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ABAC Alumnus Maps Road to Success at Convocation

August 11, 2015 Over 1,350 first time students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College listened attentively in the bleachers at Gressette Gym on Tuesday morning when ABAC alumnus Gloria Beard (Class of ’87) outlined a pathway to success in college at the annual Freshman Convocation. “This is a very special place,”…

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New Faculty at ABAC for 2015 Fall Term

August 11, 2015 Just as the new academic year opening on Wednesday brings new faces in 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 15 new faculty appointments at... Read More »

ABAC Fall Term Classes Begin August 12

August 7, 2015 Beginning Wednesday, a new small town sets up shop inside Tift County. That’s the day when over 3,300 students begin fall semester classes at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. “There’s always a lot of excitement centered on the first day of classes,” ABAC President David Bridges said. “I... Read More »

ABAC Ambassador Application Deadline August 21

August 7, 2015 Applications are now being accepted for the ABAC Ambassadors, one of the most prestigious student organizations at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Public Relations Assistant Lindsey Roberts, one of the advisors to the organization, said the ABAC Ambassadors are a select group of students chosen for their enthusiasm,... Read More »

Hall Appointed Trustee for ABAC Foundation

August 6, 2015 Carla Hall, Director of Occupational Medicine at the WorkSmart Occupational Health Clinic at Tift Regional Medical Center, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Foundation, Inc., according to an announcement today by Foundation Board Chair Lynn Lovett. “Carla is an... Read More »


August 6, 2015 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... Read More »

Target Presents Grant to Museum Gallery

August 3, 2015 Target recently presented a $3,000 community grant to the Gallery at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. The grant will support the Gallery’s Bottles and Brushes art classes. Attending the presentation were (l-r): Tony Richards from Target, Tony Christopher from... Read More »

Georgia Power Makes Donation to ABAC Veteran Success Center

August 3, 2015 Georgia Power Tifton Area Manager Lynn Lovett presents Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College President David Bridges and Director of Student Accounts and Veterans Affairs Certifying Official Jessica Swords with the first corporate donation for the proposed Veteran Success Center on the campus. Lovett also serves as the chair... Read More »

Seasonal Closure for Portion of Museum in August

July 30, 2015 The Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will have its scheduled seasonal closure for several parts of the site during the month of August. Museum Director Garrett Boone said the Historic Village, Gallery, and the Museum will be closed until Sept.... Read More »

Four ABAC Faculty Members Receive Promotions

July 30, 2015 Four members of the faculty at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College have been approved for promotion, effective Aug. 1, according to Dr. Gail Dillard, ABAC Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs. Those receiving promotions include Dr. Darby Sewell, Dr. James Galt-Brown, Becca Turner, and Diantha Ellis. Sewell has... Read More »