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ABAC Alumni Association Honors Athens Resident

April 16, 2015 The ABAC Alumni Association at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College recently honored Dr. Beverly Sparks from Athens during the 2015 Homecoming Week.  Alumni Board Member Gloria Beard, Alumni Association President Keith Rucker, and ABAC President David Bridges presented Sparks with the Distinguished Alumnus Award. Printable News Release

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ABAC Alumni Association Honors Adel Family

April 16, 2015 The ABAC Alumni Association at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College recently honored the Marshall Bennett, Sr., family from Adel during the 2015 Homecoming Week.  ABAC President David Bridges (far left) and Alumni Association President Keith Rucker (far right) presented the Bennett family with the Family Legacy Award.  Three... Read More »

ABAC Employees Receive Service Awards

April 14, 2015 Thirty-three employees who have been a part of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College for a combined 425 years were recently honored at the annual faculty-staff picnic on the ABAC campus. Two 30-year service awards went to Randy Carter, senior mail clerk at the ABAC post office, and Judy... Read More »

Alumni Awarded at 2015 Homecoming

April 13, 2015 Recipients of the Alumni Award and Athletics Hall of Fame at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College gathered on Friday night to be honored at a dinner as part of the Homecoming Week festivities.  A total of 13 awards were presented the evening ceremony. Printable News Release Read More »

Stallion Cup Awarded to ABAC’s Forestry Club and SAF Student Chapter

April 13, 2015 The Second Annual Stallion Cup winner was presented during the Gee Haw Whoa Back Rodeo on Saturday night as part of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College’s Homecoming Week.  The winner of this year’s cup is the ABAC Forestry Club, an official Society of American Foresters Student Chapter.  The... Read More »

Degler and Stephens Named 2015 Homecoming King and Queen

April 13, 2015 Lisa Stephens, a rural studies – writing and communication major from Turin and Clay Degler, a business and economic development major from Greenville, were named the 2015 Homecoming King and Queen at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. The couple, sponsored by the ABAC Men’s Golf team, was crowned... Read More »

Ashburn Student Wins Top Academic Award at ABAC Honors Day

April 9, 2015 Sarah A. Rooks, a senior biology major from Ashburn, was named the top academic student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College at Wednesday’s Honors Day ceremony. Rooks became the first person in the 28-year history of the J.G. Woodroof Award to receive the distinction on two occasions. She... Read More »

ABAC HONORS TOP FACULTY, STAFF, ADMINISTRATOR, ADVISOR

April 9, 2015 The top faculty member, staff member, administrator, and academic advisor for the 2014-2015 academic year were recognized during Wednesday’s Honors Day ceremony at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Dr. Hans Schmeisser, Assistant Professor of Political Science, received the W. Bruce and Rosalyn Ray Donaldson Award for Teaching Excellence. ... Read More »

Ron Westray-Thomas Heflin Quintet, Jazz Festival April 16 at ABAC

April 6, 2015 Internationally acclaimed trombonist Ron Westray will join jazz trumpet artist Thomas Heflin for a dynamic performance at 7 p.m. on April 16 of The Ron Westray-Thomas Heflin Quintet in the final show of this season’s performing arts series at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. A Jazz Clinic will... Read More »

Wiregrass Farmers Market Opens at Museum of Agriculture April 11

April 2, 2015 From goat milk to free-range eggs, the Wiregrass Farmers Market will have a wide variety of items available from local farmers when it opens for its 2015 season from 9 a.m. until noon on April 1l behind the Country Store at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and... Read More »