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Community Events Fill Up ABAC Calendar This Fall

August 25, 2016 A number of scheduled events open to the public will take place on the campus of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the fall semester.  The fall lineup offers something for everyone and includes musical performances, information sessions, and annual events.  All events listed are open to the…

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Harley Langdale, Jr. Foundation Provides $250,000 Toward Ag Program for Children at Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at ABAC

August 23, 2016 Thousands of school children across South Georgia will benefit from a $250,000 gift from the Harley Langdale, Jr. Foundation, Inc., to the ABAC Foundation to enhance agriculture and natural resources programming at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. In the... Read More »

ABAC AG CLASSIC GOLF TOURNAMENT SEPTEMBER 26

August 18, 2016 TIFTON – The 16th Annual Ag Classic Golf Tournament at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will be held on Sept. 26 at ABAC’s Forest Lakes Golf Course. There will be an 8 a.m. flight and a 1 p.m. flight. A complimentary lunch will be served between flights. The... Read More »

ABAC Performing Arts Series Kicks Off Season September 11

August 16, 2016 Symphonies, jazz, and dramatic performances are all included in the seven events of this year’s “ABAC Presents! Performing Arts Series” at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. ABAC Arts Connection Director Wayne Jones said the 2016-17 series kicks off with the University of Georgia Symphony Orchestra on Sept. 11... Read More »

Apprentices Make a Difference in Museum of Agriculture Programs

August 16, 2016 Fifteen young people between the ages of 14 and 18 spent their summer volunteering as a part of the Museum Apprentice Program at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. “The program offers Tiftarea youth an opportunity to learn about history,... Read More »

ABAC Defies Trend, Enrollment On the Rise

For IMMEDIATE Release  August 11, 2016 ABAC Defies Trend, Enrollment On the Rise TIFTON – Bucking a nationwide trend of declining student numbers, enrollment at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College has increased for the third time in the last four years, according to the figures from the first day of fall... Read More »

Fall Semester Begins with Packed Residence Halls at ABAC

August 8, 2016 For the third year in a row, students have filled every living space available on the campus of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in anticipation of the start of the fall semester on Wednesday. Dr. Chris Kinsey, director of residence life, said around 1,350 students are occupying rooms... Read More »

ABAC Announces New Faculty for 2016 Fall Term

August 8, 2016 Just as the new academic year opening on Wednesday brings new faces to the student body at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, it also signals a time for new faces for classroom instruction. Dr. Gail Dillard, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, announced 17 new faculty appointments at... Read More »

Auditions for ‘The Birds’ August 22-23 at ABAC

August 4, 2016 Auditions for the Baldwin Players’ fall production of “The Birds” by Aristophanes will be held Aug. 22-23 at 6:30 p.m. in Howard Auditorium at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Dr. Brian Ray, director of the ABAC theatre group, said this classic Greek comedy has been updated for a... Read More »

ABAC President Says ‘Life is Better at ABAC’

August 4, 2016 In his 11th fall conference address to the faculty and staff, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College President David Bridges assured the Thursday morning audience in Howard Auditorium that “life is better at ABAC.” Bridges, the longest-serving president in the University System of Georgia, said ABAC has stayed true... Read More »