DEGREES & CERTIFICATES AWARDED
Summer 2018Spring 2019
THREE-YEAR GRADUATION RATE First-time, Full-time Freshmen
Service Area: Dyer, Lake, Lauderdale, Obion and Tipton counties
2019 Highlights • Recent economic impact study reports the college has pumped an average of $61 million each year into the local economy over the past five years. The economic impact on business volume, individual incomes and jobs in the college’s service area is estimated at $306 million and at least 10,922 jobs. • Received the Tennessee Higher Education Commission’s Veteran Reconnect Grant in the amount of $150,000 to assist veterans and service members in obtaining a postsecondary credential and workforce training. • The CNA to BSN project, which addresses nursing shortages in rural West Tennessee, was awarded $1 million in funding through the Governor’s GIVE program. • Celebrated 50th anniversary of serving West Tennesseans and the communities where they live. • Twelve students graduated from the college’s first Paramedic to Registered Nurse Fast Track program. Over the past 38 years, 1,806 students have graduated from Dyersburg State Nursing programs. • Received a Federal USDA Grant of $650,619 to upgrade nursing and EMS labs and classrooms at the college’s Jimmy Naifeh Center in Tipton County.