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CPASS Graduate Returns to Home State

Chad Fowler, a native of Bridgeport, W.Va., was recently named assistant athletic director for development at Fairmont State University. He is a 1994 graduate of WVU who earned a degree in sports management. Chad began his professional career with the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets where he served as assistant director for community relations for two years and then as a sponsor services manager for four years.

For the past ten years, Fowler was working outside of sports management as a pharmaceutical representative. His most recent position was a senior customer sales representative at Merck, where he consistently ranked among the top 20 percent in the country. Now returning to the world of sports, he explained in the Fairmont State article that he is honored to work at FSU and excited to be back in his home state. This is a new beginning for Fowler filled with challenges he is excited to overcome. He started his new position on July 1.

Alumni and Student Share Updates

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Over the years, the College has seen thousands of students graduate and begin their careers. The school wishes success for their graduates and hopes each student’s experience at WVU was inspiring. A few graduates have reached out to the College to talk about where they are now.

Brad Haas is a 2010 graduate of the College. He earned his BSPE with a focus in sport and exercise psychology. His initial years at WVU led him to pursue a graduate degree in law. Having recently graduated from Case Western University he is now an associate at a law firm in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His undergraduate studies heavily influenced his career focus. He tells us that he plans to focus in sports related law. Brad has offered to share information about his post-WVU years and answer any questions students may have relating to law school, sports agents, lawyers, etc.