February 13, 2014

Malynda Dorsey
Communications Specialist


Langdale College of Business Administration Hosts Black History Exhibit

VALDOSTA - Valdosta State University’s Langdale College of Business Administration will host “A Salute to Historical African Americans” in honor of Black History Month at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 in the Pound Hall Auditorium, room 211, on North Campus.

“The event will feature several authentic letters from various historical African Americans, such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Thurgood Marshall and Booker T. Washington,” said Dr. Roy Copeland, assistant professor of management. "It is important for people to be able to see these authenticated letters and artifacts from black people who have made immense contributions to America. We encourage people to attend and ask questions.”

The speaker for the event is Sam Allen, retired superintendent of Valdosta City Schools.

Refreshments will be served in the student lounge on the first floor following the event.

For more information about the event, please contact the Langdale College of Business Administration at (229) 333-5991.

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