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Catfish Lunch on May 19 at Georgia Museum of Agriculture

May 1, 2017 The Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will offer a fried catfish lunch on site at the Mercantile Store on May 19. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person and can be picked up at…

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ABAC to Honor Memory of Former Lakeland Mayor with Honorary Degree

May 1, 2017 Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will recognize the outstanding public service record of former Lakeland Mayor Jay Shaw on May 11 when ABAC President David Bridges will present an Honorary Degree from ABAC to Shaw’s widow, Libby, at the spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. in Gressette Gymnasium.... Read More »

Matthew Tucker Continues Family Tradition as an ABAC Ambassador

April 27, 2017 When he was growing up, Matthew Tucker heard a lot about Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Both his parents, Tony and Laura Beth, and his older brother, Brett, are alumni of the college. “For the most part I chose ABAC to continue the family tradition,” Matthew said. “I... Read More »

Baker Named Provost, Vice President for Academic Affairs at ABAC

April 27, 2017 Dr. Jerry Baker has been selected as the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.   ABAC President David Bridges said the appointment will become effective July 1.  Dr. Gail Dillard, Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs since 2014, plans to retire June... Read More »

ABAC Establishes the Lisa Purvis Allison Spirit of Nursing Endowment

April 25, 2017 TIFTON – The School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and the family of Lisa Purvis Allison have announced the establishment of the Lisa Purvis Allison Spirit of Nursing Endowment. “Scholarship support is critical for so many of the students in ABAC’s nursing... Read More »

Milltown Murals Creator to Speak at ABAC Spring Commencement

April 24, 2017 TIFTON—The creator of the historic Milltown Murals project in Lakeland, Ga., will be the featured speaker at the spring commencement ceremony on May 11 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Nell Roquemore, who initiated the historic murals project in Lakeland in 1998, will address the 2017 graduating class... Read More »

Service Awards Presented to 23 ABAC Employees

April 24, 2017 TIFTON – Twenty-three employees who have been a part of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College for a combined 320 years were recently honored at the annual faculty-staff service awards ceremony on the ABAC campus. A 30-year service award went to Ernest Kelly, Senior Network Administrator in the Office... Read More »

Doerun Student Wins Top Academic Award at ABAC Honors Day

April 21, 2017 Ashley G. Pelham,a senior business and economic development major from Doerun, was named the top academic student at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College when she received the J.G. Woodroof Award at Thursday’s Honors Day ceremony. Pelham has been on the President’s List and the Dean’s List while pursuing... Read More »

Campbell Receives Top Teaching Award at ABAC Honors Day

April 21, 2017 Dr. Erin Campbell, Professor of English, received the top award presented to a faculty member at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Thursday when she was honored with the W. Bruce and Rosalyn Ray Donaldson Award for Teaching Excellence at the annual Honors Day ceremony. Anita White, Administrative... Read More »

Moultrie Resident Receives Top Administrator Award at ABAC Honors Day

April 21, 2017 Dr. Gail Dillard, Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, received the E. Lanier Carson Leadership Award at the ABAC Honors Day ceremony on Thursday.  A Moultrie resident, Dillard has served as both a faculty member and an administrator at the college. Established... Read More »