3rd, final debate to be held at Lynn University
BOCA RATON, Fla. (WSVN) -- The third and final debate is putting the focus squarely on South Florida.
Students at Lynn University watched the presidential debate Tuesday night knowing the next time President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney face each other, will be on their campus. "The vibe on campus is incredible," said on student.
The university of just 2,000 students is now the focal point of the political world. The third and final debate will be held on Oct. 22. "It has been a wild ride for us at this small institution," said Lynn University President Kevin Ross. "We have learned a lot, we have come together and we are ready."
The last time the university made headlines was two years ago when six students and teachers were killed in the Haiti earthquake. "That was a very dark moment for our institution," said Ross.
Now the attention has returned, with a small South Florida university hosting the largest political stage in the country-- a moment the students will never forget. "Their sitting here in the front row watching history unfold," said Lynn University politics professor Dr. Robert Watson.
These debates are costing Lynn University an upwards of $5,000. However, they will receive a $1 million communications infrastructure on campus.
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