September 7, 2006
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Charles Harmon Director of University Relations, Edtwon A. Myree Student Assistant

McGahee to deliver Langdale Lecture

Valdosta State University's Langdale Lecture Series continues this month with its second speaker James McGahee, the CEO of South Georgia Medical Center. The McGahee lecture, entitled "The Pursuit of Success is a Pursuit of Happiness," will be held on Monday, September 18 at 5:00 p.m. in the Pound Hall Auditorium.

McGahee holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and a master's degree in finance from Valdosta State College. In July of 2000, he assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer at the South Georgia Medical Center, following eight years as the hospital's Chief Operating Officer and ten years as Chief Financial Officer. Currently, McGahee is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Georgia Hospital Association, and is an associate member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. McGahee serves on the Valdosta State University Foundation Board of Trustees as well as the Harley Langdale, Jr. College of Business Administration Business Alumni Advisory Board.

The Harley Langdale Jr. Lecture Series provides Valdosta State University business students and the public an opportunity to hear lectures on a wide range of business-related topics presented by experts in their related fields.

For more information contact the Harley Langdale Jr. College of Business Administration at 229-333-5991.