Spiritual Life Staff

Bonnie-Jeanne Casey, Director of Spiritual Life

Bonnie-Jeanne Casey is an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister and a graduate of Harvard Divinity School. She has served two churches and two campus communities with distinction. She spent ten years as a parish minister at congregations in Wisconsin and Philadelphia. After relocating to Boston, she became a chaplain at Wellesley College and was later hired by Babson College as the Director of the Glavin Family Chapel. A staunch believer in the importance of religious literacy, Bonnie-Jeanne hopes to broaden the opportunities for students to learn about faith traditions other than their own and deepen the connections students feel to the holy. In addition to working part-time at Simmons, Bonnie-Jeanne is pursuing her doctoral degree at B.U. School of Theology.

Miriam Berkowitz Blue, Hillel Director

Miriam Berkowitz Blue works with the Hillel student organization and serves as an advisor to all Jewish students at the University, and in that role seeks to increase the vibrancy of Jewish life on campus. Miriam has worked as the Regional Director of New England Young Judea, as well as the Director of Adolescent Education for the Commission for Jewish Education in West Palm Beach, Florida prior to returning to Massachusetts in 2008. She is the Hillel Advisor at Simmons University as well as at Suffolk University, and also works at the North Suburban Jewish Community Center in Peabody, MA. Miriam received her BA from Wellesley College and served as the President of Wellesley Hillel while a student there.