SALISBURY, MD---Maryland State Senator Rob Garagiola recently spoke to Salisbury University students, sharing stories about the humorous start to his campaign, his first nerve-racking election night, and the joys of serving in government for the past nine years.
“Stay engaged and stay involved,” he encouraged them.
The senate majority leader, who represents Montgomery County, is SU’s 2011 John R. Hargreaves Distinguished Legislative Fellow. SU President Janet Dudley-Eshbach called him a “dynamic young role model” for SU students.
Pictured, from left, are Dr. Adam Hoffman, director of the Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement (PACE); Diana Dwyer, senior communication arts major from Smithtown, NY; Nicole Barnhill, junior accounting major from Lexington Park, MD; Garagiola; Kelly Shanahan, senior political science and environmental studies major from Jarrettsville, MD; Chase Gordon, senior political science major from Kent Island, MD; and Ginie Lynch, managing director of PACE.