20 voices of Lynn 2020.

“If the entire Lynn University family works to implement this strategy, Lynn could emerge as a noted and different force in America’s galaxy of higher education.”

Lynn 2020: The Strategic Plan for Lynn University
Lynn 2020 staff
“We get it done!” Lynn University faculty and staff celebrate the completion of Lynn 2020 —two years ahead of schedule

The completion of Lynn 2020 was a university-wide accomplishment, involving students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents and friends. Here are personal favorites about Lynn 2020 from 20 Lynn community members.

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Christine Lynn
It’s fun and exciting to see new donors who believe in the school and want to donate to something that is close to their hearts. It’s everyone together that makes something very successful.
Christine E. Lynn, chair, board of trustees and philanthropist
Katrina Carter Tellison
The Dialogues have been transformative to the undergraduate curriculum. They were designed to embody who Lynn was, who we are today and who we hope to become.”
Dr. Katrina Carter-Tellison, academic dean; dean, College of Arts and Sciences; Dialogues chair
Caryn A. Morris ’17 and current M.Ed. student
I’m an alumna of a very unique and special family—and I can’t wait to see what the new university center has in store.
Caryn A. Morris ’17 and current M.Ed. student
Taryn Hamill
When we set out to create a new kind of campus visit, we put people at the front line. The entire campus community is on stage when a prospective student visits, and the student just feels special.
Taryn Hamill ’08, ’10 associate director of enrollment management
Mike Petroski
I think iPads make the learning experience more real. … It’s more about tasks. And I think that’s what we do differently. It’s applied learning.
Mike Petroski, director of faculty development and academic assessment
Nicholas Harguth-Galyas
“I am grateful to be the recipient of Lynn University’s Presidential Scholarship. No longer do I have the pressure to work while pursuing my degree. … I have more time to join intramural sports, be involved in clubs and prepare for my desired career, while living the college experience.”
Nicholas Harguth-Galayas, student
Ralph Norcio
“The Mohammad Indimi International Business Center represents significant attributes of Lynn University. The technological features in both the classrooms and study rooms permit more current, relevant learning, and the design of the classrooms promotes a greater sense of community.”
Dr. Ralph Norcio, senior associate dean, College of Business and Management
Mark Luttio
“The Snyder Sanctuary has brought our Lynn community together in a beautifully designed space where we not only celebrate our diverse religious traditions, but also discover the core of our common spirituality.”
Dr. Mark Luttio, professor of religious studies, College of Arts and Sciences, and council administrator of Snyder Sanctuary
Ann Crawford
“I have seen the campus grow from a small residential college to a university campus … I love walking across campus and viewing the beautiful landscaping, lakes, buildings and Remembrance Plaza.”
Dr. Ann Crawford, professor of psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
Alex Keller
“The highlight for me is the Siemens Energy Project. ... That’s really helped reduce our energy consumption, saving energy and money and reducing our carbon footprint.”
Alex Keller ’15, assistant project manager of construction and sustainability
Matt Chaloux
“The presidential debate was an extraordinary event that brought recognition to the university in ways one could only dream. I’m blessed and pleased that I was able to partake in organizing the debate.”
Matt Chaloux ’05, director of auxiliary services
Carrie Simpson
“What makes Celebration of the Arts unique is that every singer, dancer, musician, poet, sculptor, painter and photographer is a student, faculty, staff or alumnus of Lynn University.”
Carrie Simpson, associate professor of Dialogues, College of Arts and Sciences
Sydney Putnam
“From community service trips abroad to working in local soup kitchens, Lynn has helped me find ways to lend my helping hands.”
Sydney Putnam ’14, ’15, marketing coordinator
Michael Urso
“I was at Saint John Paul II next door. I watched Lynn play college games on our field because they didn’t have one. I was recruited by Lynn but already committed to another school. That was before Lynn had Bobby Campbell Stadium. When I saw it, it changed my mind.”
Michael Urso, student
Mike Perez
“The Perper Tennis Complex … to see the excitement on students’ faces when they see a complex like this and knowing that we definitely have one of the best complexes in D II tennis in the country … you want to work harder.”
Mike Perez, head coach, men’s and women’s tennis
Morgan Garrison
“I am really excited to move into the Mary and Harold Perper Residence Hall because it will be nice to have apartment-style living on campus with my own space to relax in after a long week of basketball and class.”
Morgan Garrison, student
Jon Robertson
“The Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center is an absolute jewel. We in the conservatory are blessed to have the opportunity to play in such a magnificent place. The quality of our playing and everything we do has now taken another step forward. That’s what art does for art, and this building is a work of art.”
Dr. Jon Robertson, dean, Conservatory of Music
Diane Dicerbo
“The university’s growth has been amazing—from the physical plant to technology in the classrooms and learning environment. Education evolves and so did Lynn. I’m so proud of my colleagues who have made this all happen over the years. Lynn University was once a hidden gem. Not anymore!
Diane DiCerbo, assistant professor of mathematics, College of Arts and Sciences; director of academic advising; director of Pine Tree Camps
Stefano Papaleo
“Seeing what Lynn has become makes me so proud. I love this place so much, and having the privilege to talk to students, families and educators about my alma mater in my role in the Office of Admission makes me incredibly happy.”
Stefano Papaleo ’96, ’00, director of undergraduate admission
Angela Juliano
“We are still a big family after all these years. We have not lost the warm, nurturing environment here at Lynn. I love the whole experience.”
Angela Juliano ’03, ’05, director of box office

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ASSAF courtyard during Spring Break 2019.
Charlotte Jerdak, student
Ross College of Education students
Ross College of Education students enjoy having class in the amphitheater outside the new Christine E. Lynn Center.
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Lynn's ice hockey team captured the East Florida Collegiate Hockey Conference title, beating Flagler in the finals 5-0.
Theodore Curtis, faculty member
Watson Institute master course with guest facilitator, Ronald Porter.
Weekly Watson Institute master course with guest facilitator, Ronald Porter.
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Prospective student with family posing in front of Fighting Knights cutouts.
Prospective student and family enjoying their tour of Lynn University.
Saylor Rogers, student
Christine E. Lynn University Center
Welcome to the Christine E. Lynn University Center.
Charlotte Jerdak, staff member

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