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Thomas Edison State University Genius Program

Thomas Edison State University alumni and friends play a large part in the success of the institution. We invite you to become a part of the Genius program to help foster the mission of providing flexible, high-quality collegiate learning opportunities for self-directed adults. Simply complete the five tasks outlined below to continue to foster the strength of TESU’s reputation.

Participants who complete all five steps will receive recognition below and a TESU challenge coin as a thank you.

Already doing something to support TESU that isn’t listed but want to be part of the program? Contact us at for other possible ways of being a TESU Genius.

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Edison’s tour de force
Share your business information with TESU! Having comprehensive employment information allows the University to nurture future partnership and fundraising efforts.


Edison pushed the envelope to have his inventions be cutting edge
Support the scholarship efforts of the Thomas Edison State University Foundation by making a donation of any size.


After all, Edison was the ‘Wizard of Menlo Park!’
Be an Alumni Ambassador and participate in the TESU 1-Hour a Month volunteer initiative.


Assist with bringing out the best in others just as Edison did with his team
Help the next class of students get started by peer to peer advising of prospective and current students or by referring friends, family and colleagues.


Let your light shine!
Show your pride in being a TESU graduate! Send us an image wearing your favorite gear or tag us on social media with #TESUniversity.

Don’t have any gear? Buy some today from our University Store.


Thank you to our Geniuses!

These outstanding individuals have completed all five phases of the TESU Genius Program for 2020:

Marcelo Dossantos, BA ’10, MSM ’14, MSHRM ’16, MSHLS ’19

Santiago Fuertes ’19