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ABAC Students Say Thank You

August 29, 2017 Students who receive scholarships from the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Foundation gather in the alumni office each year to write thank-you notes to their scholarship donors.  Hundreds of students take part in the process which is supported by members of the ABAC Alumni Association who provide milk…

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Abandoned Rural America Exhibit Opens September 16 at Museum of Agriculture

August 29, 2017 A solitary chimney, covered with vines and weeds, stands as a silent memory of days gone by.  A barn with one end of its tin roof collapsed will never again relive its glory days when it flourished as a center of agricultural activity. These are the types... Read More »

ABAC Performing Arts Series Kicks Off Season September 24

August 28, 2017 Symphonies, jazz, and dramatic performances are all included in the eight events of this year’s ABAC Presents! Performing Arts Series at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. ABAC Arts Connection Director Wayne Jones said the theme for this year’s series is “Ignite.” “We selected this theme because that is... Read More »

ABAC Students Check Out Future as Flight Nurse

August 24, 2017 Kristen Garrett (r), a freshman nursing major from Sycamore, talks with Molly Bond, a flight nurse with the Air Evac Lifeteam helicopter which landed on the front lawn of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Thursday.  The Bell 206 helicopter crew described to a group of ABAC nursing... Read More »

ABAC Selects Murphy Scholarship Recipient

August 23, 2017 Sarah Kremin, a nursing major from Tifton, has been selected as the recipient of the Christie V. Murphy Scholarship in Nursing at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. “We are honored to have a scholarship in memory of Christie on our campus,” Troy Spicer, Dean of the ABAC School... Read More »

Nineteen New Faculty Join ABAC Academic Ranks

August 17, 2017 Just as the new academic year which opened on Wednesday brings new faces to the student body at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, it also signals a time for new faces in classroom instruction. Dr. Jerry Baker, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, announced 19 new faculty... Read More »

James Holcomb Plans for Progress of ABAC Foundation to Continue

August 15, 2017 “Continued progress beats postponed perfection,” according to James Holcomb, the new chair of the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Foundation, Inc.  This philosophy sums up the way Holcomb lives his life as a successful business leader, and he says it will also guide him as he begins his... Read More »

ABAC Begins Fall Semester with Record Number in Bachelor’s Degree Programs

August 14, 2017 A record number of students will be enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs when fall semester classes begin on Wednesday at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Those students will be able to choose from 13 bachelor’s degrees, including five new programs approved on Aug. 8 by the Board of... Read More »

King Hall Gets New Life as ABAC Prepares for Fall Semester

August 10, 2017 A 78-year-old building took a breath of new life at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Thursday when ABAC President David Bridges opened King Hall after a year-long renovation process. “This building has a long history here at ABAC,” Bridges said.  “It was at one time the library... Read More »

Masonic Lodges Fund New ABAC Scholarship

August 10, 2017 Matthew King and Thomas King are the first recipients of the newly created Masonic Lodge of Tifton #47 and #745 F&AM Scholarship to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. “Establishing this scholarship means a lot to us,” Bert Connell, Master of Tifton Lodge #47, said.  “Our organization is dedicated... Read More »