Andrea Clark is a Blavin Scholars campus coach and mentor program coordinator. Andrea loves helping fellow Wolverines navigate college and maximize their full potential. Prior to joining the Blavin Scholars program, Andrea spent nine years as an Academic Advisor in the Ross School of Business and three years as an Intercultural Programs Advisor in the Center for Global and Intercultural Study. She also interned for International Programs in Engineering and Lloyd Scholars for Writing and the Arts.
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.
Robin Ford, LLMSW is a Campus Coach, in her coaching role Robin partners one on one with the Blavin Scholars to help them navigate and enhance their experience at the University of Michigan. Prior to working at the University of Michigan, Robin worked 9 years for the State of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services in several different Capacities which included: Foster Care Specialist, Adult Services Specialist, Prevention Specialist and most recently a Children’s Protective Services Specialist. Robin is a two time graduate of Eastern Michigan University.
Livi is currently pursuing a Master's in Social Work, focusing on Interpersonal Practice with Children, Youth, and Families. In 2019, Livi graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor's degree in Education and a minor in Social and Economic Justice. After obtaining her MSW this December, Livi hopes to join the workforce in a position that combines her passions for education, child welfare, and serving families in a holistic capacity.
Emma is currently pursuing a Master’s in Social Work, with a focus on Interpersonal Practice and Mental Health. In 2017, Emma graduated from New York University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. After obtaining her MSW next April, Emma hopes to continue pursuing her passion for helping individuals heal from trauma.