TIFTON — Seven new members joined the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Board of Trustees recently — James Lee Adams Jr. from Camilla; Greg Goggans from Douglas; James Holcombe from Savannah; Niki Knox from Peachtree City; John W. Langdale III from Valdosta; James H. Moore III from Albany; and Jim Sparks from Hendersonville, N.C. The board posed for this photograph after a recent meeting. From left, front row, are Lynn Lovett, Dale Pflug, Bob Dutton, Jodie Snow, Roger Dill and Niki Knox; second row, James Lee Adams Jr., Courtney Brinson, James Holcombe, Joyce Mims, and Jack Perry; third row, Jim Sparks, Paul Willis, Dallas Hunt, James Moore, Wesley Langdale, and Greg Goggans. Not pictured are George Granade, Vivien Scott, Patty Veazey, Mark Mobley, William Bowen, David Bridges and Bill Davis.
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VSU Spring Senior Art Exhibition runs April 19-May 5
The Valdosta State University Department of Art will kick off its 2014 Spring Senior Art Exhibition with an opening reception in the Fine Arts Gallery from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 19. A student jazz combo will perform.
ABAC announces new student financial director
Michael Wright has been named student financial services director at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, according to an announcement by ABAC President David Bridges.
High school jazz bands to show off at ABAC
Internationally acclaimed saxophonist Roger Pemberton and high school jazz bands from across the state of Georgia will perform at the 36th annual ABAC Jazz Festival on April 17 as a part of George Scott Day, an annual Celebration of the Arts, on the campus of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
Winning essay can score an ABAC scholarship
The winner of a soil stewardship essay contest will take home $75 and a one-year scholarship to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
Valdosta State names Hudson Rogers its new provost
Valdosta State University President William J. McKinney has named Hudson P. Rogers as provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. The appointment will take effect July 1, 2014.
Gen. Bernard Loeffke to speak at Thomas University commencement
Thomas University will hold its annual Commencement ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 3, in the Ben Grace Historic Quadrangle on its Main Campus. More than 290 students will receive associate, bachelor’s or master’s degrees. Major General (Retired) Bernard “Burn” Loeffke will serve as the speaker.
ABAC announces bachelor's degree in business
For the first time ever, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Economic Development according to an announcement by ABAC President David Bridges at a news conference this morning in Lewis Hall.
VSU Mass Choir concert Saturday
The Valdosta State University Mass Choir will hold its annual spring concert in Jennett Hall at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12.
UGA researcher focuses on soil moisture
George Vellidis has been fascinated by agricultural engineering since he was a high school student in Thessaloniki, Greece. As a professor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in Tifton, Vellidis is living out his childhood passion every day.
ACTU concerts set for April 11 and 13
Two concerts are planned for this weekend in Thomasville: "A Saxophone Sampler" on Friday and Handel's "Messiah" on Sunday.
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