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Debate Fact of the Day 


In 2008, the presidential debate moderators were Jim Lehrer (PBS), Tom Brokaw (NBC) and Bob Schieffer (CBS).

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Welcome to the "Debate Insider" newsletter,  your behind-the-scenes guide to all things related to the third and final 2012 presidential debate hosted by Lynn University on October 22 in the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center.  

Official Small Business Partners


Congratulations and thanks to the following companies who have become Lynn University Debate Official Small Business Partners:


1st United Bank


Azure College

Boca Extreme Cheer & Tumble

Brewzzi Restaurant Brewery & Bar

Bryason Realty Corporation

Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLP


Cloud Computing Concepts (C3)

Elements Therapeutic Massage - Boca Raton

G.W. Bailey First Responder Chairtable Fund, Inc.

George Snow Scholarship Fund, Inc.

Mathnasium of Boca Raton

MTI Kitchen and Bath

Phoenix Restaurants, Inc.

Plastridge Insurance Agency, Inc.

Signature Court Reporting, Inc.

Signs Now Margate

Templeton & Company, LLP

The Sena Group

Wyndham Garden Hotel

Fugazy International Travel

YMCA of South Palm Beach County

Hilton Deerfield Beach/Boca Raton

Seagate Hotel & Spa

Ro Rabozzi State Farm Insurance Agency

Minuteman Press

The Buzz Agency

Hilton Boca Raton Suites


Mangrove Realty

Bill T. Smith, Jr. PA

Kaufman Lynn Construction, Inc.

Mizner Park

Daszkal Bolton LLP

Vander Ploe & Associates, Inc./Lic. #AAC001600

Boca Raton Properties

Regal Home Health/Regal Care Management

New Found Life of Delray Beach

Servpro of South Palm Beach

Cricket Cleaners

Upfront Foods, LLC

Broken Sound Club

Arbonne International, LLC/Carole AK Wilson

Skin Apeel Day Spa


Chapin, Ballerano & Cheslack

Viodel Communication Solutions

First Citizens Bank

The Rendon Center for Dermatology & Aesthetic Medicine

Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, PLLC

Bogart's Bar & Grille

Palm Beach International Academy/Royal Palm Academy/Private Tutoring Services

TownePlace Suites Boca Raton

SpringHill Suites Boca Raton

Rutherford Mulhall, P.A.

Siemon & Larsen PA

Danburg Management Corporation

Levinsohn Shide Popper Group at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Weiner, Lynne & Thompson, P.A.

Ben and Rosemary Krieger

JES Publishing - Boca Raton Magazine

Kaye Communications Inc.

Willcaro Communications, LLC

Earth Skater Web Design

Bell Rock Capital LLC


Ascendant Planned Giving, Inc.

Wilson & Janaina Barroso Consulting

BossOnline, Inc.

Youth Operation Fitness in Training

Forum Club of the Palm Beaches

Hanley Center Foundation

Vein & Vascular Center of South Florida

Palm Beach Outdoor Cinema Events

Solucoes Consultoria

The Unicorn Children's Foundation, Inc.

Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

Air and Sea Adventures/Palm Breeze Charters

Green Space Design Associates

The Regency Collection ~ Regency Jewels

Eye DOC of Boca - Dr. Barry A. Ginsberg


If your company is interested in becoming an Official Small Business Partner, or for more information, please visit the Lynn debate website or the Boca Chamber website.


Dr. Ginsberg of Boca Raton becomes one of the newest Official Small Business Partners.

Official Small Business Partner Spotlight: Plastridge Insurance


Plastridge Insurance was the first company to sign up to be an Official Small Business Partner
Plastridge Insurance was the first company to sign up to become an Official Small Business Partner.


National and Local Media Tour 



Yesterday, June 21, more than 70 members of the national and local media visited Lynn for a technical media tour in preparation of covering the October 22 debate.

Debate Logo Guidelines


When using the Lynn University debate logo, please follow these guidelines:

  • Never add an unapproved tagline to the logo.
  • Never rearrange, alter or add graphics within the logo or try to manually recreate it.
  • Never change typefaces in the logo.
  • Never change the color of the logo.
  • Never change the proportions of the logo by "stretching" or "squeezing" it.
  • Never add independent logos or visual identities to the logo.
  • Never print the logo against a busy background.
  • Never attach political parties symbols to the logo.  Political party symbols should be displayed visually distant from the Lynn University debate logo.
  • Never apply glows, drop shadows, and embossing effects to the debate logo.




If you have any additional questions regarding the use of this logo, please read the complete logo guidelines or contact Lynn's Office of Marketing and Communications at (561) 237-7195.

In Case You Missed It



 Spotted in Mizner Park... a Lynn University Debate 2012 banner.  Keep an eye out for it when you are in the area. 



Lynn's College Democrats and Republicans organizations, along with the College of Liberal Education and Dr. Robert Watson, collected almost 40 backpacks, filled them with school supplies, and donated them to the Florence Fuller Child Development Centers.




A group from Lynn attended the June 15 Forum Club event featuring Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy, authors of The New York Times bestseller The Presidents Club.  Lynn's Chief of Staff Dr. Jason Walton  has also been appointed to the Club's Board.



Commencement Address 2012 ? Centre College
Janet Brown, the  Executive Director of the CPD, gives the 2012 Commencement Address at Centre College.




Read how one of the candidates is preparing to take the stage at Lynn and the other debate sites.



 High school students launch petition for female moderator at 2012 presidential debates.  Read the news story or see the petition.




 During a June 19 debate campus planning meeting, Lynn's own Senior Vice President of Administration Greg Malfitano was appointed an Honorary Junior Member of the United States Secret Service by our USSS representative Koyt Wilcox.


The certificate's "Principles of Membership" read:

I will help the Secret Service by:

Upholding and defending the Constitution and obeying the laws of the United States, respecting the Rights and Property of others, obeying my parents, faithfully attending school, showing my respect for the Police Officers who protect my community, and by doing all in my power to be a good citizen.




CBS 12 reports on campus construction underway at Lynn University for presidential debate.



Lynn University prepares for presidential debate.

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