Karen Pillon

Campus fundraising drive hoping for heavy harvest

Participating in the University’s Annual Giving Program gives her a special feeling of accomplishment, says volunteer canvasser Karen Pillon.

“It’s fun to give knowing that we will benefit as employees,” she says. “The money we give isn’t going away; it will be spent where we spend most of our time.”

Building on the success of last year’s “Plant a Seed” campaign, this year’s theme is “Here We Grow Again.” A reception for volunteers Wednesday will help to launch the 2012 effort.

Lecture to explore the moral development of library service

Sometimes it’s good to bend the rules, says Karen Pillon.

Head of the access service department at the Leddy Library, she will discuss that principle in her free public lecture “No student turned away: Using Kohlberg’s six stages of moral development to inform a customer service model,” at 11 a.m. Friday, April 27, in room 302, West Leddy.

UWindsor iClimb teams top $1,000 for United Way

Teams from the Faculty of Law and the campus campaign for United Way raised more than $1300 for the charity’s iClimb event at the WFCU Centre.

Volunteers solicited pledges and then climbed the steps inside the east-end arena.

The law school’s team of students, staff and faculty collected $735 and the team from the central campaign raised $571. Members of the campus community also participated on other teams.

Sherri Overholt of the Centre for Executive and Professional Education helped to organize the event; Karen Pillon of the Leddy Library hosted warm-ups.