Lynn University Looks Back at 2019

December 2019

Lynn University marked the end of a decade with great strides toward fulfilling its Lynn 2025 strategic plan. The university grew and celebrated new honors. Here’s a look back at 2019.


U.S. News & World Report recognized Lynn’s online bachelor’s degree, MBA and graduate education among Best Online Programs. The publication also named the university in its 2020 Best Colleges ranking and placed it No. 1 in the “Most International Students, Regional Universities South” category.

Doors to the long-awaited Christine E. Lynn University Center opened.

Christine E. Lynn University Center sits in the heart of campusThe Christine E. Lynn University Center sits in the heart of campus.

Lynn launched Navigate, a mobile app that helps keep students on track to graduation.

Men’s golf secured the Fighting Knights’ 25th national championship.

The largest class in history graduated in May, while a record number of students arrived to campus for Fall 2019.

Dr. Katrina Carter-Tellison was appointed vice president for academic affairs and Mike Petroski to academic dean. Dr. Gary Villa became dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

The College of Business and Management was accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). The College of Arts and Sciences’ mental health counseling program earned accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Students playing a card game in Perper common area.Students enjoy hanging out in Perper Residence Hall.

The Mary and Harold Perper Residence Hall received LEED Silver certification. The building also won the Most Outstanding Residential Award.

The Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges gave Lynn a nod for its efforts toward a sustainable campus.

Construction began on the Snyder Center for Health and Wellness.

The Christine E. Lynn University Center received an Honor Award of Excellence.

Lynn unveiled master plan updates that will help the university move toward completion of its Lynn 2025 strategic plan.

Lynn was recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for the fourth consecutive time.

Students using their iPads together in the library.Lynn's iPad-powered learning program supports student success in and outside of the classroom.

Read more in the 2019 Lynn magazine.


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