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Rayonier First Corporate Sponsor for Forestry Conclave at ABAC

TIFTON— When 300 college and university students from across the south visit Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on March 22-24 for the Forestry Conclave, Rayonier will help to pave the way. ABAC Chief Development Officer Deidre Martin said Rayonier is the first corporate sponsor for the 61st annual event which involves…

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Chimes Ring Out Again as ABAC Graduates Enter New Phase of Their Lives

TIFTON— When the graduates of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College streamed out of Gressette Gym on Thursday after the fall commencement ceremony, their happy smiles grew even bigger when they heard the chimes from the Chapel of All Faiths serenading them on their accomplishments. Silenced for the past five years due... Read More »

Smith, Winkler Receive Top Awards at ABAC Commencement

December 14, 2017 TIFTON—Jared Smith from Hastings, Fla., and John Winkler from Cumming received the top awards presented by the ABAC Alumni Association during the fall commencement ceremony on Thursday at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Smith, an agriculture major, was named the winner of the ABAC Alumni Association Award which... Read More »

Board of Regents Approves ABAC, Bainbridge Consolidation

December 12, 2017 TIFTON—The consolidation of Bainbridge State College (BSC) with Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) moved a step closer to culmination on Tuesday when the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) approved the prospectus for the merger. Coupled with the approval of the prospectus by... Read More »

Doc Severinsen, Byron Stripling Quartet to Perform in ABAC Arts Series January 11

December 12, 2017 TIFTON—“Heeeeere’s Johnny!” That lead-in, followed by a big band trumpet blast, dominated late night television across the country for 30 years. The ‘Johnny’ was Johnny Carson, the announcer was Ed McMahon, and the bandleader was Doc Severinsen. Americans welcomed the always entertaining telecast into their living rooms... Read More »

State Representative Sam Watson to Speak at ABAC Commencement Dec. 14

November 28, 2017 TIFTON – State Representative Sam Watson will be the featured speaker at the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. in Gressette Gym.  A total of 176 graduates are expected to receive their diplomas at the ceremony. ABAC President David Bridges... Read More »

ABAC Named Military Friendly College for Third Straight Year

November 29, 2017 TIFTON – For the third consecutive year, Victory Media has awarded Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College recognition as a Military Friendly® School. “Because of the Veterans Initiative that ABAC started a couple of years ago, I think that our students who are in the military or who have... Read More »

ABAC Selects 15 Students for Ambassadors’ Program

November 28, 2017 TIFTON – Fifteen students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College have been selected to participate in one of the most prestigious organizations on campus, the ABAC Ambassadors. Students serving as Ambassadors include Kaycee Aultman, a sophomore writing and communications major from Tifton; Jaylee Bass, a freshman biology major... Read More »

ABAC Students Receives Southeastern Credit Union Scholarships

November 21, 2017 Southeastern Credit Union President and Chief Executive Officer E. Michael Gudely recently presented scholarships to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College students Jaylee Bass, a biology major from Adel, and Nicholas Rosatti, a history and government major from Hahira. ““Receiving the Foundation Scholars Scholarship initially meant that I could... Read More »

Woodworker’s Shop Now Open at ABAC’s Georgia Museum of Agriculture

November 16, 2017 Visitors can immerse themselves into the life of an early 20th century woodworker in a new permanent exhibit at the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village. Polly Huff, assistant director and curator at the Museum, said ABAC curatorial intern students Alejandra Penne... Read More »