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First Tuesday concert featuring ABAC Community Choir scheduled for March 5

  TIFTON—The Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College First Tuesday Concert scheduled for March 5 will feature the ABAC Community Choir in its first solo concert. Conductor Marti Schert, lecturer of Choral and Applied Voice at ABAC’s School of Arts and Sciences, said that the community choir is an all-volunteer group. “They’re very dedicated,” she said. “It’s…

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Listen to the Land multimedia project wins state museum award

  TIFTON—“Listen to the Land,” a student-run and produced multimedia collaboration between the Gallery at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College’s Georgia Museum of Agriculture and the ABAC School of Arts & Sciences, was named the recipient of the 2024 Multimedia Award by the Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries. The Georgia Association of Museums and galleries…

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Public Health and ABAC Host Second Annual Health Equity Summit

TIFTON – For the second year in a row, the Georgia Department of Public Health’s South Health District in conjunction with Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College are proud to host the Health Equity Summit. The event is scheduled for March 11 at the ABAC campus in Tifton and focuses on the importance of health equity for…

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Farmland enclosure subject of Feb. 27 Usher Lecture Series event

  TIFTON—The enclosure movement and its effect on Mississippi’s farmers will be the topic for the next installment of the Jess Usher Lecture Series at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Tuesday, February 27. Dr. John Cable, an assistant professor of History in ABAC’s School of Arts & Sciences, will be giving the lecture. In the…

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Former ABAC PR Chief Named to Tift County High School Athletic Hall of Fame

  TIFTON—Mike Chason, Director of Public Relations Emeritus at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, was inducted into the Tift County High School Athletic Hall of Fame at the recent ceremony in the TCHS Performing Arts Center. Named the recipient of the Meritorious Service Award, Chason had previously been inducted into the ABAC Athletics Hall of Fame…

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Atlantic and Southern Equipment, ABAC partner on tractor

  TIFTON—Students studying at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College’s J.G. Woodroof Farm and ABAC arena and stables were recently presented the use of a brand new 2023 Massey Ferguson 4700 series tractor by Atlantic and Southern Equipment, LLC. Students will have the use of the tractor for an entire year, thanks to Brady Mercer and Wesley…

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ABAC Presents! pianist Jasmine Arakawa Feb. 20

  TIFTON—Renowned concert pianist Jasmine Arakawa will perform on February 20 as part of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College’s ABAC Presents! Performing Arts Series. Arakawa is an associate professor of piano and piano area coordinator at the University of Florida and holds Doctor of Music and Master of Music degrees in Piano Performance from Indiana University…

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An Evening for ABAC tickets sales end Feb. 9

  TIFTON—Ticket sales for Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College’s annual “An Evening for ABAC” on February 24 are heading into the final stretch. The last day to purchase tickets for the derby-themed event is Friday, Feb. 9. “There are still tickets available for this fantastic, fun event,” said Lynda Fisher, ABAC’s Director of Alumni and Special…

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Van Morrison tribute band concert scheduled for Feb. 1

  “Street Choir: A Van Morrison Experience” is coming to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Thursday, Feb. 1. TIFTON—“Street Choir: A Van Morrison Experience” is coming to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Thursday, Feb. 1 as part of the ABAC Arts and Culture Tribute Series. The show will be held at ABAC’s Howard Auditorium at…

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ABAC Career Center Career Fair registration open

    TIFTON—The Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Career Center has opened registration for their February 22 Career Fair to area businesses wishing to hire ABAC students. “ABAC’s Career Center centralizes career development and exploration for our student body and alums, in addition to strengthening employer relations with the broader ABAC community,” said Rachel Frantz, Career…

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