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About Us


Our mission is to educate each student to meet the challenges of a dynamic global business environment through impactful scholarship and challenge-driven learning experiences.


The vision of the Stafford School of Business is be recognized for its forward-thinking and sustainable business education model while maintaining its relevance in the community.

Strategic Priorities

  • Enhance student engagement through experiential learning opportunities and co-curricular activities that develop their business and leadership skills.
  • Build and promote a culture of faculty excellence in innovative teaching and learning that in turn, connects our school with the global business community.
  • Strengthen and leverage our relationship with the industry and community by more actively engaging faculty, students and external partners in activities that have relevance and impact.

Penley Painting

ABAC commissioned Steve Penley to create the historic painting for the Stafford School of Business in Lewis Hall. | More »

DeNean Stafford III Family Scholarship

John Hall, a freshman from Moultrie, is the first recipient of the brand new DeNean Stafford, III Family Scholarship from the Stafford School of Business at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

Stafford Scholarship

Stafford School of Business

The Stafford School of Business is named after Mr. DeNean Stafford, Jr., a very successful businessman and community leader in Tifton.  Mr. Stafford passed away in 2001 at the age of 86. He left a legacy of love and support behind and in 2012, ABAC recognized his lifelong contributions and honored his family by naming the business school the Stafford School of Business.

About Stafford