Thomas Edison State College graduates to university

New Jersey’s Thomas Edison State College is now a university.

Officials on Monday celebrated last month’s decision to grant university status to the school that opened in Trenton in 1972.

Thomas Edison, which serves more than 18,600 students, is the only institution in New Jersey dedicated to teaching adults.

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