DSCC to graduate largest class ever | Events
On Saturday, May 5, at 2 p.m., Dyersburg State will hold its 42nd annual commencement exercises at Dyer County High School. The college expects this will be the largest class in its history and anticipates degrees and/or certificates will be conferred on 367 candidates.
David Baime will be the commencement speaker. He serves as senior vice president for Government Relations and Research for the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). In this role, he directs the national advocacy efforts for the nation’s 1,200 community colleges and their students. Prior to this, he served as director of education funding for the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities.
Baime has also worked as assistant director of government relations for the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Baime holds a bachelor’s degree from Haverford College and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the London School of Economics. He has made a number of radio, television, and Web appearances, including on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, C-SPAN, and National Public Radio, and is frequently quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Education, Education Week, and other education publications.
A reception to honor graduates and their guests will be held immediately following Commencement. For more information please contact J Dan Gullett at 731/286-3327.