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Sigma Alpha

History:
Sigma Alpha began with five women, Ann Huling Mathews, Cindie Davis, Marilyn Burns, Amy Mathews, and Jennifer McMillan, and their dream to have a sorority with same passion for agriculture they all shared. On January 26, 1978 Sigma Alpha was officially recognized as a Professional Agricultural Sorority. Sigma Alpha was created to foster the study of agriculture among women by promoting scholarship, leadership, service, and fellowship.

Mission/ Goals:
Mission: Cultivating Professional Women in Agriculture

Objective: The objective of Sigma Alpha shall be to promote its members in all facets of agriculture and to strengthen the bonds of friendship among them. It is the purpose of the members to strive for achievement in scholarship, leadership, and service, and to further the development of excellence in women pursuing careers in agriculture.

Vision: To be the foremost organization fostering academic excellence and professional development while encouraging networking and lifelong bonds for women leading the agricultural industry. We strive to build diversity by marketing our organization on an international level.

Special Events/Accomplishments:
As a professional sorority Sigma Alpha aims to advocate for women in agriculture. One of our main philanthropies includes Ag in the Classroom a program in which we go out into the schools in our community and teach children about the importance of agriculture.

Requirements to Pledge:
Must have a minimum 2.25 overall high school GPA or a minimum 2.25 overall college GPA for any college courses earned in order to join an organization. Having a passion for agriculture only makes the experience more enjoyable.

Contact Information:
Jesse Still- President of Sigma Alpha Beta Nu
abacsigmaalpha@gmail.com

For more information visit the Sigma Alpha Facebook!

National Sigma Alpha

Sigma Alpha has created a culture of women excelling in agriculture by providing endless opportunities for women in the business. Learn more about Sigma Alpha from the national website. | More »

24th Annual Mr. ABAC

The Family and Consumer Sciences Club would like to invite all campus clubs and organizations to enter contestants in this year’s contest. Clubs may sponsor more than one contestant. Mr. ABAC will be held on Monday, April 6, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. in Howard Auditorium. Sponsor’s agreement, entry fees, typed contestant’s information sheets, & contestant’s class schedule must be turned in to the Dr. Sewell in Bowen 205 by 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 4, 2015.

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New Technology for Nursing Program

From tablets to Telehealth, the nursing students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College are incorporating the latest technology into their preparations for Registered Nurse licensure.

The application deadline is Feb. 15 for the 2015 summer term of the One Year R.N. Nursing Program, May 15 for the 2015 fall term Generic Track Nursing Program, Aug. 15 for the 2016 spring term One Year R.N. Nursing Program, and Sept. 15 for the 2016 spring semester Generic Track Nursing Program.

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Sanctioned Truck & Tractor Pull

The Agricultural Engineering Technology Club at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will host a truck and tractor pull March 5-7 at the ABAC Pull Track.  The events on March 5-6 will begin at 7 p.m. and on March 7 at 6 p.m.  This is the first sanctioned truck and tractor pull at the college since the 1980s.

New to the truck and tractor pull will be the Southern Pullers Association Super Modified pulls on March 6-7.  Admission for each night is $15 for adults, $10 for children 6-10 years of age, and free to children five and under.

For more information on the AET Truck and Tractor Pull, contact AET President Brittany Gunter via e-mail at bgunter1@stallions.abac.edu.

 

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