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.

Helping Autism Educators Through Project STAY

Kristi Morin develops Project STAY to help new teachers working with autistic students and improve teacher retention.

Traveling Exhibition Introduces Lehigh Community to Himalayan Artworks

Latest LUAG exhibition will feature Himalayan art, which includes works from the Tibetan Plateau, Nepal, Kashmir, Bhutan and areas of northern India and Pakistan.

Rediscovering Miles Rock

A gift to Lehigh Libraries Special Collections creates a snapshot of one of Lehigh’s first graduates—a naturalist, civil engineer and astronomer—and offers new research opportunities.

Packer Museum: Past + Future

Lehigh's first museum was once located in what is now the Clayton University Center at Packer Hall, which will undergo extensive renovations.

Four Questions with Sylvia Acevedo

Trailblazer Sylvia Acevedo, an engineer, businesswoman and former Girl Scouts CEO, was this fall’s inaugural Iacocca Leadership Speaker. (Contributed Photo)

Lehigh Observes Veterans Day

In observance of Veterans Day, Lehigh hosted a flag raising ceremony, luncheon and 2.8-mile Veterans Day run.

‘A Home Away From Home’: New Jewish Student Center at Lehigh Officially Dedicated

The center provides a community for Jewish Lehigh students. The 40th anniversary of Lehigh’s first Hillel House was also recognized during the ceremony Founder’s Weekend.

Gauri Subramani: Female Innovators and the Great Divide

Subramani examines the implications of representation on entrepreneurship and innovation.

Founder of #MeToo Movement Delivers 42nd Tresolini Lecture

Tarana Burke recalls the moment her movement went viral and says, "We still have so far to go.”

Founder of #MeToo Movement to Deliver Lehigh’s 42nd Annual Tresolini Lecture

Activist Tarana Burke initiated a movement to help women and girls, particularly those of color, who survived sexual abuse and assault.

LUAG Asks “What Matters Most” with New Exhibition

The Lehigh University Art Galleries asks faculty, staff, students and the community to explore what matters most to them as they navigate the pandemic.

Class of 2026 Moves In, Receives Lively Welcome

More than 1,500 students from 44 states and territories and 38 countries join the Lehigh family this week.

‘XR Learning’ Takes Lehigh Students Beyond the Classroom

More faculty are supplementing their lesson plans with “extended reality,” or XR learning, which includes virtual and augmented reality.

Advancing Equity and Justice

Krystal Ka‘ai ’10 leads the White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.

Lehigh Announces University Faculty and Staff Awards

The university recognizes 17 faculty and staff members for their outstanding dedication to the Lehigh community during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Internationally Renowned Religion Scholar Thomas P. Kasulis Delivers Baccalaureate Address

This year’s Baccalaureate was the first in-person in three years because of the pandemic.

Ribbon-Cutting Celebrates New Health, Science and Technology Building

Lehigh’s Health, Science and Technology Building was celebrated Friday with a ribbon cutting.

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health Rachel Levine to Speak at Lehigh Thursday

Levine will give a presentation at the new Health, Science and Technology Building on how she’s working to help the nation overcome the pandemic.

Design: Benches as Art

A furniture design course created benches for community use in art galleries.

Tiny House, Big Adventure

Lehigh alumni Katherine and Mike Hodsdon are traveling the country in a tiny house on wheels.