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Penelope Lyman

Title: Associate Professor - Accounting
Phone: 706-310-6211

Office: Student Resource Center, 592, Oconee


Penelope Lyman is an assistant professor of accounting in the Mike Cottrell College of Business at the University of North Georgia. Prior to joining UNG full time in 2007, Lyman served as an adjunct faculty member at Georgia State University, Georgia College & State University, Truett-McConnell College and the University of Georgia among others. In addition to her role at UNG, she serves as Controller for PML Milking Shorthorns and as a consultant in the area of financial accounting systems.

Lyman has received both the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning Level I and Level II certifications (CIRTL). She is an active member of the Georgia Association of Accounting Educators and American Accounting Association. She currently serves as the faculty advisor for Enactus on the Oconee Campus.

Courses Taught

ACCT 2101: Principles of Accounting I, ACCT 2102: Principles of Accounting II, BUSA 2201: Computer Information Systems


  • M.I.T., Internet Technology, University of Georgia, 2014
  • M.Acc., Accounting Information Systems, University of Georgia, 1988
  • B.S., Zoology, University of Georgia, 1978


Lyman, P. M. (2016). Using Freeware to Generate Planning Artifacts During Project Development. ACET Journal of Computer Education and Research, 10(1), 7. 

Jonick, C., Lyman, P. (2015). Leveraging Spreadsheet Capabilities in Principles of Accounting Courses. Southwestern Business Administration Journal, 15(1), 72-93.

Lyman, P. M., Smith, S. W. (2015). Into the Black with Blueberries: To Buy or Not To Buy-A Business Case Analysis Study. Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies--Allied Academies, 21(5), 163-173.

Work Experience

PML Milking Shorthorns
1991 - Present

Financial Accounting Systems Consultant
1989 - Present

Adjunct Faculty
Georgia State University
1992 - 2010

Adjunct Faculty
Georgia College & State University
1997 - 2004

Adjunct Faculty
Truett-McConnell College
1998 - 2003

Adjunct Faculty
University of Georgia
1988 - 1996

Adjunct Faculty
Gwinnett Technical Institute
1991 - 1995

Adjunct Faculty
University of Georgia, J.M. Tull School of Accounting
1990 - 1994

Adjunct Faculty
Brenau Professional College
1989 - 1994

Business Manager
Rocking MR Farm / Plum Pudding Boarding Kennels
1981 - 1993

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