Achieving the Dream (ATD) is a nation-wide network aimed at helping community colleges bolster student success. To accomplish this, ATD uses student achievement data to influence broad institutional change. By joining the Achieving the Dream network, DSCC has committed to a student-centered model of continuous institutional improvement and excellence. ATD serves as a catalyst for colleges to strengthen and build capacity to ensure that more students complete college and have more opportunity for economic success.
The 2018-19 academic year is considered a planning year and focuses on data collection and analysis. For more information on Achieving the Dream, please visit the official website.
Student Success Vision Statement
DSCC will provide a welcoming environment where faculty and staff are using high impact practices and wrap around services to address the diverse needs of our students, resulting in improved performance and closure of the achievement gaps.
To ensure educational equity for all students, Dyersburg State Community College intentionally seeks to provide all students with the support systems they need to successfully achieve their goals for education beyond high school. As part of its equity plan, Dyersburg State Community College’s institutional leaders and staff collect and examine qualitative and quantitative data on services offered and high impact practices used in order to close equity gaps and embrace diversity.