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ABAC to Partner with City of Tifton to Operate Tift Theatre

TIFTON—Performing arts students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will experience the bright lights of downtown Tifton after the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between ABAC and the City of Tifton which stipulates that ABAC will take over operation of the Tift Theatre beginning July 1. “I think…

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Travel with ABAC to Swan House, Governor’s Mansion in Atlanta

TIFTON—Two of the most iconic homes in Georgia will be the destination on June 20 when the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Alumni Association offers a trip to the Swan House and the Governor’s Mansion in Atlanta. “We will leave ABAC very early and arrive at the Governor’s Mansion for a... Read More »

Rentz Named Outstanding Staff Member from ABAC School of Agriculture

TIFTON – Grant Rentz, a natural resources technician, recently received the Outstanding Staff Member award for the 2017-18 academic year from the ABAC School of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Dr. Mark Kistler, Dean of the School of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Dr. William Moore,... Read More »

Cochran Student Named Presidential Scholar at ABAC

TIFTON – Jacob Smith from Cochran will receive the prestigious Presidential Scholarship at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College beginning with the 2018 fall semester. Smith, a Bleckley County High School graduate, will begin his major in wildlife management/forestry when ABAC fall term classes begin on Aug. 15.  Throughout his high school... Read More »

Perry High School Student Named Presidential Scholar at ABAC

TIFTON – Charley Lollis from Perry will receive the prestigious Presidential Scholarship at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College beginning with the 2018 fall semester. Lollis, a graduate of Perry High School, plans to major in agricultural communication.  She has an impressive list of extracurricular activities that she participated in while maintaining... Read More »

ABAC Receives Certification for Ag Education Program

TIFTON— After a positive vote from the members of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission at their recent meeting, the Agricultural Education Teacher Preparation program at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is fully accredited, and ABAC is ready to help to fill the void of agricultural education teachers in the state. “Having... Read More »

Orton, Fisher Receive Top Awards at ABAC Spring Commencement

TIFTON—Ginger Orton from Ellaville and Matthew Fisher from Tifton received the top awards presented by the ABAC Alumni Association during the spring commencement ceremony on Thursday at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Orton, an agricultural communication major, was selected as the recipient of the ABAC Alumni Association Award which goes to... Read More »

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Honors ABAC for King Hall Project

TIFTON – The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation recently presented Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College with the “Excellence in Rehabilitation” award for the renovation of King Hall, a building constructed in 1939. “We didn’t make any major changes to the building’s original architectural design or structure,” Melvin Merrill, director of capital... Read More »

Jessica Hawke to Speak at Young Writers’ Workshop at ABAC July 14

TIFTON – Young adult fiction writer Jessica Hawke will speak at the annual Young Writers’ Workshop on July 14 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. The workshop begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. and ends with a 3:30 p.m. reception. Students in high school or students attending ABAC are welcome to... Read More »

Worth County High School Senior Receives Music Scholarship at ABAC

TIFTON— Brittany Griffin, a senior at Worth County High School, has been selected as the recipient of the Elsie and Paul Gaines Applied Music Scholarship at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Griffin auditioned for the ABAC music program on March 8. Following an outstanding performance, she was chosen as the recipient... Read More »