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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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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!

 

 

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Ms. ABAC Top Five

The ABAC Ag Business Club hosted the 46th Annual Ms. ABAC contest last night. Congratulations to Nashville native, Marlee Mathis, who was named Ms. ABAC 2015. Top five pictured (l-r): Kaylee Ewing from Monroe, Brittany Sherrod from Swainsboro, Ms. ABAC 2015 Marlee Mathis from Nashville, Madison Lynn from Vidalia, and Sarah O’Neal from Tifton. Good job to all of the participants. It was quite a show!

President Carter Speaks to Packed House

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