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Nineteen New Faculty Join ABAC Academic Ranks

August 17, 2017 Just as the new academic year which opened on Wednesday brings new faces to the student body at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, it also signals a time for new faces in classroom instruction. Dr. Jerry Baker, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, announced 19 new faculty…

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James Holcomb Plans for Progress of ABAC Foundation to Continue

August 15, 2017 “Continued progress beats postponed perfection,” according to James Holcomb, the new chair of the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Foundation, Inc.  This philosophy sums up the way Holcomb lives his life as a successful business leader, and he says it will also guide him as he begins his... Read More »

ABAC Begins Fall Semester with Record Number in Bachelor’s Degree Programs

August 14, 2017 A record number of students will be enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs when fall semester classes begin on Wednesday at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Those students will be able to choose from 13 bachelor’s degrees, including five new programs approved on Aug. 8 by the Board of... Read More »

King Hall Gets New Life as ABAC Prepares for Fall Semester

August 10, 2017 A 78-year-old building took a breath of new life at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Thursday when ABAC President David Bridges opened King Hall after a year-long renovation process. “This building has a long history here at ABAC,” Bridges said.  “It was at one time the library... Read More »

Masonic Lodges Fund New ABAC Scholarship

August 10, 2017 Matthew King and Thomas King are the first recipients of the newly created Masonic Lodge of Tifton #47 and #745 F&AM Scholarship to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. “Establishing this scholarship means a lot to us,” Bert Connell, Master of Tifton Lodge #47, said.  “Our organization is dedicated... Read More »

Music Department Faculty in Concert at ABAC August 22

August 10, 2017 Faculty members in the Music Department of the School of Arts and Sciences at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will exercise their vocal and instrumental talents on Aug. 22 in a Fine Arts Faculty Showcase at 7 p.m. in Howard Auditorium. The event is open to the public... Read More »

ABAC Performance Preview Open to Public on August 15

August 8, 2017 The Office of College Advancement at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will host the 2017-2018 ABAC Performing Arts Season Preview at 6 p.m. on Aug. 15 to spotlight the ABAC Presents! Performing Arts Series, the First Tuesday concerts, An Evening for ABAC, the Baldwin Players’ productions, and all... Read More »

Baldwin Players Announce Auditions for ‘Greater Tuna’ August 21 and 23

August 7, 2017 Auditions for the Baldwin Players fall production, “Greater Tuna,” will be held on Aug. 21 and Aug. 23 at 6:30 p.m. in Conger 319 on the campus of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Auditions are open to all ABAC students, staff, and faculty as well as local community members.... Read More »

ABAC Faculty Members Promoted; Six Granted Tenure

August 3, 2017 Seven members of the faculty at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College have been approved for promotion, according to Dr. Jerry Baker, ABAC Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.  Six faculty members have also been granted tenure at the college. Those faculty members receiving promotions include Donna Campbell,... Read More »

Dobbs Named Assistant Baseball Coach at ABAC

August 3, 2017 Aaron Dobbs is the new assistant baseball coach at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, according to an announcement today by ABAC Coach Brandon Reeder. “It’s good to have a coach of Aaron’s caliber come on board to help us continue to build momentum with our baseball program,” Reeder... Read More »