NEW: City Manager to Receive Honorary Degree From Becker College
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
“We are proud to honor City Manager O’Brien with one of two honorary degrees we will award this year,” said Becker College President Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D.
The City Manager’s keynote address will be delivered at the Honors Convocation ceremony on Friday, May 10, at 3:00 p.m., on the college’s Leicester Campus.
“Mr. O’Brien has worked with leaders throughout the Commonwealth and capitalized on Worcester’s strengths to begin a lasting transformation. His contributions and commitment to this city are a source of inspiration and resonate with the Becker College mission,” Johnson said.
In a release, the college stated that under O’Brien’s leadership, Worcester is in the midst of one of the most aggressive economic development agendas in the Commonwealth and listed the city’s current public and private investments as some of his accomplishments including the arrival of JetBlue, transportation work, public health outreach, and the City Square project.
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