Christina Tatu

Christina Tatu

Christina Tatu is a member of the editorial team in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs.

She writes for Lehigh’s various print publications and news websites.

Tatu joined Lehigh in September 2021 after 13 years as a reporter at several daily newspapers, writing for publications like The Morning Call in Allentown, the Pocono Record in Stroudsburg and the New Jersey Herald in Newton. While at The Morning Call she covered the city of Bethlehem and numerous other communities throughout the Lehigh Valley.

Her writing has been recognized by the Pennsylvania News Media Association and Pennsylvania Women’s Press Association.

A Poconos native, Tatu holds a B.A. in English from East Stroudsburg University, where she also minored in media communications.

Native American Artifacts Found on Lehigh Land to be Returned to Delaware Nation

A 3,000-year-old flint knifepoint is among the artifacts to be returned to the sovereign, federally recognized Delaware Nation, with whom Lehigh partnered with last year.

A Connection to History: Historic Bridge Saved by Lehigh Alumni Gets National Designation

A bridge in Hellertown, Pennsylvania rehabilitated by a group of Lehigh engineering students in 1994 has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Lehigh’s Strategic Plan: ‘We are Making Progress,’ Helble Says

University leadership updated the Lehigh community on multiple strategic plan initiatives Wednesday at an information session held on the Mountaintop campus.

2023: Year in Review

Looking back at some of the biggest Lehigh stories of the year.

Lehigh Hosts Inaugural Pennsylvania Arts & Humanities: A Statewide Convening

An estimated 300 professionals from dozens of cultural and arts organizations around the state attended the event, which was well received.

Lehigh President Joseph J. Helble ’82 Kicks off Latin American Tour with Lecture at Universidad San Francisco de Quito

Helble delivered a lecture during his first stop on a tour of Latin America Thursday, highlighting Lehigh’s commitment to interdisciplinary education.

Lehigh President Joseph J. Helble: 'It’s Been an Extraordinary Six Months'

Helble ’82 held a Community Conversation in person and virtually on Monday.

Wilberto Sicard ’20 is a Law Student Making an Impact in Allentown

A Juris Doctor candidate at Yale Law School, Sicard plans to advocate for fair criminal justice after attaining his degree.

Harnessing Generative AI

What does generative artificial intelligence mean for higher education? Promising or problematic?

Lehigh Student Wins Several Awards in Entrepreneurial Pitch Competition

Dulra Amolegbe ’26 created the start-up, Dot, that offers immigrant students a way to make cashless transactions.

Lehigh and Delaware Nation Announce Partnership

The agreement will aid in Indigenous research opportunities and establish a historic preservation office on campus. Lehigh is situated on Delaware Nation’s ancestral lands.

Pennsylvania Partners with Lehigh to Gather and Promote Native American Histories and Cultures

A grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission will help the Pennsylvania Tourism Office, in partnership with Lehigh, to develop a plan for collecting Indigenous histories.

Alexa, Can You Lead the Way at Lehigh?

A Creative Inquiry team of students is bringing Amazon’s Alexa to Lehigh, where the voice-activated assistant can help students navigate campus.

Updated bLUeprint Enhances Student Life Outside the Classroom

Entering its 10th year, bLUeprint was updated to include five new foundations.

A Love of Maps and a Legacy

A new exhibit in Linderman Library will include maps dating back to the 16th through 18th centuries.

Lehigh Alumna Explores WWII Mysteries

Donna Esposito has written two WWII-era novels and helped with the repatriation of an MIA American soldier.

Baker Institute’s Student Entrepreneurs Present Projects at Hatchery Demo Day

The students showcased their venture projects after six weeks of immersive entrepreneurial experience through Baker’s Hatchery program.

Scholar, Lincoln Expert Harold Holzer Delivers 2023 Baccalaureate Address

Baccalaureate was held Saturday in Packer Memorial Church.

Lehigh Announces University Faculty and Staff Awards

The university recognizes 23 faculty and staff members for their outstanding dedication to the Lehigh community during the 2022-2023 academic year.

Lehigh President Joseph J. Helble: ‘It is a Moment When We are Coming Back Together’

Helble ’82 held a Community Conversation in person and virtually on Tuesday.