New name for Edison State College
FORT MYERS , Fla. - Edison State College will soon have a new name.
The board of trustees at the college unanimously voted to adopt Florida Southwestern State College as it's new name Tuesday afternoon.
They also voted to rename the Lee County Campus as the Thomas Edison Campus.
Sports teams will be the Buccaneers and the name change will take effect July 1, 2014
The final approval of this change will come from the Florida Legislature but FOX 4 News is told that is expected to be only a formality.