Dyersburg is a small city with a population of approximately 17,452 located in the Dyer County seat in Tennessee, USA. 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 being a prominent railroad hub.
One of the most popular community colleges of 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 through the Tennessee Board of Regents and it has a student population of just 2500 students. The DSCC was founded in 1969 and aside from the main campus which is located in Dyersburg; it has site campuses in Covington, Union City and Trenton. Apart from the regular courses this college even offers several web based classes 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 also very active in athletics and has dedicated mens and womens sports teams that get involved in sports including 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 events have to satisfy 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 which 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 as well as 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 have managed to gather a record of 242-152 in seven seasons and have won 147 games in 4 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 entire games schedule from the months of November until March.
The womens softball and basketball team is known as the Lady Eagles and participate in the Region VII, the TJCCAA and the NJCAA competitions. There are actually scholarship programs that are associated with each game that students avail.
The DSCC website page which is hosted on the Microsoft portal provides you with complete information regarding all the activities that take place 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, job opportunities, payment forms, resource services and a calendar of events for the academic year.