these events have to meet the eligibility criteria of the National Junior College Athletic Association.
In order to keep the school spirits high, the DSCC also has a dedicated cheerleading squad which is selected each year during their spring semester. They also have an Athletic Committee that decides on 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 has made a remarkable turnaround since 2003 with their new coach. They have managed to gather a record of 242-152 in seven seasons and have won 147 games in four years. As a result of this consistent performance they have been ranked nationally for three seasons and have also finished as runner ups in the Region VII. The men’s basketball team also goes by the same name of the Eagles and plays the complete games schedule form the months of November until March.
The women’s 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 associated with ach game that students avail of.
The DSCC web page that is hosted on the Microsoft portal gives you complete information regarding all the activities that take place on the campus site. This comprehensive website gives news and information on the direct and online courses that the college offers along with the latest in sports news, live game results, employment opportunities, payment forms, resource services and a calendar of events for the academic year.