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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…

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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 »