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
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Construction contract procurement, professional agreement processing, payment applications, change-orders, DBE program management
Building plans
Provides architectural/engineering services for various disciplines supplemented by outside forces when needed
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Oversees design & construction of all new construction, renovation and major maintenance projects
South Residence Halls
Responsible for performing customer funded construction and select major maintenance projects.

People In Division


Roof and Elevator Designer
(814) 863-3269
Renovation Services Electrical Trades Superintendent
(814) 867-5557
Construction Carpenter
(814) 777-4638
Assistant Director, Design & Construction
(814) 865-7079
Civil Designer
(814) 865-6692
Lisa Berkey
Assistant Vice President, Design & Construction
(814) 865-7187
Manager of Design Services
(814) 863-2176
Marv Bevan
Facilities Project Manager
(814) 865-3474
(814) 777-0310
(814) 777-4877