Name: Katie McCuen
Hometown: Montgomery, Ohio
Minor: Textiles and Clothing
Involvement on Campus: Rent the Runway Marketing Rep, Treasurer for Purchasing and Supply Management Association, Member of Delta Sigma Pi
HC: What is Rent the Runway?
KM: Rent the Runway is a website where girls can rent designer dresses, jewelry, and shoes for a fraction of the cost. Since the target market is college girls, each campus has a team of representatives that works on getting the word out about Rent the Runway through trunk shows, fashion shows, and various other events.
HC: What do you do as the marketing rep for OSU’s Runway rep team?
KM: I’m responsible for implementing and executing the marketing plan that is given to me by Rent the Runway corporate; for example, this month I have to visit a club and promote Rent the Runway.
HC: What is your favorite part of being on OSU’s Runway rep team?
KM: Since I’m a fashion minor, I love the exposure I get to the fashion world and the 50 percent discount doesn’t hurt either!
HC: What would you tell someone who’s interested in being on OSU’s Runway rep team?
KM: You have to be outgoing and comfortable talking to big groups of people and also be willing to dedicate a lot of time to the team.
HC: What is one fun fact about you?
KM: I have broken my foot five times.
HC: What is your favorite thing about OSU?
KM: I love all the people I have gotten to meet over the past few years.
HC: What is one thing you want to do before you graduate?
KM: I would really like to go on the ski club winter trip because I heard it’s really fun!
HC: What do you want to do once you leave OSU?
KM: I would like to be a retail fashion buyer for a large company such as Bloomingdales or Saks Fifth Avenue and, hopefully, live in New York City.