Carina Sitkus

Carina Sitkus is the Director of Communications in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs, responsible for university communications and reputational strategy, writing about major university initiatives, executing strategic communications and serving on Lehigh’s crisis management and COVID response teams.

Treating Disease Through Neurostimulation  

Mayuresh Kothare develops tools for optimizing treatment of medical conditions via neurostimulation of peripheral nerves. 

Lehigh University Police Department earns Premier Agency Status, the ‘top echelon’ of agencies in Pennsylvania

Only 2% of agencies earned the status, which requires at least five-time re-accreditation

Fall 2022 Honors Convocation Recognizes Students’ Academic Accomplishments

The 44th honors ceremony celebrated 270 undergraduate students for high academic achievement. 

Lehigh University Named Recipient of 2022 HEED Award

For the fourth consecutive year, The Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognized Lehigh’s outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion on a national level.

Lehigh Ranked Among Nation’s Top National Universities

The university has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s outstanding national universities.

Lehigh University Formally Launches Our Future, Our Lehigh Strategic Planning Process

Join the open dialogue on the strategic direction of the University.

Brett Ludwig Named Lehigh’s New Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs

Ludwig, the current chief communications officer and head of global communications at W.L. Gore & Associates, joins Lehigh August 15.

Lehigh Names New Trustees

Five new board members and three corporate trustees began their terms July 1.

Michael Todd Named Lehigh’s New Vice President for Finance and Administration

Todd joins Lehigh following a comprehensive national search, succeeding Patricia Johnson.

Judy Marks ’84 ’13P to Lehigh’s Class of 2022: This is the Pursuit of Lifelong Transformation

The CEO of Otis Worldwide Corporation delivers keynote remarks at Lehigh's 154th Commencement.

New Student Support Program Offers Free, 24/7 Remote Mental Health and Well-Being Support for Students

The services complement Lehigh’s existing student counseling services.

A Q&A With Health and Wellness Center Executive Director David Rubenstein

David Rubenstein, who joined Lehigh in July 2019 as the first executive director of the Health and Wellness Center, offers thoughts on health and wellness as he transitions to a new faculty role.  

PROFILE: A Full-Circle Leadership Opportunity

Jon Leight ’23, a junior psychology major, is now responsible for orchestrating the community events he grew up attending.

Lehigh’s Graduate Programs Earn High Rankings

The rankings will appear in U.S. News and World Report’s 2023 Best Graduate Schools Rankings

Influential Business Leader Judy Marks ’84 ’13P to Deliver 2022 Lehigh Commencement Address

Marks ’84 ’13P—the Chair, CEO and President of Otis Worldwide Corporation—will deliver remarks over commencement weekend.

Vincent Forlenza ’75 Named New Chair of Lehigh’s Board of Trustees

He succeeds Kevin Clayton ’84 ’13P, who has been Chair of the Board since July 1, 2017.

Lehigh University Searches for Vice President for Finance and Administration and Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs Fully Underway

The search committees announced the websites, which include position descriptions, nomination information and additional resources for both search processes.  

Lehigh’s Vice President for Finance and Administration, Patricia Johnson, to Retire

Johnson’s tenure has been defined by tremendous growth and advancement for Lehigh, spanning finance and administrative functions across the university.

Inauguration of President Joseph J. Helble ’82 Set for Founder’s Weekend

The schedule of events begins Friday, Oct. 15, with the formal inauguration ceremony of Helble as Lehigh’s 15th president.

Lehigh Ranked Among Nation’s Top National Universities

The university has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s outstanding national universities.