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Kelly Magazzu

  • Contracting Officer
Office of Sponsored Programs
110 Technology Center Building University Park, PA 16802
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As a Contracting Officer, Kelly is responsible for reviewing requests for proposals, processing gifts and grants, and negotiating contracts, subawards, and modifications thereto. Kelly also serves as a member of the Subaward Committee.

Kelly joined Penn State’s Office of Sponsored Programs in 2021 with pre- and post-award research administration experience at the college level. Prior to her career in research administration, Kelly gained over thirteen years of experience in legal, compliance, and internal audit roles in the casino industry.

Kelly holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Stockton University, as well as Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctor Degrees from Rutgers University-Camden.


Kelly negotiates subawards for the following units:

  • Behrend College
  • Capital College
  • EMS (I-Z)
  • Science