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ABAC FINANCIAL AID PRIORITY DEADLINE IS JULY 1

TIFTON –New students interested in receiving financial aid at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2018-19 academic year should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application and verification process by the priority deadline of July 1. The purpose of the priority deadline is to complete financial aid…

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Former Tift County High Valedictorian Named President of ABAC Ambassadors

TIFTON—Kaycee Aultman has been selected as the 2018-19 president of the ABAC Ambassadors, one of the most prestigious student leadership organizations at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Aultman, the daughter of Stacy and Jerri Kaye Aultman, is a junior writing and communication major from Tifton who always knew she wanted to... Read More »

Audrey Luke-Morgan, Kip Hall Honored at ABAC

TIFTON – Audrey Luke-Morgan, lecturer of agribusiness, and Kip Hall, assistant professor of forestry, were selected as recipients of the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Teaching Award of Merit for the 2017-18 academic year at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. “Being awarded the NACTA Teaching Award of Merit... Read More »

Three Administrators Receive Emeritus Status at ABAC

TIFTON—Three former administrators at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College have recently been awarded emeritus status for their lasting contributions during their tenure at the institution. ABAC President David Bridges said Dr. Gail Dillard, Dr. Tim Marshall, and Dr. Bobbie Robinson have been selected for the prestigious emeritus status. “Emeritus status is... Read More »

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... Read More »

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 »