On Friday, Nov. 11, the female members of PRSSA gathered together for a Girl’s Night Out, or “In,” since it was held at Rachel Schramm’s, Olivet’s PRSSA President, apartment. The goal of the night was for the new members to get to know the returning members in a fun and personal setting.
The night kicked off at 7:30 p.m. with pizza, snacks and desserts. As each girl helped herself to her choices of food, there was music to bring the party to life. After all of the girls were there, the games begun. Everyone sat in a circle and mingled, painted their nails and played Apples to Apples. Around that time, PRSSA’s Faculty Advisor, Professor Elizabeth Kerns, stopped by to join in on the fun.
After several rounds of Apples to Apples were played, Schramm created “getting to know you” questions for everyone to answer. Each girl got a chance to introduce themselves and reveal their interests and personalities to the rest of the group. Some of the questions that they answered included, “What is your dream job in PR?,” “Who is your favorite Disney Princess and why?” as well as more personal questions such as “What is your biggest fear?” and “What is something you struggle with?”
Answering these questions allowed each girl to feel more comfortable with her peers of PRSSA, as well as create friendships deeper than conversing at weekly meetings. The night came to an end after everyone wrote an anonymous note of encouragement to someone else at the event, providing words of appreciation or wishing that they will receive strength through the end of the semester’s struggles.