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Georgia Museum of Agriculture Sets August Hours

July 26, 2016 Portions of the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will be temporarily closed during the month of August for scheduled seasonal updates. Museum Director Garrett Boone said the Historic Village, Gallery, and the Museum will be closed until Sept. 3. The…

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ABAC Opens New Lab Sciences Building July 27

July 21, 2016 Students enrolled in the bachelor’s degree program in biology at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will begin the upcoming fall semester with an ultra-modern laboratory sciences building open to them around the clock. Doors to the brand new $8.5 million-dollar laboratory sciences building will open for the first... Read More »

Over 1,300 Students Will Live on Campus at ABAC for Fall Term

July 19, 2016 An annual migration of students larger than the population of many small towns in Georgia is about to settle in on the campus of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Dr. Chris Kinsey, Director of Residence Life, says a few spaces are still available in ABAC Place and ABAC... Read More »

‘Bottles and Brushes’ Art Class at Museum of Agriculture on July 22

July 18, 2016 The Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will host the “Bottles and Brushes” art class on July 22 from 6-8 p.m.  Participants will paint “Giraffe” by Brenda Rose, a local artist and the “Bottles and Brushes” instructor. Rose will guide participants... Read More »

Welcome Week Activities August 5-9 at ABAC

July 18, 2016 Entering freshmen will experience college life for the first time on Aug. 5 with the start of the annual Welcome Week activities at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Celebrating its 10th year in its current format, Welcome Week introduces new students to the college through a number of... Read More »

Town and Gown Event on August 8 at ABAC

July 11, 2016 The 9th Annual Town and Gown Connection will take place on Aug. 8 from 4–6 p.m. in Gressette Gymnasium at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. The event will feature businesses and churches that will welcome new and returning ABAC students to Tifton. Churches can take part in this... Read More »

Travel with ABAC to Atlanta Braves’ Game August 20

July 5, 2016 Alumni and friends of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College can travel to Turner Field for the Atlanta Braves’ major league baseball game against the Washington Nationals on Aug. 20. The contest represents one of the final home games to be played at Turner Field during this last season... Read More »

Bridges Begins 11th Year as ABAC President

June 23, 2016 Dr. David Bridges doesn’t spend a lot of time pondering his golden years.  His waking moments are consumed with planning the future of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. And he believes that his vision is within reach. “I want ABAC to be the premier place for students to... Read More »

ABAC Math Faculty Teaching at Colquitt Regional Medical Center

June 23, 2016 High school juniors and seniors in Moultrie may be taking the first step toward careers in the medical profession this summer in a class being offered at Colquitt Regional Medical Center by Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. ABAC Interim Mathematics Chair Melanie Partlow and Dr. Eunkyung You, associate... Read More »

Waycross Officer Graduates from Police Academy at ABAC

June 23, 2016 Department of Corrections officer Matthew C. Gourley of Waycross was among 19 individuals who recently received certificates at graduation exercises for the 286th session of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) Regional Police Academy at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. The GPSTC regularly holds multi-week intensive training... Read More »