Carnegie Mellon University

Office of Human Resources United Way Campaign Events

OHR staff members are invited to participate in CMU's 2021 United Way Campaign through HR-specific virtual events and contests. Stay connected with your colleagues, engage in some friendly competition, and help your community through donations to United Way of Southwestern PA. See below for more details. You are also encouraged to give to United Way — or its contributor supported agencies — through a one-time gift or continuing payroll deduction. 

Weekly Step Challenge: Step Up for United Way

February 22 through March 26

The competition is over. Thank you to everyone who participated. Winners received CMU swag.

Weekly Winners and Overall Winner:

  • Week 1: Lara Sullivan
  • Week 2: Mary Parker
  • Week 3: Dan Corletti
  • Week 4: Heather Wainer
  • Week 5: No winner due to no duplicate rule
  • Overall: Mary Parker with over 280,000 steps - Well Done!

Pet-a-Palooza Photo Contest

Enter through March 12; vote March 15 through 26

Thanks to all who participated. And the winners are ...

1st Place:
Nancy Snyder's Teddy

2nd Place:
Jessica McDonald's Toby

3rd Place:
Missy Carrozza's Abner

Campus-Wide Trivia Tournament

The Trivia Tournament ended with the Tournament of Champions on March 24

Thank you to all of the participants and spectators for their generosity.

Trivia Themes (all questions multiple choice)

  • March 3    All About the 80s
  • March 10   Spotlight on Movies
  • March 17   Tune Into Music
  • March 24   General Knowledge

Weekly Winners and Trivia Champion:

  • March 3: Carrie Chisholm
  • March 10: Heinz College team
  • March 17: Heinz College team
  • March 24/Champion: Carrie Chisholm