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.

Lehigh's First University Research Center to Focus on Catastrophe Modeling

The first of three new University Research Centers, The Center for Catastrophe Modeling and Resilience aims to explore how hurricanes, pandemics and other large-scale events impact communities.

Baccalaureate Speaker Rachel Laser of Americans United to Graduates: ‘Be Authentically Yourself’

Class of 2024 graduating seniors celebrate Baccalaureate Saturday by sharing their faith and reflecting on their time at Lehigh.

Lehigh’s Center for Catastrophe Modeling and Resilience Receives NSF Planning Grant to Pursue Industry-University Cooperative Research Center

Grant will strengthen Lehigh’s Center for Catastrophe Modeling and Resilience as a nationally recognized research center.

Lehigh President Joseph J. Helble: Lehigh Should Aspire to Be A ‘Community of Belonging’

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

Secret Rooms and Artifacts: The Clayton University Center at Packer Hall Renovation Yields Surprises

Workers dismantling the interior of the iconic structure find old drawings, fossils and other items from the past.

‘Passport Stamps’: Lehigh Grad and Former War Correspondent Recounts his Experience

Sean Carberry ’91 writes about his time overseas in his new book, “Passport Stamps: Searching the World for a War to Call Home.”

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.