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SPOTLIGHT

IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 10, 2012
CONTACT: K. E. Schwab
724-738-2199
karl.schwab@sru.edu

SRU sport management graduate earns BGSU promotion

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – Jermaine Truax, a 2008 Slippery Rock University sport management master’s degree graduate, has been promoted to assistant athletics director for compliance at Bowling Green State University.

He had served as director of compliance and certification since arriving at BGSU in 2010. He recently received the Rising Star Award from the National Association For Athletics Compliance. The award was designed to recognize young compliance professionals considered to be emerging leaders within the compliance profession.

“Just as Jermaine’s peers recognize him as a rising star, we have seen the positive impact he has made on our department,” Greg Christopher, BGSU athletics director, said. “Jermaine does a terrific job with our compliance efforts and will expand his responsibilities by taking on sport administrator duties for gymnastics and coordinating our strategic planning efforts.”

Prior to joining Bowling Green State, Truax was director of compliance at St. Bonaventure University. He was also coordinator of internal operations at St. Bonaventure and served as a football assistant coach at Alfred State College. Truax played football and received his bachelor’s degree from Edinboro University.

Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania's premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.