Students attending Hankin Lecture with Peter Yost

Hankin Lecture

The Hankin Distinguished Lecture Series was established in 2006 in honor of the late Bernard Hankin and his family for their continuous and dedicated support of the residential construction program at Penn State. For this annual lecture, world-class speakers are invited to The Pennsylvania State University to address students and faculty. 

The lecture is free and open to the public. 

The 2021 Hankin Distinguished Lecture featuring Amanda L. Reddy, executive director of the National Center for Healthy Housing, will be held on November 17, 2021 at 4:00pm ET via Zoom. More information and registration is available.

The full length videos for previous lectures from 2007-present are available for online viewing with closed captioning below. 

Previous Hankin Lectures

2021 Hankin Lecture

Amanda Reddy headshot

  • Lecturer: Amanda L. Reddy, executive director of the National Center for Healthy Housing
  • Date: November 17, 2021
  • Time: 4:00pm ET
  • Location: Zoom, Registration information
  • Title: Florence Nightingale Was Right: The Central Role of Housing for Ensuring Health and Well-Being in a Changing World


The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center serves the home building industry and the residents of Pennsylvania by improving the quality and affordability of housing.

We conduct applied research, foster the development and commercialization of innovative technologies, and transfer appropriate technologies to the housing community.

Pennsylvania Housing Research Center

219 Sackett Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2341

Fax: 814-863-7304