La'retta Castro

  • Contracting Officer
Office of Sponsored Programs
110 Technology Center Building University Park, PA 16802
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La’retta joined OSP in 2022 as a Contracting Officer. She reviews RFPs, processes gifts and grants, and negotiates contracts, non-disclosure agreements, subawards, and modifications thereto.

La’retta holds an MBA from Le Moyne College and a BA in Criminology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a Minor in Philosophy. La’retta has over 15 years experience with grants management.


  • La'retta prepares Core Facilty ARSO's for the following business areas:
    • Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences
    • Institutes of Energy and the Environment  (IEE)
    • Materials Research Institute (MRI)


  • La'retta also negotiates the following special agreements:
    • Membership Agreements (Business Admin)
    • SHAP Agreements (AG)