Miriam Connolly, LMSW, is Director of the Blavin Scholars Program and Campus Coach. In her coaching role, Miriam partners one-on-one with Blavin Scholars to help them navigate and maximize their experience at the University of Michigan.
Prior to working at the University of Michigan, Miriam worked for 18 years for the State of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services in variety of roles including as a foster care specialist, manager and licensing specialist. Miriam is also a licensed clinical social worker and has provided services in the non-profit sector in Flint and Washtenaw counties.
A two time graduate of the University of Michigan, Miriam earned her Bachelor’s and Master's degrees from the School of Social Work in 1999 and 2004 respectively. Prior to attending the University of Michigan, Miriam served her country in the United States Marine Corps.