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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 »

Georgia Museum of Agriculture

With so many fall events at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture, there is something for everyone. Start off your fall festivities at the Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze. There will also be a “Country Fair”, Trick or Treat in the Village and cane grinding demonstrations. Celebrate Thanksgiving season at GMA with the Native American Experience and Wiregrass Thanksgiving Feast.

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Ms. ABAC

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Big day at Georgia Museum of Agriculture

Registration for the morning race opens at 8 a.m. with a race start time of 9 a.m. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. for the evening race which begins at sundown.

The registration fee for the Fun Run/Walk is $20 each for adults and children. The registration fee for the Zombie Trail Run is $30 each for adults and children. All participants in either run will receive an event t-shirt contingent upon the date of registration. Special zombie awards, such as best scream, will also be given out.

For more information on the A-Maze-ing Zombie Run, interested persons can contact Tonia Carpenter at (229) 391-5205 or by e-mail at tcarpenter@abac.edu.

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Halloween Baseball Game

October 30, 2014 at 6:30 PM at the Stallion Baseball Field on campus.

The Stallions have partnered with Ameris Bank for an evening of fun antics for players and spectators! Players and coaches will be on the field dressed in costume.

Candy will be handed out to all fans who come dressed in costume!