Design & Construction

The Design and Construction Division provides the successful and collaborative execution of design and construction projects at Penn State, and is organized into five teams: Construction Services, Contract Administration, Design Services, Project Management and Renovation Services. 

Director: Lisa Berkey

Manages construction contract phase of projects to ensure standards are met, schedules are maintained and safety is assured
Construction contract procurement, professional agreement processing, payment applications, change-orders, DBE program management
Provides architectural/engineering services for various disciplines supplemented by outside forces when needed
Oversees design & construction of all new construction, renovation and major maintenance projects
Responsible for performing customer funded construction and select major maintenance projects.

People In Division


Roof and Elevator Designer
(814) 863-3269
Heating and Ventilation Technician
(814) 321-7737
Renovation Services Electrical Trades Superintendent
(814) 867-5557
Assistant Director, Design & Construction
(814) 865-7079
Sheet Metal Worker
(814) 308-2705
Civil Designer
(814) 865-6692
Director, Design & Construction
(814) 865-7187