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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…

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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 »

General Public Invited to ABAC Performance Preview on August 11

The Office of College Advancement at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will host the 2016-2017 ABAC Performing Arts Season Preview at 6 p.m. on Aug. 11 to spotlight the ABAC Presents! Performing Arts Series, the First Tuesday concerts, An Evening for ABAC, the Baldwin Players’ productions, and all other musical performances... Read More »

ABAC Ambassador Application Deadline August 19

August 2, 2016 Applications are now being accepted for the ABAC Ambassadors, one of the most prestigious student organizations at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. ABAC Director of Marketing and Communication Lindsey Roberts, one of the advisors to the organization, said the Ambassadors are a select group of students chosen for... Read More »

ABAC Alumnus to Speak at Freshman Convocation August 9

July 28, 2016 Buzzing with nervous anticipation, hundreds of freshmen will enter Gressette Gymnasium on Aug. 9 for the 12th annual Freshman Convocation at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.  The 11 a.m. ceremony serves as the opening of the academic year as the students embark on a path to gain a... Read More »

New Laboratory Building Makes ABAC ‘Destination’ for Science Students

July 28, 2016 Opening a new $8.5 million laboratory sciences building sends a message to students considering careers in health care, science, and mathematics, according to Dr. Johnny Evans, Dean of the School of Science and Mathematics at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. “ABAC is now a destination for students who... Read More »

Georgia Museum of Agriculture Sets August Hours

July 26, 2016 Portions of the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will be temporarily closed during the month of August for scheduled seasonal updates. Museum Director Garrett Boone said the Historic Village, Gallery, and the Museum will be closed until Sept. 3. The... Read More »

ABAC Opens New Lab Sciences Building July 27

July 21, 2016 Students enrolled in the bachelor’s degree program in biology at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will begin the upcoming fall semester with an ultra-modern laboratory sciences building open to them around the clock. Doors to the brand new $8.5 million-dollar laboratory sciences building will open for the first... Read More »