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Lakeland Student Wins Meal Plan at ABAC

February 20, 2017 Camry Monroe from Lakeland won a one-semester meal plan at the recent Stallion Day event at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton.  The event gives prospective students and their families an opportunity to see what the college has to offer.  On hand for the presentation was Ms….

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Madison Student Wins Housing Fee Waiver at ABAC

February 20, 2017 Morgan Alacron from Madison won a $235 housing application fee waiver at the recent Stallion Day event at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Ga.  The event gives prospective students and their families an opportunity to see what the college has to offer.  On hand for the presentation was Ms. ABAC 2017, Anna Marie Pugh of... Read More »

Hahira Student Wins Tuition Grant at ABAC

February 20, 2017 Carly Williams from Hahira won a $500 tuition grant at the recent Stallion Day event at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton.  The event gives prospective students and their families an opportunity to see what the college has to offer. On hand for the presentation was Ms.... Read More »

ABAC Celebrates 109th Birthday on February 20

February 16, 2017 The history of Tifton might not record a gold rush or an oil boom to pump much needed dollars into the community.  But 109 years ago on Feb. 20, 1908, the wise leaders of Tifton reaped an economic bonanza with the opening of the Second District Agricultural... Read More »

ABAC Quiz Bowl Team Takes First Place for Second Year in a Row

February 16, 2017 The Forestry Quiz Bowl Team at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College finished in first place for the second year in a row at the Southeastern Section, Society of American Foresters meeting, held recently in Miramar Beach, Fla. Coached by Dr. Renaldo Arroyo, assistant professor of forest resources, the... Read More »

ABAC Newspaper Wins Awards at GCPA Competition

February 14, 2017 The student newspaper at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College received five overall awards and three individual awards at the recent Georgia College Press Association (GCPA) competition in Macon. Dr. Thomas Grant, advisor to “The Stallion,” said the publication received second place for General Excellence among four-year Georgia colleges with... Read More »

King Hall Renovation Underway at ABAC

February 14, 2017 A renovation project focusing on a building constructed in 1939 is now underway on the campus of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Tim Carpenter, director of housing operations at ABAC, said the project involving King Hall carries a total price tag of $1.8 million.  After the renovation, King... Read More »

ABAC Alumni Association President Believes ABAC Success Will Continue

February 14, 2017 Chuck Scarborough is completely invested in the new Destination ABAC strategic plan.  As far as he’s concerned all roads do indeed lead to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. “The atmosphere and the environment at ABAC really haven’t changed since I was a student there in 1978,” Scarborough, who... Read More »

ABAC Grounds Crew Stretches Imagination in Turf Drawings

February 9, 2017 Painting a James Bond likeness on the lawn didn’t exactly fit the job description of a grounds manager when Brad Barbee joined the Sodexo staff at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on July 14, 2008.  Nothing like taking advantage of talents wherever they may be hidden. “We were... Read More »

ABAC Performance Series Presents Pianist Read Gainsford February 23

February 9, 2017 Acclaimed pianist Read Gainsford will perform at 7 p.m. on Feb. 23 in Howard Auditorium on the campus of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College as part of the ABAC Presents! Performing Arts Series. Dubbed the “Pianist of the People,” Gainsford’s international career has led him to travel the... Read More »