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August 26, 2014 A total of 70 students completed the requirements for graduation from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College at the end of the summer term. Nine of those students received bachelor’s degrees. The graduates, their hometowns, and their fields of study are as follows:   BACHELOR’S DEGREES:   FORTSONJacob Finn, Turfgrass and…

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Study Abroad Trip Opens ABAC Student’s Eyes to Scotland

August 26, 2014 Trading the pine trees of south Georgia for the rugged terrain of the Scottish countryside was not exactly the trip Victoria Powell had in mind when she decided to study abroad this summer. But now after spending two weeks in the sheep-strewn meadows of Scotland, she can’t... Read More »

‘Pegasus’ to Host Open Microphone Night August 28

August 25, 2014 The Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College literary magazine, “Pegasus,” will host its first Open Microphone Night of the year on Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. on the second floor of the J. Lamar Branch Student Center. Dr. Jeff Newberry, faculty co-advisor for the magazine, said this will be... Read More »

United States Army Jazz Ambassadors in Free Concert for ABAC Series

The United States Army Jazz Ambassadors will be featured in a free concert on Sept. 2 to kick off the 2014-15 “ABAC Presents! Performing Arts Series” at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. The concert begins at 7 p.m. at the Tift County High School (TCHS) Performing Arts Center. Although this concert... Read More »

‘Bottles and Brushes’ Art Class at Museum of Agriculture on September 19

The Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will host the first “Bottles and Brushes” art class of the fall season on Sept. 19 from 6-8 p.m. Participants will paint “Curious Goat.” The class will be jointly instructed by Brenda and Richard Rose. “We are... Read More »

Boone Named Director of Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village

Garrett Boone has been named the Director of the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College by ABAC Vice President for Finance and Operations Paul Willis. Willis made the appointment on August 1. Boone has served as Assistant Director at the museum since 2012 and... Read More »


TIFTON—Students who achieved academic excellence in their course work during the summer term were recently recognized at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. ABAC cites its top academic students each semester on the President’s List, the Dean’s List, and the Distinguished Achievement List. The President’s List is the highest academic honor possible... Read More »

ABAC Bachelor Degree Enrollment Continues to Soar

August 13, 2014 Since the inception of the bachelor degrees at ABAC, enrollment in these programs has increased over 20% each year. This year is no exception with a more than 23% increase from 2013-14. For the second year in a row, overall enrollment for the College is up again... Read More »

ABAC Performing Arts Series Kicks Off Fourth Season September 2

August 12, 2014 From opera to jazz to classic drama on the stage, the “ABAC Presents! Performing Arts Series” at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College packs a powerful punch for patrons of the arts during its fourth season. Wayne Jones, Director of the ABAC Arts Connection and the coordinator for the... Read More »

Langdale to Speak at ABAC Convocation on August 14

August 11, 2014 John Wesley Langdale, III, will be the featured speaker on Aug. 14 at the annual freshman convocation at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. The 3:30 p.m. ceremony in Gressette Gym will conclude the Welcome Week activities at ABAC. Now serving as the president of The Langdale Company, Langdale... Read More »