Amy White

Associate Director of Media Relations
Office of Communications and Public Affairs
(610) 758-6656
abw210@lehigh.edu

Amy White is Associate Director of Media Relations in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs. She identifies stories, pitches to media, writes articles for online and print, responds to media queries, and provides crisis communications support. Her favorite part of media relations is telling stories and creating connections between media, researchers, and the Lehigh community.

Amy has worked in higher education communications since 2006 and joined Lehigh University in 2010. She previously led public relations for Lehigh’s Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation (2012-2016) and Center for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology and Department of Materials Science and Engineering (2010-2012). Before coming to Lehigh, she managed communications and outreach for a research center at University of Missouri-Columbia that explored religion and public life.

Amy’s media relations and digital media efforts have been recognized with awards from the tri-state region’s association for higher education communications professionals, College and University Public Relations and Associated Professionals (CUPRAP). Before joining higher education, Amy was an award-winning print journalist for 12 years, reporting on diverse topics for several California newspapers. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from University of California, Davis.


As Lehigh expands its presence on the West Coast, students participate in the latest LehighSiliconValley trip. 

A Q&A with Anthony DiMaggio, an assistant professor of political science.

Study by COE's Sara Kangas finds ESL students with special needs fail to get language instruction and receive inequitable services. Her paper will be recognized March 28 by the International Research Foundation for English Language Education.

Lehigh students immerse themselves in the dynamic, fast-paced world of Silicon Valley.

Brief periods of online education and support for parents lead to significant improvements in children with ADHD.

Daisy Dai, assistant professor of economics at Lehigh, studies whether paid search ads are profitable investments.

Sothy Eng's research focuses on women in Cambodia but has ramifications for women worldwide.

Lehigh researchers George DuPaul and Lee Kern report their findings in The Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology.

Arpana Inman joins women leading change in higher education.

Newly discovered KELT-11b has an extremely low density and orbits near its host star.

And it’s not just on National Walk to Work Day.

Charles Stevens examines Chinese approaches to investment opportunities in East Africa.

Rebecca Traister says she will discuss how singlehood is threatened by the current political environment.

With the support of Lehigh’s Mellon Digital Humanities Initiative, the voices of women who worked for Bethlehem Steel are being preserved for generations to come, using a new technology available at the university for the first time.

Students bend metal into custom-designed cookie cutters and laser cut ornaments using tools and equipment in the campus “Maker Space.”

Student-made book lights, shelving, candle holders, furniture and more are for sale at the museum.

R. Chadwick Paul Jr., CEO of Ben Franklin Technology Partners, and entrepreneur honored for contributions.

New filter is the first to remove both arsenic and fluoride.

A Mountaintop team explores music, entrepreneurship and software ventures.

Students win national contest with device that monitors HIV medications.