The Physical Education Majors Club (PEM) is open to all students enrolled in the Teacher Certification, degree program. The PEM Club sponsors a number of special events during the year including participation in the SuperStars competition during the SCAAHPERD Convention, Hoop for Hearts, and other fundraising and social activities during the year. The PEM Club is a professional organization that allows students to begin to develop as professionals in the discipline by networking with other students on campus and across the state.
The purpose of the PEM club is to provide professional development and networking opportunities to students enrolled in the PETE program. The focus is on developing professional friendships and relationships that will last a lifetime.
1. To develop professional friendships that will last a lifetime.
2. To participate in a series of professional development and growth opportunities such as the Post Lecture, SCAHPERD Convention, and other campus and regional activities.
3. To understand the rich history and tradition of the PETE program at Winthrop University.
The PEM club has a long tradition at Winthrop University. For over 80 years the PEM Club has provided professional development and growth opportunities for undergraduate students. The friendship formed through active participation in the PEM Club last a lifetime. The club allows undergraduate students to share common experiences that enrich their academic preparation at Winthrop and lead to professional friendships that form the foundation of a professional network that can be accessed for guidance and help throughout your career. The Department celebrates this tradition through the publication of the X-PEM Press, which provides updates and news about the department to alumni twice a year.
Last night, (11/2/2011) our very own Goon Squad emerged victorious in the 2011 Co-Rec Softball Championship! The Goons came to bat in the bottom of the final inning in a tied ball game… and they would not be denied! Congrats on an outstanding season! Special thanks to team captains Laurel Shelley and Justin “Biscuit” Strain for their exemplary leadership over the course of the season! You’ve done us proud! See you in the spring!
The Physical Education Majors Club (PEM) is open to all students enrolled in the Teacher Certification, degree program.