Campus Life

ABAC Approaches New Year with Overflowing Residence Halls, More Nursing Students

TIFTON—With fall semester classes kicking off on Tuesday, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College approaches the 2019-20 academic year with residence halls jammed to capacity and more students studying to be nurses and agricultural education teachers. Dr. Chris Kinsey, Director of Residence Life, took a few moments from Freshman Move-In...

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Valerie Touchstone Will Be Keynote Speaker at ABAC Freshman Convocation August 12

TIFTON— Valerie Touchstone, an ABAC alumnus who founded her own marketing and public relations agency in Tifton, will be the keynote speaker at the 15th annual Freshman Convocation on Aug. 12 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. The 11 a.m. ceremony in Gressette Gymnasium serves as the opening of the...

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New ABAC Dean Says People and Flamingos Share Many Similarities

TIFTON—Dr. Matthew Anderson believes people and flamingos share many common characteristics. “When one flamingo gets excited, they all get excited,” Anderson, the new Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, said.  “They are fascinating birds.  They succumb to peer pressure just like...

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ABAC Students Learn from World Renowned Scientists in Pacific Northwest

TIFTON—Traveling to the northwest corner of the United States to scan rodent specimens may not sound like a good time to most but for two students and their professor from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, it’s an experience they will never forget. ABAC Professor Andrew McIntosh and ABAC students...

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ABAC Study Abroad Trip Enlightens Student on Life in France

TIFTON—Eating endless amounts of bread and cheese, touring a snail farm, and living like the French were some of the highlights for a group of students from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College who experienced a study abroad trip to France this summer. For Loren Lindler, studying abroad was the...

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ABAC’s Destination Ag Impacts Record Number of Students in Third Year

TIFTON—The buzz of children’s excited voices easily matched that of the bees inside the observation hive at the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village. The observation beehive was one of the new additions to the Destination Ag program at the Museum during the...

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Georgia Power Foundation Donates to ABAC Scholarships, Destination Ag

TIFTON—Students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College as well as possible ABAC students in the future will benefit from a recent $5,000 donation from the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc., to the ABAC Foundation, Inc. ABAC Chief Development Officer Deidre Martin said the contribution will assist the ABAC student scholarship...

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ABAC Celebrates National Ice Cream Day with Exhibit at Country Store on July 20

TIFTON—A unique collection of late 1800s drug store artifacts from the drug store in Boston, Ga., will be on display at the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village on July 20 in celebration of National Ice Cream Day, which is on July 21....

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Tifton Native Selected as President of ABAC Ambassadors

TIFTON—Hannah King has been named the 2019-2020 president of the ABAC Ambassadors, one of the most prestigious student leadership organizations at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.  King, daughter of David King and MeLisa King, is a senior biology major at ABAC.  She is a Tifton native who grew up...

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