The O’Brien Foundation’s generosity in support of the career development initiatives of Merrimack College, has helped Merrimack to be recognized by Money Magazine as one of the “10 Most Transformative Colleges in the U.S.” — a college that “helps students do far better than would be expected, given their academic and economic backgrounds.”.  The O’Brien Center for Career Development supports Merrimack College’s Agenda for Distinction, the strategic plan that will enable the institution to confidently drive toward its vision of creating a highly ranked, internationally respected, selective masters comprehensive Catholic college, which is residential, student-centered, professionally focused and rigorous in the liberal arts, sciences, and business.  Student access and career success are cornerstones of the Agenda.