EWING, NJ (07/30/2012)(readMedia)-- The following local residents were among 1,726 students who participated in the 2012 Commencement Ceremony at The College of New Jersey on Friday, May 11, 2012 on campus in Lions' Stadium:
The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the one of the nation's 50 "Best Value" public colleges by the Princeton Review and USA Today in 2010 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter-an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally.