A new club that will serve as a welcome addition to athletic events at the College was approved at the Student Government general body meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 17.
Pep Band, headed by junior music major Sam Nemeth, aims to enhance school spirit by sitting in the stands at athletic events, especially football games, and playing music to support the team and pump up the crowd.
Governmental Affairs voted unanimously in favor of the club, which has 22 members currently on the charter list.
Vice President of GA Jess Glynn called the club “unique.”
“They plan on having a facility and maybe a coach. There will be many people playing many instruments,” she said.
Later, Vice President of Student Affairs Amy Hecht announced that a presentation about Campus Town will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 11 a.m. in Education Building room 212.
“They want to show us what’s behind the fence,” Hecht said. “There will be pictures and information on the new apartments, restaurants and stores.”
Hecht also shared that a new director of recreation has just been hired, but his name has not yet been released. He is scheduled to begin on either Sunday, Sept. 28 or Monday, Sept. 29.
“It’s very exciting,” Hecht said. “He has a lot of experience with outdoor recreation, such as white water rafting and camping.”
The new director will be responsible for overseeing the Physical Enhancement Center and Fitness Center, as well as helping to move facilities to Campus Town when the time comes.
“Now we really want to get a handle on club sports — I know it’s been tough,” Hecht said.