Business Student Selected for Governor's Fellows Program
May 23, 2019
Sanidia Cranston, a junior management major in the Strome College of Business at Old Dominion University, has been accepted into the Governor's Fellows Program for this summer.
Established in 1982, this program brings exceptional students from the Commonwealth's colleges to participate in a two-month Fellows programs in state government. By working daily alongside policymakers, the students get to experience governance firsthand.
"Every summer, I look forward to the arrival of the Governor's Fellows and the unique experiences, perspectives and energy that each one of them brings," Gov. Ralph Northam said. "This program aims to cultivate the next generation of Virginia leaders by introducing young Virginians with a desire to serve to the workings of the executive branch and helping them build the skills and relationships to create a positive impact in our Commonwealth."
Cranston, who is from Colonial Heights, is one of 28 students selected to participate in the program this year. They are placed in various cabinet and other offices in the Administration.