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 and also other races, the city features 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 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 which is situated in Dyersburg; it has site campuses in Covington, Union City and Trenton. In addition to the regular courses this college even 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.
Aside from its academic courses, DSCC is additionally very active in athletics and possesses 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 section of the sports activities and the sportsmen selected for these particular events need to meet the eligibility criteria of the National Junior College Athletic Association.
In order to keep the school spirits high, the DSCC has an avid cheerleading squad that is selected every 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 regulations and rules 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 because of their new coach. They have been able 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 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 called the Lady Eagles and participate in the Region VII, the TJCCAA as well as the NJCAA competitions. There are actually scholarship programs which are related to each game that students avail of.
The DSCC website page that is hosted on the Microsoft portal provides you with complete specifics of all the activities that happen on the campus site. This comprehensive website gives facts and information about the direct an internet-based 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.